Disney History Institute Podcast (general)

The History of It's A Small World.  // Part Three: California and Beyond.

Direct download: DHI_027_-_Small_World_Part_Three.m4a
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The History of It's A Small World.  // Part Two: The Music and the Fair.

Direct download: DHI_026_-_Small_World_Part_Two.m4a
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The History of It's A Small World.  // Part One: The Designers.

Direct download: DHI_025_-_History_of_Small_World.m4a
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In 1955, there was only one female designer who walked the site each week with Walt while Disneyland was being built.  Her name, Ruth Shellhorn, a landscape architect who designed large sections of the park.  On this episode of the DHI Podcast, her story.

Direct download: DHI_024_Ruth_Shellhorn_FINAL.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:46pm PDT

In 1959, Walt Disney made a handshake agreement to build a second Disneyland in Florida--not in Orlando but in Palm Beach Gardens, an hour north of Miami.

Direct download: DHI_023_-_Palm_Beach_Gardens_Part_Two.m4a
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In 1959, Walt Disney made a handshake agreement to build a second Disneyland in Florida--not in Orlando but in Palm Beach Gardens, an hour north of Miami.

Direct download: DHI_022_Palm_Beach_Gardens_Part_One.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm PDT

The Mystery of Bob Mattey's Missing Window

Direct download: DHI_021_Missing_Windows_of_Main_Street_Part_Two.m4a
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The story of Nat Winecoff's missing window.

Direct download: DHI_020_Missing_Windows_of_Main_Street_Part_1.m4a
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DHI 019 - The Mysterious CV Wood and the Origins of Disneyland

The first chapter from THREE YEARS IN WONDERLAND that introduces the most mysterious man in the history of Disneyland.

 

Direct download: DHI_019_CV_Wood.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:53pm PDT

In the 1980s, Disney designed a massive entertainment complex and studio tour for Burbank...but never built it. 

Direct download: DHI_Disney_Backlot_Part_4_FINAL.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:36pm PDT