World Chapter of the Disneyana Fan Club Meeting
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Meeting Start Time: 6:45 PM
Where: Museum of Military History
5210 West Irlo Bronson Hwy
Kissimmee, Florida 34746
Featuring Guest Speaker
Jim Korkis – Disney Historian
Disney Goes To War. Internationally respected author and Disney historian Jim Korkis will be sharing stories of the Disney Studios many contributions during World War II.
The Disney Studios was formally classified as a war plant with armed guards, special identification badges, restricted access and even army personnel living there working on anti-aircraft guns in the soundstages. Disney produced military training films as well as morale boosting entertainment short cartoons, posters, insignias and more.
Jim will also be discussing his latest book, Gremlin Trouble, about the unmade Disney animated World War II feature film based on the very first published book by author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, BFG, Matilda, The Witches and more) and have copies available for purchase.
Books with Signature $20
World Chapter Members: $5.00
Museum of Military History Members: $5.00
Military or Veteran ID: $5.00