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A Preview of the Haunted Mansion

Imagineer Rolly Crump gives fellow Disney Legend Julie Reihm and Walt Disney (as well as the millions watching Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color on television) a 1964 preview of art developed for the Haunted Mansion, which opened on August 9, 1969 at Disneyland Park.

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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 Alice Davis, respectively, it’s no surprise that…

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From the Office of Walt Disney: The World’s Fair and Mary Blair

Join Disney Legends Marty Sklar and Tony Baxter to discover how Walt Disney, illustrious artists, and WED Imagineers developed groundbreaking entertainment for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair!

The featured notecard is one of 23 reproduced treasures from the Walt Disney Archives, celebrating major milestones in the life and career of Walter Elias Disney. To…

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photo of entrance gate and bronze sign for Haunted Mansion at Disneyland

Thirteen Fun Facts About The Haunted Mansion

Because it’s one of Disney’s most beloved attractions, it’s only (super) natural that
everyone has their favorite story about The Haunted Mansion.
Here are 13 fun facts:

1. The Haunted Mansion is the only attraction located in four different lands in four different Disney Parks: New Orleans Square at Disneyland; Liberty Square at Walt Disney World; Fantasyland…

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Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room

The Tiki Room Celebrates 50 Years

By Jim Fanning

Welcome to Our Tropical Hideaway, You Lucky People, You
For 50 years of pleasure and glee, Disneyland guests have been singing (and whistling) along with the fantastic flora and fabulous fauna of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. Starring 225 of some of the most singular Disney characters ever created in the form of trilling birds, warbling…

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Rolly Crump and Don Edgren Enshrined on Disneyland Main Street, U.S.A.

Rolly Crump and Don Edgren Enshrined on Main Street, U.S.A.

For one crisp spring morning, Main Street, U.S.A. transformed into Memory Lane as the tiny township welcomed its newest residents — Don Edgren and Rolly Crump — to the neighborhood.
Before the park officially opened its gates for the day on April 29, family, friends and fans of the two Disney Legends gathered to celebrate the former Imagineers’ initiation into an…

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