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Restored film: Carlo and Bev Visit WDW

In this 4 minute film, see the Magic Kingdom in its early days, decorated for Christmas. This film features some great shots along Main Street USA, Adventureland, and around the Rivers of America. Catch a glimpse of the canoes and Mike Fink Keel Boats sailing along the river, too!Read More...

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Restored film: Through the 70s at WDW

Enjoy 20 minutes of a great look back at Walt Disney World in its early years. Some of the highlights include the Polynesian lobby and pool area, a ride in the front cab of the Mark IV monorail, and some excellent shots inside and out of the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea submarines. Other attractions in the film include the roofless teacups, Dumbo, the riverboat, and a ride on the train that passes by empty land...Read More...

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Podcast Episode 67: Pleasure Island Part II

For this episode, we continue where we left off on the first episode of this series, Pleasure Island Part I. If you missed Part I, please take a minute to download that episode and get caught up. How is once again leading us and we are so excited to get into the 90s where Pleasure Island went through some changes. Within a few months of opening, we learn that it wasn't drawing the crowds that were…Read More...

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Restored film: Fritz & Heidi take Rocky to WDW

Previously featured on our live movie night in March, this family vacation silent film was edited together into a 35 minute tour of Walt Disney World around 1977. Some Disney souvenir footage was edited in – the segments from in the Jungle Cruise and other attractions feature footage from both Disneyland and Walt Disney World! Other segments include the Mickey Mouse Revue, the Haunted Mansion, and a ride on the Skyway.Read More...

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Restored film: An Early Magic Kingdom

Enjoy a few minutes of footage from Walt Disney World not too long after opening! We start with two tram rides and then up to the train station and Main Street USA. There are some great shots of the Main Street Vehicles and a cameo by a Bob-a-round Boat. After touring the park, the film ends with a monorail ride back to the TTC.Read More...

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Podcast Episode 66: Retro Food Part II

For this episode, we work our way through tons of listener questions and memories. These came from all over and discuss so many interesting topics. We get into everything including: 100 Years of Magic bars, Columbia Harbor House, The Diamond Horseshoe changes and so much more. We appreciate everyone reaching out and sharing their memories and experiences, as we really enjoyed digging into this.Read More...

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Restored film: Quick Visit to EPCOT (1982)

Previously featured on our live movie night, this quick film features a number of great shots from around EPCOT Center not long after its grand opening. Included are great shots of the Stargate Restaurant, the World Showcase walk-around doll characters, as well as a performance by an African dance company in the America Gardens theater.Read More...

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Restored Video: World of Motion Transcenter

The General Motors Transcenter served as the post show to the World of Motion attraction. A number of educational exhibits showed guests how cars were designed and built. The Bird and the Robot show featured a wise-cracking animatronic bird and his friend, “Tiger”, a robotic arm, to demonstrate how automation was being used in automobile manufacturing. Other features include the Lean Machine, a look at the future of cars, and the Water Engine, a show comparing...Read More...

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Remastered video: Walt Disney World Information Channel (1995)

Guests visiting Walt Disney World in 1995 would see this video loop playing on their resort room TV. Previews of parades, such as Aladdin’s Royal Caravan at Disney-MGM Studios, as well as attractions from Epcot ’95 were part of the video. The loop also features a trailer for Walt Disney Pictures’ Man of the House, starring Chevy Chase and Jonathan Taylor-Thomas. There are a lot of great clips from around the resort, including Discovery Island and...Read More...