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Syndication

The surprising history of the American flag at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Direct download: DHI_052_-_Flags_and_New_Frontiers.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm PDT

Journey through the never-built Disney attraction, Symphony of America.

Direct download: DHI_051_-_Symphony_of_America.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm PDT

Did a 1934 exhibition of mechanical presidents inspire Walt Disney to build his own Audio-Animatronics?


In 1966, Walt's team laid out plans for the Florida resort--plans for hotels very different than those built years after his death.

Direct download: DHI_049_FINAL_-_Walts_Lost_Hotels.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:38pm PDT

In 1950, Roy Disney visited Florida and had an experience that may have changed the course of the Disney empire.

Direct download: DHI_048_-_Roy_Disney_Goes_to_Florida.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:20pm PDT

In this, the first of four episodes partially recorded live at Walt Disney World, I look at the fabulous Grand Canyon Concourse Mural by Mary Blair.  I also explore the mystery of the five-legged goat.

Direct download: DHI_047_-_Mary_Blair_and_the_Mystery_of_the_Five-Legged_Goat.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm PDT

The story of Larry Watkin, the lead Disney screenwriter in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.

Direct download: DHI_046_Screen_Writing_with_Walt_-_The_Story_of_Larry_Watkin_.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm PDT

In the 1930s, artists saw "The Sweatbox" as the practice that pushed Disney's animation beyond work produced by rival studios.  

Direct download: DHI_045_The_Sweatbox_FINAL.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am PDT

Pirates of the Caribbean.  Haunted Mansion.  Adventure Thru Inner Space.  These are a few of the attractions that X Atencio helped create.  The surprising story of his career, from animation to Imagineering, on the DHI Podcast. 

 

 

Direct download: DHI_044_Atencio_and_the_Path_Part_1_FULL_FINAL.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:35pm PDT

In 1932, the Technicolor Corporation created a unique process system to present full-color presentations using images captured only on black-and-white film.  Instead of looking to one of the major studios to premiere their full-color process, they looked to Walt Disney and animation.  The story of Technicolor and its longtime connection with Walt Disney Productions is the subject of this special two-part podcast.  

Direct download: DHI_043_-_Adventures_in_Color_Part_2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43am PDT