EPCOT Center – Narrated by Harold and Yvonne Jenkins – Home Movie

If you joined us for RetroWDW’s Home Movie Night #4, you’ll recognize this film as the star of the show. Harold and Yvonne Jenkins of Savannah, GA documented their trip to EPCOT Center not only on film, but they dubbed over their film with their own narration. From the opening line, “Home of the big silver ball”, you’ll be immediately drawn in as their southern charm and not so subtle descriptions provide a dialogue that is equally entertaining as it is informative. That first quote also inspired our latest tee shirt design by How Bowers!

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April 24, 2020 11:22 pm

Guys, Just finished watching your live stream of my grandparents’ film of their first trip to Epcot in 1982. I texted the whole family and we were in tears by the time it was over getting to hear their voices again. We are all native Savannahians and traveled to Disney frequently (still do) but they took this one solo trip to visit Epcot after it first opened and we were very jealous. The grandkids called Harold “Fodd” because I, as the eldest, couldn’t say anything approaching grandfather and my grandmother said she had too much life to live to be… Read more »

April 26, 2020 5:25 pm
Reply to  Mark Bandy

Wow, that must be great for you and your family!!! I’m so happy to hear you got to listen to familiar comforting voices from the past from cherished loved ones. How special that must have been for your entire family. We all got to enjoy their soothing voices as they described their wonderful trip together. I TrueType hope the memory of your grandparents last a lifetime for you all

Rob Troxel
Rob Troxel
May 4, 2020 12:34 pm
Reply to  Mark Bandy

Linking the videos with the families is very touching. |So glad these are now part of the archives.

Well done

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