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[27 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Celebrating Attractions of Yesteryear at D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is celebrating Disney attractions of yesteryear this fall at the D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind event.
Attractions including ‘If You Had Wings,’ ‘Adventure Thru Inner Space,’ ’20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,’ and others will be remembered through stories, vintage videos, and concept art.
The two-day event takes place November 22 and 23 at the Walt Disney World Resort. One full day of the event will be dedicated to the New York World’s Fair of 1964-65 – the same fair where ‘it’s a small world’ and ‘Carousel …

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[22 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Legend Marty Sklar to Meet Fans at Several Events at Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Disney Legend and retired Imagineering executive Marty Sklar has authored a new book Dream It! Do It!: My Half-Century Creating Disney’s Magic Kingdoms.
In the book, Sklar tells the story of his 50-year Disney career including working as Walt’s right-hand man and helping to open 9 of the 11 Disney parks around the world.
“The book, in many respects, is a look back at the people I worked with and the passion they had for the product,” Sklar told the Disney Parks Blog. “I also wanted to correct some of the myths …