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The Park: Disneyland, Anaheim, 1963

When Walt visited the Park, he always created quite a stir behind the scenes. As soon as he drove through the back gate, the offices were abuzz. Phones would ring “Walt’s in the Park! “, “Who’s he talking to?” “Where … Continue reading

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Fixing the Disneyland Frontierland Train Station Telegraph Message

I lived in Southern California for 11 years visiting Disneyland frequently. I knew that the train station in Frontierland had a telegraph version of Walt Disney’s words used to dedicate the park. I also knew that it was not morse … Continue reading

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The Kinsey Collection Comes to EPCOT in 2013

A few years ago Disney remodeled the gallery inside the American Pavilion at EPCOT so they could host some world class attractions. It’s a small space, but I’ve been impressed which what they’ve used it for so far. A new … Continue reading

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Upcoming Talks and Screenings at Walt Disney Family Museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco has lined up a great series of screenings and talks for the end of the year. The special Snow White and the Stop Motion exhibits also continue through the spring, including screenings … Continue reading

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House of the Future Video

There was a time when Disneyland’s Tomorrowland positively reeked of futurism. Mass transportation, space exploration, and the benefits of scientific research were all put on a pedestal for the American public. One of the most famous examples of this was … Continue reading

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