Imageworks, Restored Films

Walt Disney World – 1978 – Magic Kingdom, Florida, & Flying Back to NJ

This film takes us all over the place, starting off with some local Florida attractions and even some great shots of vehicles from the 1970s. We then get a nice around the park tour of Magic Kingdom. Tons of nicely framed shots and experiences are shown here and you get a nice overview of various attractions. The final few minutes are of the plane flight home to New Jersey. We don’t get any in-flight shots of...Read More...

Imageworks, Restored Films

Early EPCOT Center Home Movie

It’s not often we come across home movie footage of EPCOT Center…the early 80s were the beginning of the video camera revolution and true movie footage is much rarer from this time period. This film starts off with wonderful shots of the entrance plaza, future corps band and then the lines! Oh the lines to get into Journey into Imagination! The jumping fountains are so clean and functioning as they should but sadly our visit to...Read More...

Imageworks, Restored Films

A Magic Kingdom Vacation – 1978 Home Movie

Last week on Home Movie Night we premiered a few home movies that haven’t seen the light of day in years. This one is new exception as a quite active family (in the dancing/wiggling sense, you’ll see what we mean) filmed their trip to WDW in 1978. Amongst some standard shots of the 20k lagoon the family tries on some hats, wanders around the park, jumps on the Jungle Cruise and for some reason films other...Read More...

Podcast

Podcast Episode 57: El Rio del Tiempo

Our good friend How takes the lead this episode and we can't be more excited. You can always expect a deep dive into whatever it is he is discussing, which is always amazing. This episode we take you back to EPCOT Center and right into World Showcase. One of our favorite countries that was actually the only World Showcase 'ride' when the park opened. This attraction has stayed very similar to the opening day form with…Read More...

Imageworks, Restored Films

1970s Magic Kingdom – 8mm Film Release

We hope you have been enjoying the latest from our film vault and also are subscribed and ready for more. Our channel has been growing due to the latest releases, which is great! This one is from the 1970s and features the typical use of an 8mm film reel. Quick shots, not many pans, and the normal things people filmed at a theme park. The Swan Boats make a couple of appearances and one of the...Read More...