Category Archives: Disneyland

Tony Baxter’s Official Letter Of Resignation

  via MousePlanet: Decades ago, Imagineering had the bold notion to start the 21st century 18 years early by unveiling the “future” at Epcot in 1982. This positive look at tomorrow had a numbing effect on the bleak vistas depicted … Continue reading

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Tony Baxter

We’re probably going to hear a lot about Tony Baxter today, as he begins to scale back his day-to-day involvement with Disney. He started his career at Disneyland selling popcorn and scooping ice cream and worked his way up to … Continue reading

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Our show still revolves around the same theme: and that’s progress. [Part 3]

Well, here we are again! Seems like there have been many upsetting changes coming to the parks over the past year, and the responses to those changes are what prompted this series of posts. It began with the closing of … Continue reading

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Recreating The Entrance To Disneyland

During the filming of “Saving Mr. Banks” at Disneyland on November 6 and 7,  the original Magic Kingdom was made over to fit the era of the film, 1961. Once such make over was the “return” of the attraction posters … 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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Happy Labor Day!

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Happy 57th Anniversary Dumbo Flying Elephants!

On August 16, 1955, Dumbo Flying Elephants opened to the public in Fantasyland at Disneyland. Originally, the attraction was supposed to open with the park on July 16, 1955. However, there were…..issues. Let’s head on over to Yesterland for a … Continue reading

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