1972 at the Magic Kingdom – Home Movie

This film opens with a brief glimpse of Fantasyland before capturing the VERY packed riverboat plying the Rivers of America.  The colonial parade through Liberty Square is briefly glimpsed before we jump on the Skyway and glide over Fantasyland, 20K Lagoon and set down in Tomorrowland where our tuckered subjects just need to rest on one of the planter walls.  Then we head back to Fantasyland to catch Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs on a...Read More...

Podcast Episode 26 – Tiny Bubbles – 20k Leagues Under the Sea

Welcome to Episode 26 of the Retro Disney World Podcast: "Tiny Bubbles". We appreciate your support and hope you have been enjoying each and every episode. Be sure to check out some of our previous shows. Listener Mail First off, we have a real letter! Rob wrote us discussing history on the Golf Resort and some new facts we didn't cover. Next, a listener wrote in asking about updates to the utilidors. Cameron wrote us about...Read More...

1972 Super8 WDW Home Movie restored in HD – Final Film Released!

In 1972 my grandparents took a road trip from New Jersey to Florida...armed with AAA highlighted maps of the I-95 east coast corridor they stopped at South of the Border, Marineland, Busch Gardens, Walt Disney World and a host of other attractions. To this day I still have the 3-ring binder that contains the handwritten account of their entire itinerary; mileage logs, fuel stops, and notes. For many years I've had in my possession 700 feet…Read More...

10 still images from our 1972 film – Bonus full size frame demo – Vintage WDW!

We know you are all awaiting the restoration of the early WDW home movie film that we recently had converted. We expect, that by 5/9 we can release the first fully restored clip from 1972. But for now here are some resized (but not restored/color corrected) frame captures from our recent 1972 home movie conversion. [ The Film can now be seen here. ] Bonus full size frame at the bottom of the screen! Hmm, something is...Read More...