This fun chart shows how all the different groups within Walt Disney Productions interfaced with each other. If you didn’t know, “Synergy” means two or more things functioning together to produce a result not independently obtainable! Disney used this term “Synergy” to remind everyone that they had to share ideas and to work together, everyday. […]
On July 18, 1967 the $23 million update to Tomorrowland was completed. As the last land to be built in 1955, Tomorrowland’s budget was cut and its construction rushed. Walt Disney was forced to re-use movie sets from his “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” in one attraction, and employ so many sponsors that it felt, […]
Here is a cute map from a Bank of America “Small World” brochure made in 1967. Everybody sing! Tweet
Here we have a Marc Davis illustrated Kids Menu from the Blue Bayou Restaurant’s opening year. I remember when I got it. We sat down and the waiter passed out menus to the adults and then gave me this card. After looking at it I realized that this was for a 12 year old, not […]
So here it is, the 1st Disneyland map issued after Walt’s death. This is the last version of the park that he personaly knew. What I find striking is the simplicity of the color scheme. Parchment paper orange with green trees, blue water, and a purple castle. It is called “Fun Map of Disneyland” but doesn’t convey it. […]
As you can see from the 1967 guidebook Disney took sponsorship seriously. Click on it to get the full size graphic so you can read what they were each sponsoring. It looks like Pepsi and Coke couldn’t get an exclusivity agreement! Question: how many can you count that are still in business under their original name or […]
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Five Walt Disney World Resort hotels made U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of best hotels in Orlando — Disney’s Grand Floridian (5), Disney’s Wilderness Lodge (6), Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge (7), Disney’s Beach Club Resort (9) and Disney’s BoardWalk Inn (10).
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