Restored Home Movie: Mission to Mars Ride Through 1992

Long before Mission: Space opened in Epcot, Mission to Mars took guests from Tomorrowland for a visit to the red planet. An updated version of the Disneyland opening day attraction Rocket to the Moon, guests visit mission control before boarding their circular rocket for their voyage. Our video covers the entire attraction about a year before it closed to make way for Alien Encounter.Read More...

Restored VHS: EPCOT Center: A Souvenir Program

See EPCOT Center in its first year of operation in this souvenir video. Starting off with a tour of Future World, you’ll see all of the pavilions including the original exhibits to be featured in CommuniCore. There is great on-ride video, as well, from all of the attractions. Next, a bit of Disney park history as well as some information about the development and construction of EPCOT Center. Finally, we go to the American Adventure show...Read More...

Restored Video: Progress City Model Detail

The Progress City model originated at Disneyland as part of the Carousel of Progress post show. Originally nearly 7000 square feet, a portion of it was moved to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in 1975 and can still be seen while riding the PeopleMover. The PeopleMover never stops though, so this video from 1991 shows a lot of detail you may miss while riding!Read More...

SMRT-1 Restored Video

SMRT-1 was an interactive robot that was seen as part of the EPCOT Computer Central exhibit. Guests could pick up a telephone and play games using early voice recognition technology. SMRT-1 would ask trivia questions of guests and listen for their answers.Read More...

Restored Home Video: EPCOT Center Earth Station Film

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.Read More...

Restored Video: A Dream Called Walt Disney World

This 1981 souvenir VHS video showcases what a guest could expect when visiting the Walt Disney World resort just a decade into its operation. The video starts with a brief history lesson from Walt Disney himself and then proceeds with a tour of the Magic Kingdom. Next there is an overview of how transportation works in the vacation kingdom, and then a tour of Fort Wilderness, the Contemporary, and the Polynesian Resorts. Finally, other activities like...Read More...