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Disneyland’s Space Mountain Re-Imagineered

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"SPACE MOUNTAIN" RE-IMAGINEERED FOR THE 21st CENTURY AND 'THE HAPPIEST HOMECOMING ON EARTH'Disneyland Celebrates 50 Years of Magic! Classic Disneyland Attraction Transformed for 50th Anniversary ANAHEIM, Calif., May 5, 2004 – On May 27, 1977, the U.S. Mercury Astronauts (the first men in space) took the first official flight on "Space Mountain" during its grand … Continue reading "Disneyland’s Space Mountain Re-Imagineered"
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Remembering with Imagineer Joyce Carlson

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by Jim Korkis Disney Historian Feature Article This article appeared in the July 15, 2014 Issue #773 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. There are many significant differences between the … Continue reading "Remembering with Imagineer Joyce Carlson"
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A Conversation with… Former Imagineer Mark Rhodes

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by Jack Spence AllEars® Feature Writer Feature Article This article appeared in the March 2, 2010 Issue #545 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) I recently had the good fortune of interviewing Mark Rhodes, a former Disney Imagineer. Mark joined Walt Disney Imagineering in the late 1970s and began his career working on the Epcot and … Continue reading "A Conversation with… Former Imagineer Mark Rhodes"
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Dine with an Imagineer Review

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By Michelle Scribner-MacLean Photos by Barrie Brewer (May 2010) This article appeared in the June 1, 2010 Issue #558 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753)     A sure conversation starter with any Disney fan is the question, “If you could have any job at Walt Disney World, what would you want to do?” Some would … Continue reading "Dine with an Imagineer Review"
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Meet the Authors Series: Imagineer Alex Wright

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Edited by Debra Martin Koma AllEars® Senior Editor Feature Article This article appeared in the January 13, 2009 Issue #486 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) To give you an opportunity to get to know the authors behind the various Disney-related books that are on the market, AllEars® runs an occasional series called, originally enough, Meet … Continue reading "Meet the Authors Series: Imagineer Alex Wright"
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Spaceship Earth: Re-Imagineering an Icon

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by Deb Wills, AllEars® Editor-in-Chief Feature Article This article appeared in the February 5, 2008 Issue #437 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Tomorrow's Child (Tomorrow's Child) Gathering gifts from our past. Tomorrow's Child (Tomorrow's Child) Shaping a world that will last… Ah, that song brings back fond memories of Epcot's early days. I still vividly … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth: Re-Imagineering an Icon"
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Imagineers Create the Most Advanced Audio-Animatronic

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Enjoy this amazing behind-the-scenes look at how Disney Imagineers designed the most advanced Audio-Animatronics figure in Imagineering history — the Shaman of Songs. Guests can encounter the Shaman of Songs inside Na’vi River Journey, after they board a boat and are whisked away on an immersive journey deep into a bioluminescent rainforest on Pandora. There, … Continue reading "Imagineers Create the Most Advanced Audio-Animatronic"
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Legendary Disney Animator and Imagineer Francis Xavier ‘X’ Atencio Passes Away at Age 98

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Legendary Disney Animator and Imagineer Francis Xavier 'X' Atencio passed away on September 10 at age 98. He began his Disney career in 1938 as an animator, working on films such as Pinocchio, Fantasia, and Mary Poppins. In 1965 he moved to WED Enterprises, where he helped bring to life attractions such as Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion, including co-writing the iconic "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" and "Grim Grinning Ghosts." He continued to consult with Walt Disney Imagineering after his retirement in 1984, and was named a Disney Legend in 1996. AllEars.Net joins X's family and the entire Disney community in mourning his passing.
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