Disney History Institute Podcast

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

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Tips and tricks for the 2023 Gingerbread Trail at Disney World.

 

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2023 Gingerbread Trail Timeline 

4pm - Arrive at Yacht Club with ADR for Ale and Compass.  You may wish to arrive at 3:30pm, if you wish to see the “top-of-the-hour” 4pm appearance of the Orange Bird at the Boardwalk gingerbread display before dinner.  

4:15 - Before dinner, visit either the gingerbread displays at Boardwalk OR at Yacht Club and Beach Club.  Ideally try to visit at least two gingerbread locations before dinner, leaving one for after dinner. 

5pm – Dinner at Ale and Compass 

6pm – Visit any remaining gingerbread displays at EPCOT resorts 

TWO OPTIONS 

7:15 – Arrive at TTC by car 
7:30 – Arrive at Magic Kingdom by resort bus 
7:50 – Arrive at Contemporary (by monorail from TTC or walk from bus drop off) 

8pm – Fireworks from Contemporary public balcony on 4th Floor 

9pm – Arrive at Grand Floridian by monorail, which is a half hour before the gingerbread store closes. 

Direct download: DHI_Gingerbread_Trail_2023_Final_iTunes__mixdown.mp3
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On this episode, the story of Disney World's First Christmas in 1971.

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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 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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Direct download: DHI_December_2023_Update_Part_One_iTunes_final_mixdown.mp3
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The story of how a culinary sense of competition eventually produced one of the most iconic gingerbread houses in the world.

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

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How did Disneyland start the traditions of the holiday parade and the Candlelight Processional? This is the story of Disneyland's second Christmas--and beyond.

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

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The story of Disneyland's first Christmas in 1955.

Link to "Disneyland's First Christmas" video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLt3XdZ_LTs

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:32am PST

Jollywood Nights - Trouble at Hollywood Studios.

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The Story of the Osborne Family Festival of Lights.

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Thanksgiving stories from the parks, the studio, and the life of Walt Disney.

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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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Direct download: DHI_News_November_2023_iTunes_FINAL_mixdown.mp3
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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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm PST

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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Direct download: DHI_News_Florida_October_2023_Final_iTunes_mixdown.mp3
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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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Direct download: DHI_September_News_2023_Part_Three_FINAL_iTUNES_Destination_D_mixdown.mp3
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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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Direct download: DHI_News_August_2023_Part_Two_iTunes__mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15pm PST

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

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Direct download: DHI_News_August_2023_Part_One_iTunes_mixdown.mp3
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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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:34pm PST

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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Direct download: DHI_News_July_2023__iTunes_mixdown.mp3
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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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Direct download: DHI_News_June_2023_Part_Two_iTunes_mixdown.mp3
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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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm PST

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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Direct download: DHI_Disney_News_April_2023_PART_TWO_mixdown.mp3
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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.

Amazon link to Didier Ghez's Book (The Origins of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures): https://amzn.to/40dIMSG

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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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm PST

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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Direct download: DHI_News_Special_Edition_Jan_2023_mixdown.mp3
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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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Direct download: DHI_News_January_2023_MASTER_iTunes_mixdown.mp3
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The story of Walt Disney and the 1966 Tournament of Roses Parade.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm PST

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