Tag Archives: Disneyland

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. [Part 2]

I am FINALLY getting around to posting this!  On September 13, I wrote a post about changes to the original Disney Parks and how people were reacting to them.  The post concludes with an introduction to former Disney Cast Member, Don … 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 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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Your #801A Key To The Haunted Mansion…

As you can see in the image above, August 11, 1969 was the press preview day at the Haunted Mansion, although it had been open to guests since the 9th.  What’s interesting about this piece is the skull trinket / … Continue reading

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