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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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Why Test Track is an important attraction, an interview with Imagineer and EPCOT VP

Erin Youngs, Vice President of EPCOT, and Melissa Jeselnick, Walt Disney Imagineering, sat down with The Disney Blog at a roundtable interview to discuss the newly opened Test Track. We discussed the relationship between GM and Disney, the trillions of … Continue reading

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Imagineer Chris Beatty on Creative Process Behind New Fantasyland

As part of the New Fantasyland grand opening event, I had the opportunity to interview Imagineer Chris Beatty who was creative director for the expansion. During the roundtable discussion Beatty explained the process of designing a new attraction with a … Continue reading

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Avatar On Track for Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Three years ago today Avatar debuted on the big screen and changed the way cinema was experienced forever. It might take 3 more years before it opens, but we did get confirmation that a project that would build Avatar’s Pandora … Continue reading

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Imagineers Dish on Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow and working with Johnny Depp

The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow is the new walk-through attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios where guests follow in the footsteps of Jack Sparrow to see if they have what it takes to join his rowdy and daring pirate crew. … Continue reading

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