The New Fantasyland 1983 Commercial

Here is a classic Disneyland advertisement for the New Fantasyland, which was newly renovated from it's days as a colorful courtyard since 1955. Disney Imagineers changed the motif into a Fairy Tale Bavarian village theme and gone are Captain Hook's Pirate Ship, Fantasyland Theatre (movies) and others. I apologize for the sound quality as this came from an old VHS tape. … [Read more...]

Disney Dining Spreadsheet – Updated Oct 2009


So we are planning our Disney trip for next Jan and I had to make a few modifications to the spreadsheet. I streamlined it a little bit, added a few more character restaturants, and tweaked the layout.It is in Word format so you can go in and change the restaurants to the ones you like. The document is for parents who have kids and have to visit the character dining like we do. Also it has most of the Buffets that Disney offers for those who like to eat on their vacation.Overall its … [Read more...]

The Princess & the Frog – “Leaping Love Story” Featurette


Walt Disney Animation Studios presents the musical THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, an animated comedy set in the great city of New Orleans. From the creators of The Little Mermaid and Aladdin comes a modern twist on a classic tale, featuring a beautiful girl named Tiana (ANIKA NONI ROSE), a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again, and a fateful kiss that leads them both on a hilarious adventure through the mystical bayous of Louisiana in theaters December 11 2009 … [Read more...]

A Day at the Magic Kingdom – A Stop Motion Video

A stop-motion video, from sunrise to sunset, day at the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World in Florida. It looks like the footage is being taken from a miniature model of the park, but actually it is fast slides of photos taken live. … [Read more...]

Disney World monorail returns to service following electrical shortage

The Walt Disney World Monorail System resumed service this morning (Oct. 1) after an electrical shortage at the Magic Kingdom platform shut the system down on Sept. 30.According to Orlando Sentinel reporter Jason Garcia, who broke the news on his Twitter at about 10 a.m., all monorail lines serving Disney World's parks are back in service.The short in the control tower at the Magic Kingdom, which resulted in smoke, halted a train while it pulled into a station. Guests were able to make … [Read more...]