Ford’s Magic Skyway at the 1964-1965 N.Y. World’s Fair Was a Breakthrough Achievement for Disney

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The Ford Motor Company’s Magic Skyway attraction was among the five most-attended shows at the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. The attraction was conceived and created by some of the most talented people working for WED Enterprises, the forerunner of Walt Disney Imagineering. It combined a compelling story – a motor tour through the story of man, from primeval times to a glimpse into what the future might hold – with a new ride system which allowed nearly 2,000 guests to enjoy the experience every hour. It also was among the first attractions to feature game-changing Audio-Animatronics technology.

Best Places in Disney World to Take a Nap (Other Than Your Room!)

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If we’re coming completely clean, one of our favorite places to catch a few zzz’s at the Disney World parks was Ellen’s Universe of Energy in Epcot. You know, that nearly-40-minute long attraction with Bill Nye the Science Guy, Ellen DeGeneres, and a bunch of funky-looking dinosaurs? It made for some confusing lucid dreaming, but … Continue reading "Best Places in Disney World to Take a Nap (Other Than Your Room!)"