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Keith Mahne
Living in the Magic!
Living in the Magic!

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Watch How Imagineers Create the Sounds of the Disney Parks (Video)
By Keith Mahne The vision and showmanship of Walt Disney has touched more corners of the world and hearts through his many films and theme parks. Since opening Disneyland on July 17, 1955, Walt and his team of dream makers, better known as Imagineers, have ...

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Walt Disney’s Dreams Grow and Change But to What End?
By Ron Baxley Come explore some of the changes coming to the Disney Parks that were recently announced at the D23 Expo and find out how these changes may affect areas that nostalgic fans of the parks may or may not like. We will also discuss how this relate...

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Remembering The Disney Afternoon
By Brittany Bell If you were a child of the 90s then consider yourself lucky. This was the prime age for watching children’s television when Disney cartoon shows reached what many believe to be their peak. The Disney Afternoon began as a television programm...

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A Musical Tribute To Disneyland's 62nd Anniversary
By Chris Lyndon We all the story of Walt one day sitting on a park bench watching his daughters delight in riding a merry-go-round. Legend says this was the first time he imagined a place where kids and their parents could have fun together. It's no secret ...

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How Walt Disney World Found Its Home in Florida
The most exciting and challenging project ever tackled by Walt Disney Productions, now The Walt Disney Company, started out quietly and under a shroud of secrecy. Join us today as we take a detailed look back in time at those crucial and exciting days when ...

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Remembering the Empress Lilly
By Keith Mahne Beginning in the late 1970s, if you happened to be in Central Florida and wanted a truly special meal, there was one place to go: the Empress Lilly. For 18 years, the regally appointed ship beckoned diners with one of the finest menus at Walt...

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40 Things You Might Not Know About Walt Disney World
By Keith Mahne Where can you come face to face with some of Disney's most famous film scientists? Who built those authentic thatched roofs on the buildings in Harambe? And what's the recipe for the World's biggest ice cream sundae? Let's dig in and explore ...

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MUST SEE Footage of Disney On Parade Circa 1970
By Keith Mahne Before there was Disney On Ice there was Disney On Parade . This traveling show, which ran from 1969 to 1973, took scores of the characters Walt Disney created and literally made them "come to life" right in your home town. As Walt Disney onc...

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Inside WED and the Making of Hall of Presidents (1971)
By Keith Mahne Literally hundreds of Disney artisans, designers, craftsmen, and technicians collaborated on Walt Disney World's Hall of Presidents attraction to get it up and running by opening day. Painstaking research, exacting execution, and technical in...

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RARE Video Footage of the Walt Disney World Preview Center
By Keith Mahne In mid-January of 1970, the Walt Disney World Preview Center became the first building on WDW property to be opened to the public. The preview center contained many artist renderings along with updated aerial pictures of the construction. The...
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