Author(s): Dave Smith
If you're curious about The Walt Disney Company, this comprehensive encyclopedia is your one-stop guide! Filled with significant achievements, short biographies, historic dates, and tons of trivia-worthy tidbits and anecdotes, this newly updated collection covers all things Disney, from A to Z, through thousands of entries and more than eight hundred images. The fifth edition will include all the major Disney park attractions, restaurants, and shows; summaries of ABC and Disney television series; run-downs on all Disney and Disney-Pixar films and characters and more!
In addition to founding the Walt Disney Archives in 1970 and serving as chief archivist for more than forty years, Dave Smith has been a featured speaker at many Disney events. Beginning with the July 1983 issue of Disney Channel Magazine, Dave began answering Disney trivia questions from viewers of the Disney Channel. In the ensuing thirty years, his "Ask Dave" column has continued through multiple publications, including Disney Magazine, the online Disney Insider, the D23 Web site, and his book Disney Trivia from the Vault: Secrets Revealed and Questions Answered. Dave has also coauthored all volumes of The Ultimate Disney Trivia Book 1 4 and Disney: The First 100 Years (and its update.) He compiled The Quotable Walt Disney, as well as previous editions of Disney A to Z.