Back in the day… wait for it… the Disney Channel showed content aimed at us theme park fans. Crazy, I know, but true! One special I remember well is 1986′s A Dream Called Walt Disney World, which aired in conjunction with the resort’s yearlong 15th anniversary celebration.
The hour-long special gives a history of the [...]
Ah, the good old days. This is an ad for the then-fairly-new Disney Channel from the fall of 1984. Youngsters who missed those heady days might be shocked that there’s material aimed at an audience older than seven years old. Crazy, I know!
Gather ’round The Disney Channel
It’s going to tickle your family’s [...]
For your weekend viewing pleasure, courtesy of Progress City Public Access TV…
This classy little documentary was made for the Disney Channel in 1989. It tells the story of Walt’s life, and continues from there through the events of 1984 and beyond. There’s a great deal about Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, which was in production [...]
So much to say about this one…
Promising times, eh? I can’t even describe how exciting it was to be a young fan in these years. I was thirteen and it seemed that the awesome was just never going to stop.
Of course, it’s pretty ironic that of all these promised goodies, we only ever [...]
Here’s a little something for you Hayley Mills fans – and I know you’re out there, too. This is from the Disney Channel in 1988, meant to promote the made-for-TV movie Parent Trap III.
Related Posts…A History Of AnimatronicsDateline: Disney – The Disney Decade, 1990Dateline: Walt Disney World – Mickey’s 60th Birthday ParadeDateline: Walt Disney Imagineering – DreamflightInside Out! Episode 4