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The Walt Disney Museum Comes to Life in the Presidio Oct 1

Richard Benefield’s introduction to cinema—and to the world of Disney—was not exactly positive. The first movie he ever saw was Old Yeller, and we all know how that ends. “It affected me on a very deep emotional level,” says Benefield. Now, decades later, Benefield is settling into his job as the founding executive director of the new Walt Disney Family Museum, a homage to all things Disney housed in a renovated building in the Presidio and slated to open Oct. 1.

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