Tag Archives: Walt Disney Imagineering

Joe Rhode Interview on Avatar and Animal Kingdom

The Official Disney Park Blog interviewed Imagineer Joe Rohde on the occasion of his receiving the Buzz Price Thea Award recognizing a career of distinguished achievements. Those include: The Adventurers’ Club, leading the creation of Animal Kingdom, Expedition Everest, stepping … Continue reading

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Inside the Matterhorn with New Ride Vehicles and a Basketball Court?

The Matterhorn Bobsleds at Disneyland are in the middle of a six month refurbishment. While the outside of the snow-capped Matterhorn is covered in scaffolding Disney has taken a video camera inside to give fans a view of the new … Continue reading

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The Imagineer – Kevin Rafferty’s Story

Every Imagineer has their own personal story of how they came to make the magic at Walt Disney Imagineering. What “The Imagineer” video has done is really capture that magic for everyone to experience by telling Imagineer Kevin Rafferty’s story. … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug: Ken Reviews _Walt Disney’s Imagineering Legends_

My review of the just-released book Walt Disney’s Imagineering Legends and the Genesis of the Disney Theme Park by Jeff Kurtti is now up at LaughingPlace.com.  I really hope you’ll read my review – or at least pretend to.  In … Continue reading

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Harriet Burns, Official Disney Obituary

Note: Disney has released this obituary for Harriet Burns. I’ve included it in full here. Harriet Burns, Disney Legend and Veteran Imagineer For More Than 31 Years, Dies at 79 Helped to Create Classic Attractions For Disneyland and 1964 New … Continue reading

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