You’re Invited: Home Movie Night

Mark your calendars and get the popcorn ready for this Thursday, July 23 at 8:30 PM eastern time and join us for our 8th live home movie night! We’ll have 3 newly restored movies to share with live commentary plus some Walt Disney World ephemera show and tell afterwards.Read More...

Restored film: Parade and More at the Magic Kingdom

Mickey Mouse leads the parade at the Magic Kingdom in this film from June 1974. We then visit Tom Sawyer Island, and have some fun in a wide-open Adventureland. There is some great footage of the ferry ride to the Magic Kingdom as well as from the Walt Disney World Railroad. The film finishes with some great on-ride shots from It’s a Small World.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...

Walt Disney World – 1970’s

Enjoy a trip to the vacation kingdom of the world as it was seen during its first decade of operation. This film features views of the Magic Kingdom from the Skyway and WEDWay PeopleMover as well as some great shots of the Polynesian and Bay Lake from the Contemporary. There are also some great shots from the subs, and of course, a parade!  Read More...

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...

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...