Disney History Institute Podcast

Our annual anthology of how the holidays are being celebrated at Disneyland and Disney World this year.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Eleven.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Ten.

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A guide to the fabulous new Cirque du Soleil show, "Drawn to Life," at Disney World, which focuses on the early history of Disney animation.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Nine.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Eight.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Seven.

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A review of the recently-opened expansion area in the France Pavilion at EPCOT, which includes Remy's Ratatouille Adventure and La Creperie de Paris.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Six.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Five.

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If you ever wanted to know what kind of Scotch Walt Disney drank or the exact recipe for Mary Blair's martini, they are in today's review of Steakhouse 71, a restaurant that celebrates the early history of the Florida Resort.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Four.

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Part restaurant, part attraction, the recently-opened Space 220 is, by far, the most difficult dining experience to reserve right now at Disney World.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Three.

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Is Harmonious a worthy successor to Illuminations? A review and guide to the new show.

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The story of Disney World's 50th Anniversary and how one musician reprised his performance from fifty years ago.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part Two.

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The story of how a group of executives and designers, mostly from California, opened a massive themed resort in Florida. Part One.

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world. Part Fourteen - The Difficult Days of Mineral King and EPCOT.

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The story of September 11 at Disney, as recalled by guests and cast members.

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world.  Part Thirteen - The Summer of 1966.

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Overview and analysis of the Genie Plus service coming to Disney World and Disneyland.

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DHI Travel Guide for Disneyland, Fall 2021.

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Link to Amazon for 3M Aura Masks: amzn.to/3zn3IsX

Link to Mouse Dining (dining reservations): mousedining.com

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world. Part Twelve - Researching EPCOT.

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A lost interview with Disney Legend and genius animator, Ward Kimball, from 1977.

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News, updates, and analysis for Disney Parks and Films for August 2021.

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The story of the Jungle Cruise, from its creation to new changes made in 2021.  Part Three.

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In this episode, we explore how the Disney parks are likely to change in the months ahead.  

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The story of the Jungle Cruise, from its creation to new changes made in 2021.  Part Two.

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The story of the Jungle Cruise, from its creation to new changes made in 2021.

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The story of two films--one made and one never-made--that explore Walt's park in the early 1960s. Part Two.

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BBC - The Blind Man (radio drama)  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHTpZpLTQac

 

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The story of two films--one made and one never-made--that explore Walt's park in the early 1960s. Part One.

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world. Part Eleven - Planning EPCOT.

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How are the Disney parks changing this summer? News, analysis, and other updates for the week of June 21, 2021.

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Show Notes for Avengers Campus - Part Three

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VR 180 3D video of Avengers Campus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB1yQC2rXBc&t=29s

(On a VR headset, use the YouTube app to search for: DHI Avengers Campus

Kraven’s Last Hunt at Amazon (Kindle): https://amzn.to/3zq67Dx

Kraven’s Last Hunt at Barnes and Noble (hardcover): https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/spider-man-jm-dematteis/1136709760?ean=9781302923747

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How will Avengers Campus change the Disney Parks?

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How will Avengers Campus change the Disney Parks?

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world.  Part Ten - The Road to EPCOT.

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The story of how the pandemic continues to change Disney films and the future of cinema.

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The story of Ruth Shellhorn, the first female designer of Disneyland, and Jack and Bill Evans, exotic plant specialists, who, through conflict and frustration, struggled to finish Disneyland before its grand opening.  Part Three

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The story of Ruth Shellhorn, the first female designer of Disneyland, and Jack and Bill Evans, exotic plant specialists, who, through conflict and frustration, struggled to finish Disneyland before its grand opening.  Part Two.

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The story of how the pandemic closed the Disneyland resort for over thirteen months and a full report of its reopening day.  

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The story of Ruth Shellhorn, the first female designer of Disneyland, and Jack and Bill Evans, exotic plant specialists, who, through conflict and frustration, struggled to finish Disneyland before its grand opening.

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Universal Hollywood reopens after a thirteen-month closure. And other large changes to theme parks in California and Florida.

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world. Part Nine - WED at Sonora.

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world. Part Eight - The Turning Point.

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As the California parks remain closed, we're dialing back to happier times. If you've ever wondered what the first Easter was like at Disneyland--and what could go wrong--you'll find out on today's episode.

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The nuances of the recently announced Disneyland Expansion and how this may re-shape the Disneyland Resort in years to come.

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What will Disneyland be like when it re-opens next month? And how will the Disney parks in California operate under different guidelines than those in Florida?

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world. Part Seven - Disney Goes to the Fair.

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Walt Disney and Art Linkletter. They worked together. They traveled together. They lived in the same neighborhood. They shared each other's dreams. As told by Art Linkletter.

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The update for the week of March 1, 2021. A discussion as to how the evolving problems stemming from the pandemic continue to change Disney films, parks, and other experiences.

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The story of how Disney's relationship with ABC exploded in the late 1950s, nearly creating a new Disney park just north of Miami. Part Three.

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The story of how Disney's relationship with ABC exploded in the late 1950s, nearly creating a new Disney park just north of Miami. Part Two.

 

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The story of how Disney's relationship with ABC exploded in the late 1950s, nearly creating a new Disney park just north of Miami.

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The update for the week of February 1, 2021.  How the pandemic continues to change Disney films, parks, and other experiences.

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The story of John Hench, who worked for Disney from 1939 until 2004 and adapted the techniques of filmmaking to create theme park wonders around the world.  Part Six - Disneyland in the 1950s.

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The update for the week of January 17, 2021.  An exploration of how changes to the American theme parks will drastically remake a Disney vacations once the California and Florida resorts fully reopen.  

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The story of a never-built second park at the Disneyland resort, designed during Walt's lifetime.  

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In the longest and most detailed update yet, this episode explores models for where the pandemic will likely take us in the first half of 2021, in terms of Disney films and theme parks.

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