Restored Video: World of Motion Transcenter

The General Motors Transcenter served as the post show to the World of Motion attraction. A number of educational exhibits showed guests how cars were designed and built. The Bird and the Robot show featured a wise-cracking animatronic bird and his friend, “Tiger”, a robotic arm, to demonstrate how automation was being used in automobile manufacturing. Other features include the Lean Machine, a look at the future of cars, and the Water Engine, a show comparing...Read More...

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...

Restored video: Splashtacular at Epcot – 1994

Splashtacular was…one of the more unique shows to be seen in Epcot. The show ran from 1993 until 1994 during the transition of CommuniCore to Innoventions so that there was something to see in the center of Future World. The show featured numerous Disney characters, but also aliens and a giant dinosaur. A similar show called “It’s Magical!” played in Tokyo Disneyland during roughly the same time period for the park’s 10th anniversary. The show ended...Read More...