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Legendary Handprints—Bob Gurr

Imagineer Bob Gurr has always been a man on the move. And, for almost 40 years, he helped move many a happy Disney theme park guest aboard vehicles and ride conveyances of his own design. As he’s often quipped, “If it moves on wheels at Disneyland, I probably designed it.” And he certainly has. Bob …

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 36 | Disney Legend Bob Gurr on Working with Walt Disney

Ride through Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance; new stars announced for The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II; a new Star Wars movie coming from Taika Waititi; Disney donates 1 million face masks; a new game show from Ryan Reynolds and hosted by Adam Scott; National Geographic’s The Right Stuff to debut on Disney+; and Disney Legend Bob Gurr talks about …

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The First Legendary Lunch of 2018

By Tyler Slater On Friday, January 12, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members gathered at The Walt Disney Studios to have lunch with famed Disney Legend Bob Gurr. Members arrived to a private room inside the Buena Vista Commissary that was enhanced for the occasion with decorations inspired by Bob’s historic involvement with Disneyland, circa …

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Did You Know?: 8 Mighty Fine Facts About Adventure Thru Inner Space

By Greg Ehrbar Certain past Disneyland attractions stir instant memories for guests fortunate enough to have experienced them—and also inspire the imaginations of those who wish they could have enjoyed them. Topping many a list is Adventure Thru Inner Space, which opened August 5, 1967. This ingenious attraction took guests through a Mighty Microscope to …

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From the Office of Walt Disney: Walt’s Plane

Discover stories from Walt Disney’s company plane, which was used to survey land parcels for the “Florida Project” (later Walt Disney World Resort). Hear from those who traveled and worked on the Grumman Gulfstream I, including Disney flight attendant Kathy Ashcraft and Disney Legends Tony Baxter, Bob Gurr, Marty Sklar, and Dave Smith.

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23 Moving Questions With Bob Gurr

Bob Gurr remains a man on the move while his creative accomplishments as a Disney Imagineer continue to transport people around the world… literally. Energy. That’s the first thing you sense about Bob. This is abundantly evident during a visit on the shaded patio of The Big D commissary at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) in …

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Destination D Recap

From America Sings and If You Had Wings to Disney’s groundbreaking participation in the 1964-65 World’s Fair, D23 Member are enjoying presentations, screenings, shopping, and more at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Disney Monorails

Bob Gurr joins Armchair Archivist for a ride-along and historical tour of the Disneyland Monorail.

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