A conceptual rendering by Tim Delaney of Discoveryland at Disneyland Paris
Ominous news emerged last week that two long-time Imagineers had been dismissed from Walt Disney Imagineering. The departures of Executive Designer & Vice President Tim Delaney and head sculptor Valerie Edwards were the most shocking terminations in several years, and follow a period of [...]
While I was deep in my own non-blogging slumber, an exciting announcement was made concerning the return of a lost and long-lamented Disneyland attraction. On July 17th, in honor of Disneyland’s 53rd birthday, Disney Imagineers Tony Baxter, Chris Merritt and John Gritz announced that the now-shuttered Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough would reopen later this year. [...]
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 [...]