Paige O’Hara, Disney Legend and Voice of Belle, at Epcot Feb. 14-18!

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Paige O’Hara,  the voice of Belle from the classic Disney animated film “Beauty and the Beast,” will be making daily appearances February 14-18, during the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. In addition to being a Disney Legend, O’Hara has been a Disney fine artist … Continue reading "Paige O’Hara, Disney Legend and Voice of Belle, at Epcot Feb. 14-18!"
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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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Marty Sklar had ‘the write stuff’ on many different Disney projects

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Walt Disney is seen during the recording of The Epcot Film. The script for the film was written by Marty Sklar. [The Walt Disney Company] Disney Legend Marty Sklar will always be remembered for his contributions to the company as the creative leader of Walt Disney Imagineering. It was his skill as a writer, however, … Continue reading "Marty Sklar had ‘the write stuff’ on many different Disney projects"
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Omnimover and PeopleMover: A look at two Disney-designed ride conveyances

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Bob Gurr sits behind the wheel of a car as he tests the ride system that would be used on the Ford Magic Skyway attraction during the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. Note the individual drive wheels embedded in the track. [The Walt Disney Company] From the time when Disneyland was in the planning stages … Continue reading "Omnimover and PeopleMover: A look at two Disney-designed ride conveyances"
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Monorail guru Bob Gurr talks about Monty … and his concept drawing of the famed transit vehicle

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Bob Gurr’s original drawing of the monorail, sketched in late 1958. The color was added by Disney Legend John Hench. Hey, Bob Gurr … now that you’ve completed a documentary showing the world just how you designed some of the world’s most innovative theme park attractions, what are you going to do next? “My next … Continue reading "Monorail guru Bob Gurr talks about Monty … and his concept drawing of the famed transit vehicle"
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