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[25 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Disney Legend Alice Davis to be Honored with Window on Disneyland’s Main Street U.S.A.

This week, it was announced that Disney Legend and Imagineer Alice Davis, who was responsible for the costume design of some of the most beloved Disney attractions, will be honored with one of the highest honors that a Disney employee can achieve: her own window on Main Street, USA. In a special ceremony held inside Disneyland’s Club 33, Imagineer Kim Irvine announced that Davis will receive her window on May 10.
Alice Davis originally came to Disney to design costumes during the production of Sleeping Beauty, which provided a reference for …

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[16 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Harrison “Buzz” Price, Legend in Disney History & Theme Park Pioneer, Dies at 89

Harrison “Buzz” Price, age 89, passed away yesterday in Southern California. He was a renowned research economist, theme park pioneer, & crucial part of Disney theme park history. Mr. Price personally recommended the Orange County site where Disneyland now stands to Walt & Roy O. Disney themselves, and years later recommended the Florida site for Walt Disney World. An engineering graduate from the California Institute of Technology & Master in Business Administration graduate from Stanford University, Harrison “Buzz” Price ultimately conducted 150 studies for the Walt Disney Company (including site …