Worlds in Motion: A Celebration of the PeopleMover

By Max Lark The PeopleMover at Disneyland played a major role in conveying the message of Tomorrowland, a future-focused land all about movement, optimism, and the promise of technology. In his book Designing Disney: Imagineering and the Art of the Show, Disney Legend John Hench provided an elegant description of this kaleidoscopic place where bright …

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Winnie the Pooh, The Rescuers, and Pete's Dragon

9 Magical Disney Memories from 1977

By Jocelyn Buhlman With the 40th anniversary of Star Wars almost here, we decided to use some Disney magic to go back in time and take a look at what else was happening in the world of Disney in 1977. It was an exciting year, not only introducing us to the Skywalker Saga but also …

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7 Technological Wonders Predicted by Disney Theme Park Attractions

By Jocelyn Buhlman The famous theme song for Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress declares “There’s a great, big, beautiful tomorrow shining at the end of every day,” but sometimes the promise of tomorrow has already come true today! Walt Disney tasked his Imagineers to envision ways to make our future bright, and the stories they …

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1967 Disneyland Tomorrowland concept art

Tour Tomorrowland ’67 with Disney Legend Bob Gurr

1967 was a huge year for Tomorrowland at Disneyland! Imagineer and Disney Legend Bob Gurr explains just what was so special about the ride systems that were created for three new attractions that year: The Peoplemover, Adventure Thru Inner Space, and the Rocket Jets.

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