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For the first time ever, the complete Matterhorn Background Music Loop

In its latest post, Passport 2 Dreams talks about the music behind one of my favorite attractions – The Matterhorn at Disneyland. Set in the Swiss Alps, the Matterhorn background music is best known for its polka music full of … Continue reading

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The Harrowing Tale of Disneyland’s First Entertainment Director, Tommy Walker

Sadly it’s been much, much too long since Disneyland history sleuth Jason Schultz updated his Disneyland Nomenclature blog, but we promise to forgive if he returns with more great content like this new piece detailing a chilling chapter in Disneyland’s … Continue reading

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Dispatch – “Did you Know?”

“Dispatch from Disneyland” is not just a collection of stories and essays from the Happiest Place on Earth, it’s also my exploration of the interesting facts behind Walt Disney’s original Magic Kingdom. Available now via DispatchFromDisneyland.com in special edition eBook … Continue reading

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The Park: The Celebrity Treatment

Now that Andy Warhol’s prediction that everyone will have 15 minutes of celebrity in their lifetime seems to have been proven true, celebrities are the proverbial dime a dozen. But back in the 60’s, spotting a real live movie star … Continue reading

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Climbers Return to Slopes of Disneyland’s Matterhorn

Climbing the side of the Matterhorn has been off the menu at Disneyland since 2007. With the recent refurbishment of the pint size scale version of the Swiss mountain in the books, the park has returned climbers to icy slopes … Continue reading

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