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The Disney History Institute Podcast explores the history of animation and early cinematic amusement parks.

The Disney History Institute Podcast explores the history of animation and early cinematic amusement parks.
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United States

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The Disney History Institute Podcast explores the history of animation and early cinematic amusement parks.

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English

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8056361640


Episodes

DHI 077 - A Brief History of Disneyland Fireworks

10/8/2019
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This episode tells the story of how fireworks first came to the Disneyland resort in 1957, including interview audio with Mickey Aronson, one of two men who launched the show in its early years. The photo graphic for this show comes from 1958, the second year of the park’s summer fireworks. If you enjoy our podcast—these extended explorations into the life of Walt Disney, the history of animation, and the Disney Parks—please support us by subscribing on Bandcamp. You can put in any amount...

Duration:00:30:06

DHI Special - One Million Downloads

9/19/2019
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DHI Special – Hollywoodland Earlier this week, the DHI podcast received its one millionth download. It clicked over as I was recording an episode for our Bandcamp subscription site. It’s the last in a series on unbuilt lands once considered for the acreage behind Main Street. To celebrate, I’m going to put that episode up on the main iTunes feed for a few days. Although it finishes off a long series explored on Bandcamp, most elements in it are stand alone sequences. Its topic is the...

Duration:00:52:25

DHi 076 - Galaxy's Edge Pt. 5 - Florida

9/7/2019
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After a summer of troubles at Disneyland, Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disney World. On the podcast, the story of this unique land’s journey from California to Florida, as well as a full review of the newly-opened land. Link to the official Galaxy’s Edge at Disney World: https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/destinations/hollywood-studios/star-wars-galaxys-edge/ If you enjoy our podcast—these extended explorations into the life of Walt Disney, the history of animation, and the Disney Parks—please...

Duration:00:41:39

DHI 075 - Walt and Creativity

8/22/2019
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The process of creativity takes many paths. In this episode, I explore the particular approach to creative development that Walt often used when exploring large projects and how Walt’s particular approach framed the later culture of Imagineering.

Duration:00:33:46

AGD 6 - Backstage Tours - Part One

8/16/2019
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AGD 6 – Backstage Tours – Part One In this episode, I explore the history of backstage tours at Disneyland and Disney World, with stories going back to the year Disneyland opened. This AGD episode focuses on the Backstage Magic tour at Disney World. You can find more information and current pricing for Backstage Magic at: https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/events-tours/backstage-magic/ If you are attending the D23 Expo, on Sunday, August 25, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, I will be presenting at...

Duration:00:32:27

AGD 3 - Disney Bars

8/9/2019
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The AGD sub-series is a guide designed to help frequent travelers find hidden gems at Disney World. In the third episode of this new sub-series, we explore unique bars designed and built by Disney.

Duration:00:19:23

DHI 074 - Designing Disney World - The Food - Part Two

8/1/2019
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The story of how Disney World transformed American theme park culture to become a culinary destination. Part Two.

Duration:00:22:56

DHI 073 - Designing Disney World - The Food - Part One

7/20/2019
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The story of how Disney World transformed American theme park culture to become a culinary destination. Part One.

Duration:00:27:54

DHI 072 - Galaxy's Edge - Summer Strategy Guide

6/25/2019
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Now that Galaxy's Edge is open to all, here's our guide to best manage the new reservation and boarding group system.

Duration:00:20:09

DHI 071 - Designing Disney World

6/23/2019
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Have you ever wondered how Disney artfully transforms history into fantasy? A revealing discussion of the Disney design process on the DHI podcast.

Duration:00:25:37

DHI 070 - Galaxy's Edge - The Review

6/11/2019
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Now that Galaxy's Edge is open, here's my full review of the new land--as well as a strategy guide to optimize your visit to Batuu.

Duration:00:48:43

DHI 069 - Man in Space - Part Three

5/31/2019
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The story of Disney animators whose work, in the 1950s, helped create a national space program and, eventually, NASA. Part Three.

Duration:00:19:59

DHI 068 - Man in Space - Part Two

5/29/2019
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The story of Disney animators whose work, in the 1950s, helped create a national space program and, eventually, NASA. Part Two.

Duration:00:18:39

DHI 067 - Man in Space - Part One

5/24/2019
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The story of Disney animators whose work, in the 1950s, helped create a national space program and, eventually, NASA. Part One.

Duration:00:18:01

DHI 066 - Galaxy's Edge - Part Four

4/29/2019
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The final episode in this four part series on Galaxy's Edge explores the shops, restaurants, and bar, as well as the coming Star-Wars-themed hotel in Florida.

Duration:00:28:21

DHI 065 - Galaxy's Edge - Part Three

4/21/2019
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The story of Galaxy's Edge continues. Part Three reveals how cutting edge technology was used to design and create the land.

Duration:00:29:57

DHI 064 - Galaxy's Edge - Part Two

4/15/2019
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The story of Galaxy's Edge continues. Part Two reveals how the land was designed and developed.

Duration:00:19:42

DHI 063 - Galaxy's Edge - Part One

4/7/2019
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The story of how Galaxy's Edge was designed and built, along with a walk-through of the forthcoming attractions, restaurants, and shops.

Duration:00:29:03

DHI 062 - The Disney Strike of 1941 - Part Two

3/1/2019
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The story of the devastating animators' strike of 1941, an event that tore apart the Disney Studio. Part Two.

Duration:00:22:26

DHI 061 - The Disney Strike of 1941

2/26/2019
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The story of the devastating animators' strike of 1941, an event that tore apart the Disney Studio.

Duration:00:25:36