Disney History Institute Podcast

Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks. In this episode: The Passing of Dick Nunis, New Attraction in Adventureland, New Restaurant at Pixar Place, and an Interview with ex-Imagineer Eddie Sotto on his new passion project involving the music of Space Mountain. 

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Twenty-Three.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Twenty-Two.

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Jollywood Nights - Trouble at Hollywood Studios.

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Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks. In this episode: The Future of the Disney Company, Trouble at Marvel, and News from the California Resort. 

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Twenty-One.

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The story of how Disney changed Halloween and how Halloween changed Disney.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Twenty.

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Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks.  In this episode: Trouble at the Disney Company, Price Increases at the Parks, and the Future of Disneyland.

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Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Nineteen.

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The making of Snow White, as experienced by Disney animator, Ward Kimball.

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The story of Walt as he works toward his first animated feature, as told (partially) by Walt.

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Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks. Part Three - The Future of Disney World.

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Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks. Part Two - California.

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Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks.  Part One - Florida.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films.  Part Eighteen.

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The story of Walt in the early 1930s, as told (partially) by Walt.

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Part of the DHI Travel Guide to Walt Disney World - Dining at Disney Springs.

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Our monthly episode where we look at current news stories related to the Disney Company and what they mean for the future of films, Disney+, and the parks.

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Updates on the Disney resorts in California and Florida that explore all of the changes that are happening there.  

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How theme parks are engineered to engage our emotions and elevate our mood. Volume Two.

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How theme parks are engineered to engage our emotions and elevate our mood.  

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Seventeen.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Sixteen.

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Our monthly news and analysis update.  Another wave of changes to Genie+.  Trouble at every major division of the Disney Company.  And changes to the California Resort, including a review of Rogers: The Musical.  

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Fifteen.

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Stories from never-before-released interviews with Rolly Crump--about the Haunted Mansion, It's a Small World at Disneyland, and his final months with Walt.

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The story of a dinosaur animated in 1914 that inspired a generation of Disney artists.

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A range of stories from across the Disney Company: an intriguing new partnership between Disney and Apple; why the Galactic Starcruiser closed; and new dining at Disneyland and Disney World.

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Three stories.  The Ins-and-Outs of the revamped Dining Plan in Florida.  Trouble at Pixar.  Tiana's Bayou Adventure--where things wtand now.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Fourteen.

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Stories from never-before-released interviews with Rolly Crump--about Imagineering, the Haunted Mansion, It's a Small World, and Walt.

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Troubles at Disney+.  What really happened with Murphy, the Fantasmic Dragon.  And large changes coming to Disney World.  

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A detailed look at the saga of Reedy Creek and what it means for the future of the Disney Resort in Florida.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Thirteen.

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Stories from never-before-released interviews with Rolly Crump--about Imagineering, the Haunted Mansion, the World's Fair, and Walt.

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The Restructuring of Imagineering, Changes and Upgrades at Disneyland, a New Ride and Restaurant at Disney World, and a Short Update to Reedy Creek.

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The ongoing battle between The Disney Company and the State of Florida--and what it means for the future of Walt Disney World.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Twelve.

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Walt Disney and his road to The True-Life Adventures, with author Didier Ghez.

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Stories from a never-before-released interview with Rolly Crump--about animation, Walt, and even the Haunted Mansion.  

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The story of Walt's early years and the creation of Mickey Mouse, as told (largely) by Walt.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Eleven.

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Three stories about the future of Disneyland, with an eye toward how the resort is creating an identity for itself different than typical "Disney Parks." 

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Ten.

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Battle for the Disney Board, Florida Comes for Reedy Creek, Changes at Disney World, and The Most Compelling Earnings Call in Years.  

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Nine.

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The story of how Runaway Railway was designed and finally made its way to Disneyland.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Eight.

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The story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films. Part Seven.

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A special "news" episode focused on changes to the American Disney Parks and the announcement of two Universal regional parks, one in Las Vegas, the other in North Texas.  

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Our monthly news and analysis episode in which we explore recent changes to the Disney Company, Disney films, and the Disney Parks

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The story of Walt Disney and the 1966 Tournament of Roses Parade.

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