Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Dream Called Epcot

On the eve of Epcot’s 30th anniversary, I thought it fitting to take a nostalgic look back at the promotional film! Description via Progress City, U.S.A.: In 1981, The Walt Disney Story – the attraction which once occupied the area in the … Continue reading

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Walt Disney On the Edger Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Radio Show, September 21, 1947

Don’t worry….I am still finishing up the question and answer session with Disney veteran Don Payne! Here’s a bit of fun in the meantime: Walt on the radio in 1947 promoting the release of Fun And Fancy Free. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Alcoholic Beverage Menu From The Be Our Guest Restaurant!

For the fist time, other than special selected events, alcohol will be available to park guests in The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. The web is exploding with commentary, but here is the official word and menu. Via the … Continue reading

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Our show still revolves around the same theme: and that’s progress.

When Carnation Plaza Gardens closed earlier this year to expand the Disney Princess Fantasy Faire,  fans were upset because the historic park location had been enjoyed not only patrons since 1956, but also by Walt himself.  Although Suzy Brown, a spokeswoman … Continue reading

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September 4, 1918 – FOOOOM!

This is the wreckage of Chicago’s Federal Building after the explosion of a bomb on September 4, 1918. It was allegedly planted by the International Workers of the World (lWW) as a reprisal for the sentencing of the union’s leader, … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

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EPCOT Center Newsbrief…..

With just 29 days until EPCOT Center’s 30th Anniversary, here’s a news brief published on this day which told the Spaceship Earth story….

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