A walk-through the newly opened Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland is like an archaeological dig through four decades of Star Wars films, television series, novels, comic books, video games, and more. Walt Disney’s Imagineers partnered with Lucasfilm to make sure the experience was not… Read More »Video: Details make the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge very realistic
“It was July 1923 … With that wonderful audacity of youth, I went to Hollywood, arriving there with just $40. It was a big day, the day I got on that Santa Fe California Limited. I was just free and happy.” That was Walt Disney looking back on the day he arrived in California, with a cardboard suitcase and an address for his older brother.
While Disneyland represents a detailed collection of times and places that existing as much in fantasy as they did in real life, Disney California Adventure’s recent makeover added that same level detail to a park much in need of some sparkle and shine. The crowning achievement of that makeover was Buena Vista Street. Not only the new opening scene for DCA, but it also tells the story of Walt Disney himself when he arrived in Los Angeles with only a few dollars to his name and dreams of opening a cartoon studio.
Disneyland has released a series of portraits for each land inside its two gates. Up first is Buena Vista Street. Join us below the jump and learn the inside details:
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Part of what makes Disney so magical is the attention to detail. For instance, take Disney’s Hollywood Studios, there are a ton of little references to Disney movies and TV shows. Even if you don’t know what the reference is, it makes the experience richer… Read More »Magical Detail Gone Missing at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
One of the things that impressed me about Belle’s Village in New Fantasyland is how the details work to make you feel like you’ve actually stepped into the movie. From boxes of books left on the bookstore’s backdoor to a water fountain disguised as a… Read More »Belle’s Village Details – New Fantasyland Dress Rehearsal