Joyce Carlson with posing with a remarkably similar “it’s a small world” doll.

From Ink and Paint to Imagineering: The Remarkable Career of Joyce Carlson

By Nicole Carroll, Walt Disney Archives Disney Legend Joyce Carlson began her impressive career with The Walt Disney Company in 1944, in the studio traffic department, where she was responsible for delivering mail and other items like pencils, brushes, or coffee to animators and artists. “Traffic was where you could get the lay of the …

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Worldwide Parks Attractions

8 Attractions That’ll Take You on a Trip Around the World

Brought to you by a proud sponsor of D23 Expo 2019. By Karina Schink Summer is here, which means it’s time for a vacation. So pack your suitcases and get ready to add some stamps to your passport, because we’re setting off on the ultimate summer trip, traveling across swashbuckling seas, on African safaris, and, …

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it’s a small world Water from Around the World

In preparation for the Disneyland Park dedication of it’s a small world on May 28, 1966, samples were gathered from bodies of water around the world for Walt Disney to pour into the attraction’s Seven Seaways canal. Here, Disney Legend Antonio Bertini, Disney’s merchandising rep in Italy, gathers water from the Mediterranean along with Club …

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Enchanted Tiki Room

9 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat at Disney Parks

By Courtney Potter The “dog days of summer” are here—and while we love to have fun in the sun as much as the next person, there are times when we need to take a refreshing break. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of ways to stay cool inside Disney Parks. (In fact, our pals over at the …

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Spring Forward with Your Favorite Disney Clocks

By Jocelyn Buhlman Today at 2:00:00 a.m. all the clocks turned forward an hour, so if you’ve been running late or are just plain confused, now you know why! You better make sure to spring your clocks forward, or, if you still need some help with the time, why not look to these famous clocks …

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Make Waves with 9 Spectacular Disney Water Attractions

By Courtney Potter Ah, July. The warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Here in the States, temperatures are rising, the kids are out of school, and the whole family is looking for a totally tubular way to cool off. What better way to beat the heat than a Disney water attraction? Disney …

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Where in the small world Can You Find These Classic Creatures?

By Nicole Nalty It’s the song heard ’round the world—about the world! it’s a small world is celebrating its 50th year at Disneyland park and it’s not hard to see why: With stunning design by Mary Blair and Rolly Crump, music by the Sherman brothers, and character design and costume design by Marc Davis and …

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