Main Street Electrical Parade – July 1978

Experience our spectacular festival pageant of nighttime magic and imagination in thousands of sparkling lights! This restored film will allow you to experience the iconic night-time parade as it was seen just a year into its run at the Magic Kingdom. Originated at Disneyland in 1972, the Main Street Electrical parade debuted in Florida in 1977.Read More...

Walt Disney World – 1978 – Magic Kingdom, Florida, & Flying Back to NJ

This film takes us all over the place, starting off with some local Florida attractions and even some great shots of vehicles from the 1970s. We then get a nice around the park tour of Magic Kingdom. Tons of nicely framed shots and experiences are shown here and you get a nice overview of various attractions. The final few minutes are of the plane flight home to New Jersey. We don’t get any in-flight shots of...Read More...

200 Seconds in the Magic Kingdom – Home Movie

Blink and you’ll miss it! The quality of this film wasn’t great to begin with, but it is a quick tour around the MK! It opens with a brisk walk down Main Street USA; a quick tour while on the PeopleMover, a few glimpses of the 20k lagoon, and then the train departs from present-day big thunder mountain area. I told you it was short!Read More...

Early EPCOT Center Home Movie

It’s not often we come across home movie footage of EPCOT Center…the early 80s were the beginning of the video camera revolution and true movie footage is much rarer from this time period. This film starts off with wonderful shots of the entrance plaza, future corps band and then the lines! Oh the lines to get into Journey into Imagination! The jumping fountains are so clean and functioning as they should but sadly our visit to...Read More...

1970s Magic Kingdom – 8mm Film Release

We hope you have been enjoying the latest from our film vault and also are subscribed and ready for more. Our channel has been growing due to the latest releases, which is great! This one is from the 1970s and features the typical use of an 8mm film reel. Quick shots, not many pans, and the normal things people filmed at a theme park. The Swan Boats make a couple of appearances and one of the...Read More...

Magic Kingdom in Glorious 16mm Film – 1970 & 1971

This is one of the best films we have seen and you will not be disappointed in terms of quality and content. When watching this amazing 16mm, you will notice this consists of multiple trips and visits to Walt Disney World. This was used during our second movie night as we gave commentary throughout. Take note of all the little changes and even the things missing, including trees! The plants and trees are so young and...Read More...

Early 1980s Magic Kingdom Super8 Film w/Sound

This one will take you back to a time period right before the VHS camcorder became the standard. We begin at the Ticket/Transportation Center with some super clean ferry boat shots. The sound isn’t the greatest on this transfer, but having sound with film is a somewhat rare treat. We see some various resorts, the monorail, Cinderella’s Castle, 80s Tomorrowland and quite a few various shots. The footage is fairly clean, giving you some little details...Read More...

Project Florida – Like you’ve never seen it before! – Restored 16mm Film

This is one of the rare films we've all been waiting for...Project Florida. Produced in 1970 the film was presented on NBC's The Wonderful World of Disney, following the conclusion of The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin Part 3 on January 31, 1971. Its primary goal was to educate and excite the public about the construction and soon-to-open Walt Disney World. Since then, aside from a portion of the film released the DVD Magic Kingdom: Imagineering the Magic, the…Read More...

Art & Linda return to the Magic Kingdom ’75 – Home Movie

Art & Linda return for another well chronicled visit to Walt Disney World a year after their amazing 1974 and 1976 home movies. This film is no different starting with a Skyway ride. We see the Wedway Peoplemover in its earliest months of operation so it gets a fair amount of attention. Some footage from inside the Carousel of Progress (also a new attraction for Florida at this time) features a clip from each scene. Keeping...Read More...

Early days of the Polynesian & Contemporary Resorts – Home Movie

This incredible film includes ample footage of the grounds of the Polynesian Village Resort in 1974. We open with a panoramic view from area between the Ticket & Transportation Center and the Maui (now Raratonga) longhouse. Note that the area being filmed is the present day location of the Pago Pago, Moorea & Tokelau longhouses (built in 1978 and 1985). Plenty of images of the monorails gliding to and from the resort are featured – following...Read More...