1964

  • Beyond the World’s Fair
    Beyond the World’s Fair

    The 1964 World’s Fair just had its 49th anniversary. It was very influential not just in the growth of Disneyland, but in Walt’s vision for EPCOT. After the Fair is a documentary that tracks not just what happened to some of the fair’s more iconic buildings, but what it meant…

  • Robert Sherman – A Son’s Tribute
    Robert Sherman – A Son’s Tribute

    The Disney Insider has posted a very touching tribute to recently deceased Disney songsmith Robert Sherman, or as the author called him — Dad. We all know there’s something special about “it’s a small world”, but I have new appreciation after reading Jeffrey Sherman’s tribute to his father (my paragraphing):…

  • 1964 World’s Fair with Imagineer Marty Sklar
    1964 World’s Fair with Imagineer Marty Sklar

    I wish I could say I remember the 1964 World’s Fair, but alas I wasn’t quite even a glimmer in my parents eye then. I do feel like I’m acquainted with the project based on everything I’ve read about it and the four Disney created shows that eventually made their…

  • Harriet Burns, Official Disney Obituary
    Harriet Burns, Official Disney Obituary

    Note: Disney has released this obituary for Harriet Burns. I’ve included it in full here. Harriet Burns, Disney Legend and Veteran Imagineer For More Than 31 Years, Dies at 79 Helped to Create Classic Attractions For Disneyland and 1964 New York World’s Fair Harriet Burns, designated as a Disney Legend…

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