Disney History Institute Podcast

Three Disney Legends, a nuclear mishap, and the Arctic Circle - a lost story of vintage Disneyland. 

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In this update, we cover:

- Disney Theatrical, with Inside Out 2 and Deadpool 3
- Troubles with Streaming
- Dreams that Soar at Disney Springs
- A Roundup of Changes to the Disney Parks

Link to Disney Summer Update Video: youtu.be/rpRLfuZM9dI?si=Gg7BzrzCEyWROs0q

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Design highlights, ride strategies, and the problems.  Everything you need to know about Tiana's Bayou Adventure at Disney World.

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Goodbye Genie+.  Here are the ins-and-outs of the just announced Lightning Lane 2.0 project, as well as what its announcement reveals about the state of the Florida resort. 

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Our monthly update for the Disney Company - June 2024

In this episode:
- The Transformative Success of Inside Out 2
- New Projects at Disney World
- A Tribute to Richard Sherman

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The history of Fantasmic, including how the show borrowed design elements from various never-produced nighttime spectaculars. Part Four

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The history of Fantasmic, including how the show borrowed design elements from various never-produced nighttime spectaculars. Part Three.

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The history of Fantasmic, including how the show borrowed design elements from various never-produced nighttime spectaculars.  Part Two.

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The history of Fantasmic, including a full description of the never-built river show designed for Disneyland and based on the Haunted Mansion.

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The story of Walt Disney and the Enchanted Tiki Room, with author Ken Bruce.

Link to Amazon for BEFORE THE BIRDS SANG WORDS by Ken Bruce - https://amzn.to/3WQ9vWy

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Our monthly update for the Disney Company - May 2024 

In this episode:

- Disneyland Forward
- 1900 Park Fare Reopens
- Problems with Sassagoula Boats 
- Preparation for Drone Show at Disney Springs
- Discounts at EET
- Opening Date for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure
- Smellephants on Parade Opens

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Ten - The End of the Story.

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Nine - The Premiere of Darby O'Gill.

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Episode Description: The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Eight - Finishing and Promoting Darby O'Gill.

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Seven - The filming of Darby O'Gill.

DHI Video: Construction Update for Disney World and Disneyland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-jo1vIYD4Q&t=1s

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Our monthly update for the Disney Company - April 2024 - Part Two

 

In this episode:

* An Avatar Land comes to Disneyland

* Disneyland Forward

* Beyond Big Thunder Begins

* The Battle for the Disney Board

* New Directions at Marvel Studios

 

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Our monthly update for the Disney Company - April 2024 

In this episode, stories that point to the coming expansion of Disney World:

* A settlement clears the way for Disney to work with the State of Florida

* Permits reveal large work about to start at Animal Kingdom

* And the battle for the Disney board

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Six - Spin and Marty and Darby O'Gill.

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Five - Don Quixote and The Great Locomotive Chase.

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Episode Description: Our monthly update for the Disney Company, which includes stories about Tiana's Bayou Adventure, Disneyland Forward, changes to EPCOT, seasonal displays around the Florida Resort, and more.

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Video Essay on Tiana's Bayou Adventure Construction: https://youtu.be/BHJru8toca4?si=XWYNqHhT9vSWSkJ-

Video Essay on New Seasonal Changes to Disney World: https://youtu.be/LvXNF4DICmU?si=kjKS2rwwLaxQGaNW

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Direct download: DHI_News_March_2024_mixdown.mp3
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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Four - The Sword and the Rose.

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime. Part Three - Robin Hood.

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime.  Part Two - Treasure Island.

If you watch Treasure Island, let me know what you think.  You can find me either through www.toddjamespierce.com

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Our monthly news update about films, parks, and the Disney Company.

In this episode:
- The Value of Disney
- Moana 2 and the Reframing of Disney+
- The Path Forward for ESPN
- Disney Looks Again to Gaming
- The Battle for Reedy Creek
- Epic Universe

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The story of Larry Watkin, the main live action screenwriter at the Disney Studio during Walt's lifetime.

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The conclusion to our story of Herb Ryman, designer of Disney parks and films.  Part Twenty-Five.

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Our monthly news update about films, parks, and the Disney Company.

In this episode:
- The Struggle to Control the Disney Board
- The Battle for Reedy Creek
- Goodbye, Country Bear Jamboree
- The Hatbox Ghost in Florida
- The Disney Dining Plan Returns to Disney World

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

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Our monthly news update about films, parks, and the Disney Company.

In this episode:
- The Struggle to Control the Disney Board
- Discounts and Other Problems at Disney World
- Magic Keys Sales at Disneyland and the Best Time to Visit
- The Battle for Reedy Creek Moves into 2024
- The Art and Meaning of Luminous

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Direct download: DHI_January_2024_Update_Part_Two_FINAL_mixdown.mp3
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Our big update to start out 2024: an exploration of the challenges that the Disney Company will face in the New Year.

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