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Mar 28, 2013 6:33 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 28th, 1929. The Mickey Mouse short, "The Opry House" directed by Walt Disney, is released. Mickey owns & performs @ his own theatre, going in drag as a harem girl, in a derby as a Hasidic Jew, & finally in a wig as a fancy pianist! It is the first time Mickey is seen wearing his trademark white gloves! To watch: http://is.gd/r4JXYi Also on the day in 1987, The very 1st Disney Store opens in the Glendale Galleria in Glendale, California. It is Disney's 1st retail store outside of a theme park or resort. Disney executives weren’t sure if a store dedicated to selling Disney merchandise in a mall setting would be a success. But the thousands of eager guests that arrived at the grand opening answered that question. :) In addition, in 2000, Disneyland officials lift the ban on park employees wearing mustaches. A rule that had been put into effect in 1957 by Walt Disney himself. πŸ‘¨ In the early days of Disneyland, male cast members were not allowed to have long hair, or any facial hair at all, as this was not seen as the wholesome, all-American image which Disneyland was meant to convey. The philosophy was that park guests actually preferred for all cast members to be clean-cut & wholesome looking. Amusement parks did not always have a good reputation, & Walt Disney wanted to set his park apart from the rest. What do YOU think? Does Disneyland do just that?

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I personalty don't like how relaxed Disney has become with the grooming of its Cast and that goes along with the costuming as well. Back in the 90s when I was there they use to send people home for their hair not being neat or side burns being to long, to much makeup, wrong color socks, the list goes on and on. I obviously have nothing against facial hair as I have it myself but think that they need to do a better job and making sure its cast is presentable on stage - Dave  12078.2 #2 1:03PM
^^Agreed. - NotNKansasAnymor  283.8 #925 1:12PM
When I worked in appearance coordination, I had to write up so many people. It really bit hard. - Butterlina  1492.1 #91 7:31PM
I concur, from your time there during the 90's and my time in the late 80's... It was all about the clean cut image no matter your race, color or creed. If I remember correctly there were weight guidelines as well. - BombFrogFormerCM  809.0 #196 7:41PM
Where I work at if you're not clean shaven they will send you home or make you go buy a razor at the TDA building. - TINO  379.2 #532 10:54PM
I remember as a castmember between 1987 to 1990, if you arrived "scruffy" before going on-stage, there were razors and shaving cream for sell in vending machines right next to cast-cutters (castmember barber shop). - BombFrogFormerCM  809.0 #196 6:53AM
😳 HA! Wow! Well, I guess that's better then sending you home for the day without pay?! Thank you for adding that. Always near to hear first hand from CMs! :) - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 7:06AM
They still have 'em. Now they also come with black and white socks and panty hose. - AWholeNewWorld  321.0 #716 8:48AM
Disney seriously thinks of everything - MissMolly  1266.5 #109 10:13PM
Wow! Lots happened this day! I love seeing these early cartoons of Mickey Mouse. That's where it all started, but much has changed. Mickey in drag and a Hacidic Jew appearing in the same cartoon would probably not go over well today. I also remember the lift on the ban for facial hair for CMs. But not only were CMs banned from long hair and mustaches, but for many years guests were actually turned away if they did not meet the appearance and dress standards of the park. This became more of a problem in the 60's, but things changed. Now we have Dapper Days and celebrate the early, more dressy attire. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Thank you SMK! This Disney History brings back memories and gives me more appreciation of the early days of the park! You're so awesome for providing these quality posts!! - IMissDisney  1205.3 #120 7:26AM
Don't they turn away guests who have one R rated clothing now a days? I thought I read that somewhere? - PrincessDaisy  307.6 #783 8:34AM
Here is the official dress code for Disneyland Resort http://tinyurl.com/d79nwx3 - IMissDisney  1205.3 #120 9:02AM
I think CM's should still be clean shaven. Darn hipsters - ScubaSteve028  835.7 #190 12:48PM
^^Word. I'm not a fan of Disney allowing the male CMs to be full of scruff. It looks sloppy and unprofessional. - NotNKansasAnymor  283.8 #925 12:54PM
"Hipsters" ::giggles:: - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 10:30PM
While Disney may allow mustaches now let's hope they still keep to the goals Walt had. No offense to anyone here but when you go to a job that interacts with paying customers body piercing , exposed tattoos , unshaven should all be fixed prior hitting your post. BTW the NY Yankees still have the no facial hair policy. - polo33  63.6 #4048 8:04PM
Didn't Don Mattingly(spelling?) have a pretty thick stache - luverofdisney  19.0 #6692 9:47PM
In 1992 I walked into The Disney Store located inside our local mall and I mustered the courage to ask for my very first application for my very first job. The CM told me I could not have an application, they were not hiring. Then she asked how old I was and told me it would be impossible for me, as a 16 year old, to get a job there. I was crushed, but the rejection ended up being a good thing because I wasn't afraid to go around and ask for applications after that. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. - Linzee  910.8 #175 7:09AM
I miss the old Disney stores - minnieismyhomegirl  164.3 #2388 9:03AM
I grew up going to the Disney stores in my local mall and it was a treat to go in there. I remember wanting just to go look at all the merchandise. Maybe merchandise has been my thing... - BaseballMickey_CM  6544.9 #11 9:36AM
Great history post! - MightyWhitey  1026.8 #154 9:58AM
Excellent content as usual! - Admin 10:09AM
I know I never post, but I wanted to say thank you for this! I love these posts! Do you mind if i ask where you get your information? I love collecting Disney tidbits and info. I too loved going to the Disney store as a kid, and now it's an even greater joy for me to take my 2 year old! Not so much for my checkbook though, lol!! - DsnyPrincessMommy  53.3 #4319 10:47AM
I know I day this every time but I LOVE your history posts!! - adisneyfamily  836.9 #189 11:30AM
I thought that cm were not allowed to have any tattoo that showed - alphathedog4  145.6 #2658 12:43PM
back in 1977-78 we gals had to conform to the "Disney Look" too! Earrings had to be inconspicuous posts (not even Mickey earrings were allowed!), minimal makeup, hair had to be "done" and no dyeing to an unnatural color (no pinks and purples back then but if it was an obvious dye job - me as a redhead for example!) it was not acceptable), only clear nail polish, wedding /engagement ring or one small ring only, no bracelets, watches, but must either be hidden or not conspicuous for your assigned area, no necklaces. I was told by a friend that when I went to apply (in person only!) to follow those rules. I did and was granted an application and interview then and there. But I saw lots of folks turned away! - Gia  802.0 #198 12:45PM
And...when I was interviewed I was asked where I wanted to work. My first choice was "Tour Guide"...I was told the only way to start there was to be a Disney family member or friend of the family! My next choice was Jungle Boat Skipper..and, yes, I was turned down because I was a "girl"! I was heartbroken, but ended up saying out me anywhere, which is why I ended up in the Emporium (and other stores on Main Street) as a "Hostess". - Gia  802.0 #198 12:48PM
That's so interesting. Thanks for sharing, Gia! - Jacqueline  580.0 #309 1:06PM
The restrictions were pretty much the same in the late sixties. I worked at the Newstand and we had many long haired boys ask to borrow our scissors so that they could cut their hair right there and enter the park. - disneygirl66  8.5 #10669 2:51PM
Gia--so interesting! And not that long ago, really. Sounds funny now that your sex would determine if you could do a job or not! Disneygirl66--we're those boys park guests you are talking about? How funny! - MeridaFan  3475.0 #28 8:00PM
Lots of great info, thanks so much Duchess!! I love the Disney Stores, so happy we have them! 😊😊 - MinnieMousewife  805.4 #197 12:58PM
Great info as usual my dear! I'm so glad Disney stores were created because for those of us who don't live near DL I can get my fix that way! And long live the mustache! πŸ‘¨ - CourtyAstroBlisters  680.6 #244 7:25PM
Great info!!! Thank u all for sharing and thank u Duchess for another great this day in Disney history :0) - acesdisneygirl  143.3 #2697 7:48PM
Great and fun information! Thank you for all your hard work and research!!! - Boundin  545.7 #329 9:17PM
Walt had a mustache - Plumiegirl  8344.8 #3 10:10PM
Truth. - GrumpyPirateDad  1817.7 #75 10:26PM
Yes, but it was well groomed. I would prefer clean shaven CMs, but I could make my peace with well groomed mustaches, but no goatees or beards, that's too much facial hair. - NotNKansasAnymor  283.8 #925 10:32PM
I agree. I don't like facial hair on a man either. - coll  31.3 #5279 10:55PM

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Park Hours: DL: 10am-8pm (Monday/Tuesday), 9am-6pm (Wednesday), 10am-8pm (Thursday), 9am-12am (Friday), 8am-12am (Saturday/Sunday). 

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What the! I made a top 10 list! I lose like half my games but at least I play. Atora should know, she made a fool of me. What was it 28 to 12? - philliprocks  930.4 #169 6:51PM
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DISNEYLAND PARK:

Jungle Cruise closed Jan 7-9
Matterhorn Bobsleds closed through May 15
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh closed Jan 12-April 2
Haunted Mansion closed Jan 12-22
Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes closed Jan 12-April 2
Splash Mountain closed Jan 12-April 2
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Grizzly River Run closed Jan 20-Mar 19

Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy  307.6 #783 8:33AM
Did anyone ride Canal Boats today? Anything to report? - MelodyMouse  3494.5 #27 9:10PM
Did you see the photos yesterday, they have the canal ride  frozen land where old mill was. - secretagentangel  1325.8 #105 2:39PM
I hope they're changing the matterhorn bobsled seats.  Went once after the last refurbishment and NEVER again.  I literally bruised my tailbone. Everyone had back pain for the rest of the day.   - fancyshmancy1999  5.1 #16217 1:04AM
I am afraid to keep looking.  Every time I check it seems like they are adding something else to the list.   - Woozle  27.1 #5624 9:39AM

DISCOUNTED DISNEYLAND TICKETS THROUGH MOUSEWAIT! You get 2% off select tickets if you purchase on this page and use the code MOUSEWAIT at checkout. A percentage of your total purchase comes back to MouseWait, which helps cover our monthly maintenance and development expenses! You will also get 100 Credits if you email us your receipt along with your username! 

How cool! Hmmmm now to find someone who needs tickets! - Shameekz  41.3 #4731 3:14PM
Does it include purchasing so cal resident discunted tickets? - HappyPrincess  25.0 #5844 11:49PM
Umm... Excellent question - BeatleMike  565.6 #315 11:23PM
Also doesn't include D23 memberships. ugh. - DLKenCA  1866.0 #72 8:57AM
That's fabulous!!  Thanks!!! - BagGal  230.6 #30 2:54PM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  886.5 #177 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1259.0 #110 10:53PM
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Loooooved it! - melissa_ficent  318.5 #727 9:57PM

Here are the upcoming MouseWait Events. You can post your event on mobile here, and on the web here. Thanks!

1. Breakfast Disneyland Hotel
Feb 02, 2015 08:30am

2. Captain America @ Tomorrowland
Feb 02, 2015 11:00am

3. Thor @ Tomorrowland
Feb 02, 2015 11:00am

4. Mickey's Parade
Feb 02, 2015 04:00pm

5. Meet Mater &Cars
Feb 03, 2015 10:00am

6. Meet Disney Pals
Feb 03, 2015 10:00am

7. Meet Toy Story Characters
Feb 03, 2015 10:30am

8. Pixar Parade
Feb 03, 2015 05:00pm


We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 8 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! - secretagentangel  1325.8 #105 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  1325.8 #105 10:47PM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1259.0 #110 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1303.9 #106 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1202.3 #121 12:29PM
There are no current events, hmm. Meet-up anyone?  - FrankenweenieVelinee  1630.4 #84 8:57PM
I would love to - mini_MINNIE   1022.5 #156 2:28PM
Coffee - MickeyLumboCM  778.0 #207 8:51AM
mini_MINNIE  MickeyLumboCM Shall we host the Great Coffee-Meet-up at Market House? (provided that MrsLumbo can cover your dusting-the-plates chores?) - FrankenweenieVelinee  1630.4 #84 9:46AM
She won't let me out this week - MickeyLumboCM  778.0 #207 2:34PM
MickeyLumboCM can't you just sneak out the window and leave pillows under the blanket? - philliprocks  930.4 #169 11:09AM
@philliprocks Oh she's on to that trick. Now i distract her with del taco coupons - MickeyLumboCM  778.0 #207 12:52PM

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Credits have been applied to everyone's account as of today! - Admin 11:40AM
I still have not received my credits from the birthday bash? - vegashappyhaunts  98.1 #3450 6:01PM
I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  205.4 #1830 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  13.5 #8032 3:57PM
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Here are the latest Disneyland Real-Time Land posts. If you're at the Park, please post in Disneyland Real-Time Land, thanks for posting live pics!

#live from Hollywoodland! Someone better feed that expired meter before the Red Car Trolley gets a ticket. - Atora
#live from a bug's land, my husband trying to prove his theory that if you walk with confidence you won't get wet. First walk: bone dry. Second Walk: Not so much. He blames his arrogance. - Atora


Great job everyone!!!  - Boundin  545.7 #329 9:24PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.0 #1945 11:22PM
Gotta love the matterhorn :-) - foundpluto1  1445.2 #93 5:28PM
Whoo hoooo Made the list - Fantasmicfan1  525.3 #348 11:30AM

Our Favorite Things: This is a list of the top things added to our popular ToDo List feature inside the app (based on the number of times added to a ToDo List):

Popular Restaurants : 1. Big Thunder Ranch BBQ
2. Blue Bayou 31 rue royal
3. Cafe Orleans

Popular Attractions :1. Pirates of the Caribbean
2. Indiana Jones Adventure 46"
3. Haunted Mansion


New Orleans Square attractions are best.  - CM_Shadowgamer  2380.3 #48 7:23PM
 I agree,for life - bonedaddy909  1202.3 #121 6:56AM
Completely agree!!!       - adisneyfamily  836.9 #189 10:23AM
Gotta love NOS!    - grumpypapa  2766.3 #39 4:12AM
Don't forget the food too! - quote  22.7 #0 11:53AM
It's such a beautiful area. - LaPearleNoir  1303.9 #106 6:32AM
Nooooo captain EO needs to go! - hairdog67  258.6 #1162 4:17PM
Agreed! - KingdomKeeper1210  29.1 #0 3:17PM
What!!?? Nooooo!!!! - CaptainEOlove  4.6 #18011 12:40PM
Agree!!! - bondfamluvsdisney  2.1 #56623 9:54PM
They returned @grumpyinphx 's glass slipper. Oh wait, I'm not sure he wanted me to tell that story. Ooops.  - Maddernhorn  222.9 #1590 10:58AM
See can't tell you anything. ..lol - grumpyinphx  232.1 #1476 12:09PM

What if Walt never dreamed of Disneyland? What would your life be like? What would the world be like? Get Book Two of the VOYAGEERS Saga - The Great Storyteller - on Amazon. Buy the Paperback and get the Kindle version FREE! 

Thank you Admin! This book is a great read. I recommend it to anyone who is a Disney fan. Can't wait for the next one! - grumpypapa  2766.3 #39 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  11.9 #8641 10:32PM
- MissAmericaSings  360.6 #574 5:36PM
Loved watching this video now I want the book!! - missdisney925  114.7 #3181 3:08PM

GOAT EFFECT is finally here for iOS! #SaveTheGoat by knocking the dynamite out of his mouth and see how high you can run your score up! Press on your High Score on the main page to see where you rank in Game Center. Have fun!

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Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends for FREE! See the list of TRIVILATOR usernames on this page. Play from any device with our new web version

Cool admin. Hope I do better than the first one. Hope people that enter will be ready to play and the tournament moves along better - Goofytom  1064.0 #146 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  665.4 #252 6:30PM
Sounds fun!! - HappyPrincess  25.0 #5844 10:48AM
I have the app so if anyone wants to play a game with me :-) - nelcamp90  29.9 #5396 7:12PM
Just invited you to play - Goofytom  1064.0 #146 1:21PM

The Season Two cover is revealed through an epic trailer--a tribute to Walt Disney. Check it out below and go here to get more info on MouseWait's hit series Deadliest Cast Member. Follow us on Facebook here

Looks good - Chumash28  1080.0 #143 4:48PM
How exciting! Always love your trailers! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 7:42AM
I can't wait to start reading this.  - grumpypapa  2766.3 #39 7:23PM
When oh when will this be available on iTunes?!?! I have never finished a book so quickly. I am rereading it with my son while anxiously waiting for season 2 to be iTunes ready. Please hurry! - snitsos  26.8 #5661 9:54PM


 
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