Welcome to Dixon on Disney, the home of The Key to the Kingdom series, released by Deep River Books, and The Disney Driven Life/The Disney Code books, released by Theme Park Press. These books are written by Jeff Dixon and they are a must read for any fan of Walt Disney World.

Disagreeing with Disney

Disagreeing with Disney

This trip into the realm of Disney Archaeology digs right into the life and times of Walt Disney, his leadership skills, and his ability to bring out the best in people. Many people over the years have offered up their opinion on how strong willed Walt Disney could...

Coffee with Walt

Coffee with Walt

This edition of Disney Archaeology is a bit unusual – because it invites you to have a cup of coffee with Walt Disney. Now, this of course involved a little imagination but we begin with Renie Bardeau, the longtime chief photographer for Disneyland, seated on the...

Don’t be such a Pollyanna

Don’t be such a Pollyanna

Here is a bit of Disney Archaeology that takes us into the life of Walt Disney himself. Some of you will remember the old phrase – “don’t be such a Pollyanna”Now the term Pollyanna is used to describe someone who is a person who is optimistic and tries to find the...

What is a fire and what’s the word? Burn….

What is a fire and what’s the word? Burn….

Here is a bit of Disney Archaeology for animated film fans. As most Disney fans know, rarely does an animator haphazardly put something in a Disney film and the work they create is a very unique art form to be sure. So here is a bit of mystery found in The Little...

A Day at the Disney Studios…

A Day at the Disney Studios…

Imagine walking through the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. The time is a bygone era…but it is a time that is remembered fondly and the Walt Disney Studios was THE place to be. Innovative, collaborative, colorful design had created a studio that looked more like a...