Restored vacation videos from 1987

This home movie from 1987 showcases a variety of footage from World Showcase and the Contemporary at Walt Disney World. It features a bus tour around World Showcase Lagoon, a performance by the Voices of Liberty, and scenes from the American Adventure pavilion at Epcot. The family is also shown enjoying character dining at the Contemporary Resort, viewing fireworks, and visiting the Fiesta Fun Center before their vacation comes to a close.

Take a trip down memory lane with this archival home movie from the year 1987. Experience the nostalgia of a family vacation at Walt Disney World. The video begins with a few shots from the rooftop observation deck of the Contemporary hotel, including a glimpse of the Grand Floridian hotel under construction. Embark on a journey on the monorail and explore the iconic Spaceship Earth at Epcot, followed by a tour of the innovative CommuniCore. Discover the preshow of the Universe of Energy, featuring the Radok screens. Get a glimpse of Horizons, and World of Motion, followed by a performance of “Clap Your Hands” with Disney characters at the Odyssey. Explore the Living Seas on the Seacabs and the video concludes with a selection of family shots around World Showcase.

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January 18, 2023 10:30 pm

This is amazing. First of all, great quality for a personal recorder. Also so many interesting , nostalgic, funny or charming highlights I can’t even cover everything. Notably the showcase song at the beginning lol but also the trams! OMG what a luxury! And just the 80s family & people watching in general was so adorable. Love both of these! Also I miss a lot of attractions & experiences that aren’t there but am in no way surprised by the need to update over the years, some of these shows and rides were so long and slow! Unfortunately no one… Read more »

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