• Animal Kingdom
    Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life Model

    Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life concept model at “Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream” in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Made at Walt Disney Imagineering, take some time to look at it’s detail, then visit the real Tree of Life to see it come to life! See if you can find the Gorilla, Crab, Snail, Flamingo, and Armadillo […]

  • Hollywood Studios
    “One Man’s Dream” Concept Models

    The next time you’re at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (a.k.a. Disney-MGM Studios or what Imagineers call it, Studio Tour), make a point to take some time to explore “Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream.” It is wonderful! This is our 6th post about this most special exhibition. On display in “Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, […]

  • Disneyland
    Main Street Concept Model

    At Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a magnificent concept model of the west-side of Disneyland’s Main Street. The model was made by WED Enterprises Harriet Burns and Fred Joerger. WED Enterprises originally consisted of just three members, Harriet Burns, Fred Joerger and Wathel Rogers. Later it became known as the […]

  • Attractions
    Columbia Sailing Ship Model

    While visiting Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream at Disney’s Hollywood Studios I happened upon a real gem, Ray Wallace’s model of the Columbia Sailing Ship. This is the model that was made for Walt’s “Buy-off” of the design. Ray was a dear friend of mine, having met on WDI’s floating theme park project. We both […]

  • Mouseketeer Memorabilia at “One Man’s Dream”

    On display in “Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, is Mouseketeer Karen Pendleton’s “Talent Roundup” cowgirl outfit from the Mickey Mouse Club. Included is her original dress, boot, and cowgirl hat. You can also see her Mickey Mouse Ears hat. So Very Cool! Here is a photo of Mouseketeers in their “Talent […]