Watching Who wants to be a Millionaire, which used to be at DCA when it first opened and park quests could actually play in an exact replica of the studio. It is now the character Dancing with Disney. Question asked was "Before Walt Disney passed away in 1966, one of the last things he wrote down was the name of what actor. A: Dennis Quaid, B:John Travolta, C:Michael Douglas, D: Kurt Russell. I knew this right away.
When Meredith gave the answer she said no one knew why Walt had written down Kurt's name. Walt had signed Russell to a ten year contract in 1960. Received The Disney Legends Award 1998 for living up to the Disney principals of: The Disney Legends award has three distinct elements that characterize the contributions made by each talented recipient. The Spiral ... stands for imagination, the power of an idea. The Hand ... holds the gifts of skill, discipline and craftsmanship. The Wand and the Star ... represent magic: the spark that is ignited when imagination and skill combine to create a new dream. - splashphotoCM
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