"An oral history of the Mickey Mouse Club show, featuring interviews with Mouseketeers and people involved with the show, along with commentary about how it became a pop culture phenomenon."--Provided by the publisher.
More than fifty years after Walt Disney Created his delightful and wildly popular variety show for kids, it remains one of our most iconic television programs. Produced as a broadcast that coincided with the opening of disneyland, The Mickey Mouse Club®, with its wholesome, perky, and charming cast of Mouseketeers, captivated millions of kids across the country.Why? Because We Still Like You reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how The Mickey Mouse Club paved the way for all that came after, from its humble beginnings as a marketing ploy, through its short but mesmerizing run, to the numerous resurrections that made it one of television's first true cult hits---all through the recollections of those regular-kids-turned-stars who made it a phenomenon. The book will show, for the first time ever, the untold stories of Annette, Darlene, Cubby, Karen, Bobby, and the rest of the beloved cast... everything that made The Mickey Mouse Club so special.