In the early days of Walt Disney World, watercraft were a fundamental element of new parks. When the Magic Kingdom opened alongside the rest of the resort in 1971, any number of rafts, launches, steamships, and ferries took to the waters of Bay Lake and the Seven Seas Lagoon for shakedown cruises. The Rivers of [...]
Last week we took a look at the first episode of Walt Disney World Inside Out, the monthly program which ran on the old Disney Channel from 1994-97. Gird yourself for some abrasive 90s video techniques, because we’re going back to July of 1994 – this time with a vague outdoorsy theme to match the [...]
This year, the Tokyo Disney Resort observed its 30th anniversary. Since its opening on April 15, 1983, millions upon millions have streamed through the gates of Tokyo Disneyland and its sister park, Tokyo DisneySea, which opened in 2001. Today, the two parks are known as paragons of Disney quality, maintained to the highest standard and [...]
Today we observe the 112th anniversary of Walt Disney’s birth. Interestingly, the day has brought a couple of new venues which seek to explore the life of the filmmaker.
First, the always-excellent Walt Disney Family Museum has announced a new podcast, focusing on all things Walt. Its first episode was released today, and can [...]
You know, I was thinking of what I should write about this, but… what can I say that will top just watching it?
The grand opening of the Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park…
Just a note – I had to edit out three brief movie clips (from where Reagan, Fonda, and Rooney reminisce) to avoid copyright [...]