Who was the first person to buy a ticket to a Disney theme park? The answer to that interesting question is a twenty-two year old man named Dave MacPherson. This college student had one simple goal on Disneyland’s opening day to the general public on July 18, 1955, to be first in line. This is his story.
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Performing was Betty Taylor’s passion. She had a long, wonderful career on stage at Disneyland—and you can learn all about it here!
Of all the rides at Disneyland, Pirates of the Caribbean is among the most famous. Let me show you this ride’s unique history so you can see why.
Herb Ryman was an artist for the Disney Company, as well as an artist with other movie studios, and a talented independent artist. His lengthy career includes design work on some of the most popular movies of Hollywood's Golden Age, as well as being a sought after artist for private collectors. This is his interesting story.
Bill Evans was a landscape designer and architect at the Disney theme parks for more than forty years. Even after retirement, he offered his freelance services to the company. Every Disney park in the world has at least some of his work in it. This is the story of this remarkable and talented man who is so admired.
What new attractions will the future of Tomorrowland bring? Only time will tell. I know one thing, though. Just like everything that comes from Disney, whatever it is will be something amazing.
From Navy admiral to Disney magic, Joe Fowler’s story is a fascinating story of creativity and hard work. Read this to see how he brought Disneyland to life.
The Disney parks all over the world each have a Fantasyland. It is a magical land that features attractions based on beloved Disney characters both old and modern. Walt himself loved it best of all the lands at his first Disneyland park. Here is its interesting, creative story.
Marc Davis is one of the best-known of the animators at the Disney Company. In fact, he is one of the company’s original panel of respected animators that were depended upon to make the early Disney cartoon movies magical. He also had an important hand in designing many of the characters on the iconic Disney theme park rides. Here is his story.
Disney has a new set of 24 Galaxy’s Edge postcards that are so cool… this new themed land is located at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. It is meant to be a fully immersive Star Wars experience for visitors and it’s continuing to expand with new rides. If you love Star Wars, you will not want to miss it. Read on as we explore the outer reaches of the Galaxy’s Edge.