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What Is Going On With the Timeline of Toy Story Land?

Disney theme parks pride themselves on immersing Guests in detailed and often accurate storylines, especially when an area or attraction’s source material comes from an established film franchise. With so many intricacies in place to make themed areas and attractions totally immersive, Disney fans can be left confused when it seems that some glaring inconsistencies are allowed in. As such, ...

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The Walt Disney World Year In Review . . . 30 Years Ago?!

Like the past several years before it, for many of us 2022 was a bit of a bummer. The realities of a world still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic mean that many of our favorite things – like the Disney Parks – are struggling to return to normalcy. Certain rides and attractions remain closed, new ones are delayed, and the ...

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Pepper’s Ghost – The Unsung Hero of The Haunted Mansion (And Other Disney Attractions)!

You may not know who John Henry Pepper or Giambattista della Porta are, but if you’re a fan of the Disney Parks (and especially of the Haunted Mansion) then you certainly know their work – Pepper’s ghost. No, we’re not talking about an animatronic that can be found amongst the 999 happy haunts at the Disney Parks’ ghoulish mystery manors, ...

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Here’s How to Visit Each Childhood Home of Walt Disney

Did you know that you can visit each childhood home where Walt Disney spent his early years? While Marceline, Missouri receives a lot of fame for inspiring Main Street, U.S.A. at Disney Parks, it’s not the only town where a young Walt Disney grew up. Before he made his start in Southern California during the 1920s, Walt lived in many ...

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You Can Visit Every Los Angeles House Walt Disney Lived In

If you’re planning a trip to Southern California any time soon, here’s how you can visit each Los Angeles home belonging to Walt Disney history! From brief apartment stays to a million-dollar mansion, Disney fans can track the humble cartoonist’s rise to the top through the first half of the last century. RELATED: 5 Museums Every Disney Fan Should Visit Uncle ...

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Walt Disney’s First Animation Studio To Receive $7 Million Renovation

The non-profit hoping to renovate the Disney Laugh-O-Gram (McConahay) Building is seeking a $500,000 state tax credit to offset the costs of their nearly $7 million restoration project. The Laugh-O-gram Building, now a Kansas City historic landmark owned by developer Butch Rigby, was the site of Walt Disney’s first animation studio, where he and 11 employees created cartoon reels. Of ...

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A Brief History of Disneyland’s Videopolis

Disneyland. Walt Disney’s original theme park. Where age relives fond memories of the past and youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Home to nostalgia, fantasy, adventure . . . and a teenage dance club!? RELATED: What Teens Like About Walt Disney World That’s right, Disneyland was once home to a teen-focused dance club called Videopolis, which ...

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PHOTOS: Check Out These Behind the Scenes Photos Commemorating Walt Disney Imagineering’s 70th Anniversary

As Disney fans, we owe so much to all of the fantastic Walt Disney Imagineers that have worked on Disney Parks. From the attractions to the overall theming, each Imagineer has played a unique role in shaping some of our favorite places. RELATED: Walt Disney Imagineering Just Released New Progress Photos of Upcoming Walt Disney World Attraction To commemorate the 70th ...

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