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Lost Disney Film Showing Mickey Mouse's Predecessor Found in Japan

When Yasushi Watanabe bought a cartoon film decades ago as a high school student in the Japanese city of Osaka, he had no idea he was purchasing animation history.

But the modest reel he bought for just 500 yen ($4.40 in today's money) has been revealed as a rare lost cartoon produced by Walt Disney featuring a character that led to the creation of Mickey Mouse.

Sound of Music | Athens | January 6

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has moved its successful Park Your Cinema program - which over the summer saw packed screenings on the Great Lawn - indoors. For the holiday season, the SNFCC opera hall will be showing classic family films from the 1930s, 40s and 50s, as well as vintage Walt Disney cartoons.

Hamburg’s long-awaited Elbphilharmonie plazza opens

Ten times over-budget, several years overdue and many lawsuits later, the €789m Elbphilharmonie concert hall, or “Elphie” as it is affectionately known, is finally finished, down to its very €300 toilet brushes and its 1,000 handblown glass lamps, constituting both a landmark and a trademark for the city of Hamburg.

Stunning railway line in the snowy Alps (beautiful pics)

The intense red colour of the train wagons weaving through countless tunnels disappearing in the snowy Alps is a scene right out of a fantasy train ride in a Walt Disney film! The ‘Bernina Express’ has 55 tunnels and crosses 196 bridges in the stunning Alps mountain! The peak of the train ride route is the Ospizio Bernina at 2 thousand meters above sea water.

A lost Disney film found in British Film Archive after 87 years

A lost Disney film has been found in the archives of British Film Archive which hasn’t been seen since its initial release 87 years ago in 1928.

The film is called Sleigh Bells with Oswald The Lucky Rabbit starring. Oswald was the first character created by Disney and was Mickey Mouse’s predecessor.