Tag: DLR History

A Look Back at the 1958 Grand Opening of the Grand...

Who isn't a sucker for old pictures of Walt Disney showing off his park with all the pride in the world. The Official Disney...

The Second Life of Jungle Cruise Gorillas … Yetis

The Disney and More blog tells a story I didn't know. Long ago there were gorillas on the shores of Disneyland's Jungle Cruise. Then...

Annual Passholder "Disneyland: The Way We Were" Presentation with Disney Legend...

Disneyland has announced a special presentation for Annual Passholders featuring Disney Legend Dave Smith: Take a photographic journey through the attractions, shops, restaurants and other...

Video: Interview with Original 'Golden Horseshoe Revue' and Disneyland Opening Day...

From the Official Disney Parks Blog...   With Disneyland park guests now enjoying “A Salute to the Golden Horseshoe Revue” as part of “Limited Time Magic,” I thought...

Walt Disney and the Origins of Disneyland

Jeff  Kurtti at the Disney insider has another interesting article on Walt Disney. This time he has the history of Walt and Disneyland with...

Video: Olympians at Disneyland Park Through the Years

The Disney Parks YouTube page has a fun look at Olympic visits at Disneylanad over the past 40 years. What a history! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoZ4wc4821I

Video: An Animated Version of America Sings

Disney animator James Lopez has been animating a 2D version of America Sings for more than 10 years. It's still not quite complete, but...

Stan Jolley, One Of the Designers of Disneyland, Dies at 86

BostonHerald.com reports Stan Jolley, one of Disneyland's original art directors, has passed away at the age of 86.

For Disneyland History Fans: Zorro Days at Disneyland 1958

If you're a fan of Disneyland History, you won't want to miss this. Renowned  DisneyHistoryInstitute.com has a new article showcasing Zorro Days at Disneyland, an...

Imagineer Alice Davis to Receive a Window on Main Street

The Official Disney Parks Blog announced Imagineer Alice Davis will be honored with her own Window on Main Street at Disneyland on May 10th.

Never Before Seen Images of Disneyland's Flying Saucers Ride

Paul F. Anderson's Disney History Institute presents historic images of Disneyland's Flying Saucers including many design drawings and some never-before-seen images.

Roller Coasters, Flumes and Flying Saucers Now Available on Kindle

One of the most important books about the history of the amusement industry is now available on Kindle... Starting with a small machine shop in...

Video: Inside Walt's Disneyland Apartment with Daughter Diane Disney Miller

From the Disney Parks YouTube Channel... It's a source of history and lore here at Disneyland park - a place many people have heard about...

A Look Back at Disneyland's Afternoon Avenue

Jim Hill takes a look back at the early 90s Afternoon Avenue and Afternoon Avenue - Live! at Disneyland including lots of fun photos.

Mary Blair: Why She Was 'Walt Disney's favorite artist'

The Christian Science Monitor looks back at the career of Disney artist Mary Blair who would've turned 100 years old last week.

A Tribute to Betty Taylor & Wally Boag at Disneyland Park

The Official Disney Parks blog reports on a last week's celebration at Disneyland saluting two legends from the Golden Horseshoe Revue - Wally Boag...

When The Yippies Invaded Disneyland

Jim Hill presents a three-part series on the Huffington Post chronicling the day the Yippies invaded Disneyland on August 6, 1970.

First Kid Through Sleeping Beauty Castle Now Guards the Resort

The Official Disney Parks Blog talks to Robb Fischle, one of the first kids to run through Sleeping Beauty Castle in the famous opening...

Royalty at Disneyland Through the Years

William and Kate my have chosen to skip Disneyland, but many other royals from the King of Morocco in 1957 to Sarah, Duchess of...

Video: The Mystery of the Haunted Mansion Hatbox Ghost – Solved!

DisneyHistoryInstitute.com presents the first know video of the Haunted Mansion's Hatbox Ghost - a very short-lived resident of the Disneyland attraction back in 1969....

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