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Disneyland Stories, Fact or Fiction

In my youth, I heard a lot of weird stories about Disneyland. For instance, I was told that the facades for the buildings on Main Street were salvaged from actual old buildings and brought to Anaheim by Walt to give … Continue reading

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Former Disneyland President plans new competition for Disney’s Parks

Former Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line President Matt Ouimet has been President of Cedar Fair amusement parks for half a year now. This week he gets the title of CEO as well. The Associated Press has checked in with Ouimet … Continue reading

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Xcelerator Coaster fails at Knott’s Berry Farm – Video

Update: alas the user appears to have disabled the video now. But it clearly shows the cable exploding all over two guests and then a frantic, and pointless, struggle to escape the ride vehicle as it came to a rest … Continue reading

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1956 Disneyland Film from Barstow Family

Via Archive.org comes this amazing video of a family from Connecticut who won a great contest to Disneyland in 1956. It’s chock full of cheesy humor and corny jokes, and a great look at Disneyland’s earliest days. The 30 minute … Continue reading

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