Video: Universe of Energy Preshow (1991)

The original Universe of Energy Preshow featured a unique presentation with a screen made up of rotating tiles. This huge mosaic changed each tile in sync with the projection being shown and was invented by Czech film director Emil Radok. The 8 minute show educated guests about the various forms of energy found in nature before they entered into the traveling theater part of the attraction.Read More...

Restored home movie: Imagineering Lab at Epcot

The Walt Disney Imagineering Labs was an exhibit in Inventions at Epcot. The brief live show showed guests how 3D computer animation was created, with a focus on a virtual reality experience featuring Aladdin. “DisneyVision” was a state of the art virtual reality technology that would eventually lead to the Aladdin’s Magic Carpet Ride attraction at DisneyQuest.Read More...

Restored Video: Bird and the Robot

This show was featured in Transcenter, the post show for the GM-sponsored World of Motion attraction in Epcot Center. Hosted by a wise-cracking animatronic bird and his robot arm friend, “Tiger”, the show educated guests about the use of robotics in the vehicle manufacturing process.Read More...

Video: Follow Us to Walt Disney World

This promotional video, produced in 1984, gives viewers a tour of the Magic Kingdom and the then-brand new Epcot Center. This video has some great aerial shots of EPCOT, as well as plenty of action from inside CommuniCore and other original EPCOT attractions. SMRT-1, Dreamfinder, and many other fan favorite characters and cast members tell viewers about their attractions.Read More...

Restored Video: SpectroMagic – June 1992

And now, the Magic Kingdom proudly presents, in a million points of musical light, the magic worlds of Disney…in SpectroMagic! The beloved SpectroMagic night time parade replaced the Main Street Electrical parade as part of Walt Disney World’s 20th anniversary celebration, and ran until 2010.Read More...

Restored Video: The Dream is Alive – Walt Disney World 20th Celebration

Hello, I’m Michael Eisner, head of The Walt Disney Company. I told my secretary to hold my calls for the past 12 hours…I needed some quiet time to review all of the television specials we’ve done over the years to celebrate events here at the Walt Disney Company. This year, we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Walt Disney World, and we wanted to do something very special. This hour long TV special aired in 1991...Read More...