Jungle Cruise Frogs Take 3 – 1972 Home Movie

We visit the Magic Kingdom again in its infancy, just a few weeks-old baby, starting in Adventureland with shots of the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse.  Chip ‘n Dale meet our young protagonists in Adventureland Plaza outside the Enchanted Tiki Room. They seem to be the only two people (and two Chipmunks) in the park.

We walk through the Treehouse (note the glimpse at 2:15 of a piece of construction equipment!) before we board the Jungle Cruise and see….our clearest footage yet of the infamous short-lived frogs at 2:51!

After along ride on the Jungle Cruise we visit the Teacups in Fantasyland; note the disco ball under Timothy Mouse. I can’t imagine how blinding and hot that was in Florida’s summer sun before they eventually covered the ride.   A shot of plaid-clad tour guides gliding across Town Square takes us to some closing images of the entrance plaza and the monorails passing overhead.

Note the sandwich board advertising the World Cruise on Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon at 5:50 just before the film ends.

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