Restored home video: Magical World of Barbie – 1994

As part of a sponsorship agreement with toy company Mattel, Barbie came to Epcot’s American Gardens theater in World Showcase in late 1993. The half hour show followed Barbie as she traveled around to different playsets all over the world, and ran for about a year and a half in front of the American Adventure pavilion.Read More...

Disney MGM-Studios Grand Opening Special – Original NBC Broadcast with Commercials and AI Interpolated HD!

We’ve got a special treat for everyone today! To test out our new video and film restoration system we decided to improve upon one of our earlier restorations, specifically the Disney MGM-Studios Grand Opening Special!  We’ve left the commercials in and we utilized our Artificial Intelligence software to produce Interpolated HD. The entire process to get to this quality included 3 hours of VHS tape clean up; 15 hours of HD interpolation, 3 hours of stitching...Read More...

Restored: EPCOT Center EarthStation Film with Music

Earth Station sat at the exit of Spaceship Earth and was the original home of Guest Relations in EPCOT Center. Guests could use the WorldKey Kiosks located there to make dining reservations and get other park information. The Earth Station film, played on large overhead screens, served as a preview of other EPCOT Center attractions for guests as they began to navigate the park. This version of the video includes the original music loop that accompanied...Read More...

Restored B&W Film: Vacation Wonderland at Walt Disney World

This black and white promotional film is a tremendous tour of the vacation kingdom of the world. Released in 1972, the film features flyovers of the Magic Kingdom and the rest of the resort area. Viewers will see the wide variety of entertainment and activities available at the Polynesian and Contemporary resorts as well as Fort Wilderness Campground.Read More...

Restored home video: CommuniCore East 1992

Take a quick tour through CommuniCore East in this video from 1992. Included are glimpses of the population counter kinetic sculpture with the Great American Census Quiz game played on the computers below. The interactive Computer-a-Coaster exhibit let guests design their own rollercoaster using a touch screen, and the trivia-asking robot, SMRT-1, was a favorite of guests using early speech recognition technology.Read More...

Kitchen Kabaret: Revisited – HD Interpolated Multi-Camera Edit

We are excited to present Kitchen Kabaret Revisited! This interpolated HD multi-camera edit video revisits the classic EPCOT Center show that was part of the Land Pavilion. Sponsored by Kraft Foods, this fan-favorite audio animatronic musical show ran from EPCOT’s opening day until 1994. Hosted by Bonnie Appetite, the show featured acts such as the Cereal Sisters, Hamm & Eggz, and Colander Combo and the Fiesta Fruit. The show was designed to promote healthy eating and...Read More...

The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World – A Disney Show PAC – 35mm Slide/Narration Souvenir Set

We are happy to bring you the first of several uncommon media souvenirs known as “Show PAC”’s, a 35 mm slide set accompanied by a soundtrack. Until the videocassette took hold as the dominant form of home media in the 1980s, Walt Disney World produced souvenir media in a variety of formats. On our site we have chronicled 8mm souvenir films that act as park overviews an in some cases feature specific attractions or parades.  Disney...Read More...