retro

  • RetroLand: 1960 Tomorrowland Spaceman and Spacewoman
    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 were essentially corporate brochures realized in 3-D. Walt really didn’t…

  • Progress City Model Returns from Rehab
    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 little more than a light dusting and some replacing of…

  • Play Fix It Felix Jr Video Game from Wreck-it Ralph
    Play Fix It Felix Jr Video Game from Wreck-it Ralph

    Disney’s next animated feature takes place in the world of video games when Wreck-it Ralph decides to leave his game, Fix It Felix Jr., and explore other games. But did you know you can now play Fix It Felix Jr.? Yep, just head over to Wreck-it Ralph’s Facebook page to…

  • New Disney Parks Dooney & Bourke Designs Coming Soon
    New Disney Parks Dooney & Bourke Designs Coming Soon

    Some exciting news for Disney Dooney & Bourke fans was announced on the Disney Parks Blog today! Three new designs will be released on July 14th at TrenD in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World: the much anticipated Retro design for the Walt Disney World Resort, the Charms pattern, and…

  • 1957 Disneyland Film is a Treasure
    1957 Disneyland Film is a Treasure

    The Disney History Institute scores big again with a vintage color film from 1957 Disneyland. DHI uses the same transfer process that Ken Burns does to get his amazing footage and the result is something with the truest and brightest colors I’ve ever seen from Disneyland’s early days. Go read…

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