Disney History Institute Podcast (general)

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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Category:general -- posted at: 5:17am PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:52pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:20pm PDT

DHI Travel Guide for Disneyland, Fall 2021.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:41am PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm PDT

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm PDT

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:57pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 12:41am PDT

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm PDT

Show Notes for Avengers Campus - Part Three

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:11pm PDT

How will Avengers Campus change the Disney Parks?

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm PDT

How will Avengers Campus change the Disney Parks?

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:47pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm PDT

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:01pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 10:59pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 10:40pm PDT

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 1:30pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 12:13pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 9:05am PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 4:30pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 1:31pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 4:08pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 5:35pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am PDT

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:48pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am PDT

In this special update, we explore how the pandemic will change the nature of filmmaking at Disney for years to come.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:16pm PDT

We’re at a turning point in the life of John Hench—the invention of Disneyland—where we explore not only what was built but how it creates a new category of art and entertainment.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:37am PDT

Florida, California, and Paris, a little game theory, and ideas as to when this will all end.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:25pm PDT

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 Four - Movies, Myths, and Sea Monsters.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm PDT

In 1965, reporters in Orlando noticed that an unknown buyer was purchasing tens of thousands of acres south of town, a mystery that would consume the city for nearly a year.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:05pm PDT

Disneyland battles California: the discussion heats up over when Disneyland will be allowed to re-open.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm PDT

In 1965, reporters in Orlando noticed that an unknown buyer was purchasing tens of thousands of acres south of town, a mystery that would consume the city for nearly a year.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:03am PDT

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 Three - Hench, Walt, and Dali.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:17am PDT

An exploration of the current trouble in California and Florida.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:55pm PDT

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 Two - Disney and the War.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:04pm PDT

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 One - Fantasia.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:17am PDT

The holidays will be different this year.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:39pm PDT

Another wave of changes comes to the Florida resort.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:49pm PDT

Changes come to California and the Disneyland Resort.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm PDT

For decades, Disney designers have looked beyond elements of sight and sound to create a richer film-like reality in theme park attractions. In this episode, we explore how Imagineers, starting in the 1950s, sought to incorporate aromas to present a richer experience in attractions such as the Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Soarin'.
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 1:17am PDT

Disney had its earnings call this past week. What the numbers tell us about the future.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:57am PDT

A preview of things to come.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:49am PDT

Disney World has re-opened, but where will the resort be in three months? In this update we examine possibilities for how the resort might change in the days ahead.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:42pm PDT

After our interview with Tom Nabbe on fishing at Disneyland in 1956, we explore how the same experience now exists at Disney World.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:12pm PDT

What was it like to work at Disneyland during its first year, when Walt spent a good deal of time in the park? Tom Nabbe remembers the 1950s at Disneyland.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:09pm PDT

Disney World has reopened with significant changes. On this update, the "New Normal" and what it means moving forward.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:48pm PDT

Disney World prepares to re-open, as the situation in Florida continues to change.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:07am PDT

Naked animators.  Walt working out with an Olympic wrestler.  A social room for women at the studio.  What more could you want from a single episode.  Significantly updated and expanded. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:58pm PDT

Disneyland cancels its reopening. Will Disney World cancel as well?

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am PDT

How do you design a town whose invented history is conveyed solely through its details? The answers on today's podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:34am PDT

In Florida, Disney lays out plans for a reopening as infection rates around the resort rise and as the NBA presents details that reveal how 22 teams and hundreds of players will live on Disney property for months.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:34pm PDT

In Florida, Disney worked toward a reopening of its resort. And in California it presented plans for a phased reopening of the Anaheim resort, though the announcement didn't go as smoothly as some in the company had hoped.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm PDT

With the theme park industry transforming itself during the pandemic, Disney is reshaping the way guests will experience its Florida resort. Details on some significant changes are at the center of this week's update.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm PDT

This week Disney announced wide-ranging changes to its Florida resort when it re-opens, changes that caught even industry experts by surprise. We'll explore what they are and what they mean for guests as the Disney parks in Florida prepare to re-open.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:15am PDT

What has Disney Springs revealed about a plan to reopen the Disney parks? And what will be different at Universal Orlando once it reopens in June? In this episode we explore how the pandemic is reshaping the world of the Florida resorts, everything from the rides to the restaurants to the stores.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:47pm PDT

What will Disney Springs look like when it re-opens?  Will the pandemic change how we experience movies forever?  We have answers in this week's update.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am PDT

What will the Disney parks look like when they re-open? We have even more answers this time--in an episode that will bring you up-to-date in terms of how Disney is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:01pm PDT

Each spring, purple martins wing their way back to Disney World, into hundreds of nesting boxes arranged at the resort.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:22pm PDT

When might the Disney parks reopen? And what will they look like when they do? We have some (but not all) of the answers this time--in an episode that will bring you up-to-date in terms of how Disney is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:24am PDT

How is the pandemic affecting top management at the Disney Company? This update is focused on recent management changes inside the company and how executives are now focused on moving Disney to the other side of the crisis.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:19pm PDT

Before the Enchanted Tiki Room, before the construction of Disneyland, Walt created miniature, mechanical figures designed to dance and sing.  Part Four.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:43pm PDT

Update and analysis on how the Disney Company has responded to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:53pm PDT

The third update on how the Disney Company has responded to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:22pm PDT

Before the Enchanted Tiki Room, before the construction of Disneyland, Walt created miniature, mechanical figures designed to dance and sing.  Part Three.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:55pm PDT

Second update on how the Disney Company has reacted to the worldwide spread of the coronavirus.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:23am PDT

Before the Enchanted Tiki Room, before the construction of Disneyland, Walt created miniature, mechanical figures designed to dance and sing.  Part Two.

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Updates on how the Disney Company has reacted to the worldwide spread of the coronavirus.  

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:07am PDT

The story of Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway and how Imagineer Kevin Rafferty worked, over decades, to bring the Mouse more fully into the parks.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm PDT

With influences in pop music, modern dance, and drag culture, the new Magic Happens parade is a bold departure from previous in-park entertainment.  

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:38pm PDT

Before the Enchanted Tiki Room, before the construction of Disneyland, Walt created miniature, mechanical figures designed to dance and sing.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:33am PDT

The story of how Walt Disney’s interest in international culture shaped his films and his park, with a focus on the CircleVision films produced for EPCOT. Part Three.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:56pm PDT

The story of how Walt Disney’s interest in international culture shaped his films and his park.  Part Two.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm PDT

The story of how Walt Disney’s interest in international culture shaped his films and his park.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:46pm PDT

After a slow start, Galaxy’s Edge premieres its blockbuster attraction, Rise of the Resistance to stellar reviews and overwhelming crowds—an attraction that uses characters from the third trilogy, like Rey and Kylo Ren, to cleverly re-tell the oldest Star Wars story of them all.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:35am PDT