Tonight, on a very special Imagineering After Dark…
Boom chicka wah wah…
“Hey baby, wanna tinker with the mechanics of fantasy?”
Those sly guys from Glendale… I think half the creative problems WDI faces today could be solved by more polyester and larger lapels.
Notes for EPCOT nerds: This is from 1980. Note the different design for The Seas (the earlier version had a large dome on the top) and all the extra add-ons to Communicore that would never be built. In World Showcase we have Mexico, Germany, Italy, America, Japan, France, and the U.K. – they’re all in the proper place and look pretty much exactly as they were built.
Now if only Yale Gracey had built a clapper that would make a disco ball come down from the ceiling and a Barry White album start playing.
And now, Mr. June – Claude Coates!