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During its four-year run, Holidayland gave guests a Disneyland experience right outside the fabled berm

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An aerial view shows Holidayland during its heyday, right outside the berm at Disneyland. Much has been written about the berm at Disneyland … those large mounds of dirt, cleverly placed foliage and other inconspicuous obstacles which keep Disney guests from seeing the outside world, effectively insulating them from reality. As Disney Legend John Hench … Continue reading "During its four-year run, Holidayland gave guests a Disneyland experience right outside the fabled berm"
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Jack Lindquist graduated from marketing guru to one of Disneyland’s greatest cheerleaders

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Disney Legend Jack Lindquist made significant contributions to solidify the success of Disneyland. [The Walt Disney Company] During the first few years of Disneyland’s existence, although hopes and expectations were very high, “the success of the park wasn’t a slam dunk,” according to Marty Sklar, the Disney Legend and former head of Walt Disney Imagineering … Continue reading "Jack Lindquist graduated from marketing guru to one of Disneyland’s greatest cheerleaders"
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Jack Lindquist: A rich legacy and a fun-filled career with the Walt Disney Company

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Jack Lindquist and Mickey Mouse appear at a function held at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., where Jack was a trustee. [Courtesy of Chapman University] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy About Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger In May of 2011, at Walt Disney World’s 40th anniversary celebration, Jack Lindquist had this to say about fellow Disney … Continue reading "Jack Lindquist: A rich legacy and a fun-filled career with the Walt Disney Company"
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Marty Sklar and Card Walker: A winning combination

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CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy about Disney AllEars.net Guest Blogger In very real sense, Marty Sklar is the keeper of the flame … the Disney flame, that is. Since retiring from the Walt Disney Company in 2009, Marty has gladly taken it upon himself to ensure the stories of Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company … Continue reading "Marty Sklar and Card Walker: A winning combination"
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The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream, Part 5

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the last few weeks, AllEars.Net has been highlighting exclusive excerpts from Sam Gennawey’s new book, The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream. This week, we present the last in our series of excerpts. The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream … Continue reading "The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream, Part 5"
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