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More News From Spaceship Earth

News continues to come in fits and starts from Orlando concerning the renovation of Spaceship Earth. Originally rumored to open in December, then officially pushed back until February, sources now insist that the ride will at least have some soft openings during December. Exactly when and for how long? Disney isn’t telling. But the rumor […]


The interweb is lighting up with rumors that the new narrator for EPCOT Center’s Spaceship Earth will be British actress Dame Judi Dench. While I was personally hoping for a secret return of Walter Cronkite, this is a more than satisfactory substitute. This is all still hearsay, of course (although strangely widely spread hearsay, […]

Woody’s Roundup 11-10-2007

Here’s some bits and bobs to clean out my stack of interesting stories that have been piling up…

First, we have Mickey Mouse from the Year 900!!!

The “Stuff From the Parks” blog has posted this fascinating diagram from 1954 of a proposed layout for Main Street at Disneyland. Notable are the early ideas for […]