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Orlando – The Action Center of Florida, Vintage Film Highlights “Before Disney”

Here’s a great vintage film that captures Orlando, Florida as it was just before Walt Disney World changed it forever. Walt’s vision for an experimental prototype city of tomorrow is discussed starting at 4:45 and there’s actually some excellent vintage … Continue reading

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RetroLand: 1960 Tomorrowland Spaceman and Spacewoman

Construction for Disneyland’s original Tomorrowland didn’t even start until December 1955, that left them just 6 months to pull it all together. If you visited the early incarnation of Disneyland’s Tomorrowland you would have encountered a number of exhibits that … Continue reading

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Progress City Model Returns from Rehab

The Progress City model has returned from a brief refurbishment at the Magic Kingdom. There was some hope that they would give the model some much needed TLC and perhaps restore some of the functionality, alas, it was really very … Continue reading

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New WDW Retro T-Shirts

Found two new retro t-shirts at Walt Disney World this last week. Both were available at the World of Disney in Downtown Disney. I guess the 80s are back. Which do you like the best?

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Disneyland goes Retro for Saving Mr. Banks

A terrific collection of photos from around Disneyland on November 6th and 7th can be found over on LaughingPlace.com. The park was playing host to a Hollywood movie production for “Saving Mr. Banks” complete with mega stars and set design … Continue reading

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