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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World (1977)

By Keith Mahne




Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World is a television show that originally aired on the Disney Channel on November 20, 1977. The kids from the new Mickey Mouse Club head for Florida to do a show. They set up camp at Fort Wilderness, and visit the new River Country. Because of several misadventures, their chaperone has a difficult time keeping them all friends. Cheesy songs and acting aside, this 1977 television special offers us a wonderful trip back to an early Walt Disney World in its original glory...

Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Making of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (1994 TV Special)

By Keith Mahne




The Making of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is a 1994 TV Special celebrating the opening of Walt Disney World's new Tower of Terror attraction. Kirk Cameron is our guide through the making of this Imagineering marvel. With interviews by then-CEO Michael Eisner, the late Marty Sklar, and other Imagineers responsible for this classic Disney attraction, we'll get a behind-the-scenes look at how it was created, designed and built. Join us today and travel back to Disney-MGM Studios circa 1994—but watch your step because this video takes you directly to...the Twilight Zone...

Friday, January 19, 2018

Watching a Disneyland Parade in the 1960s

By Keith Mahne




If you ever felt like you just wanted to board a time machine and visit Disneyland in its early years when Walt Disney was still leading a parade down Main Street then you are going to love today's new article. Join us as we watch some vintage home video footage of Disneyland in the 1960s...

Monday, January 15, 2018

Disneyland Magical Audio Tour - Chapter 6: Adventureland

By Chris Lyndon




It's time to continue our series of articles here on Disney Avenue celebrating the magical sounds of Disneyland. Join us today for our sixth stop on this nostalgic audio tour of Disneyland's yesteryear as we enter the exotic and mysterious regions of the world in Walt Disney's Adventureland...

Friday, January 5, 2018

12 Priceless Moments from the Walt Disney Archives Audio Collections

By Keith Mahne




You are about to hear some priceless moments from the Walt Disney Archives Audio Collection which will create the ultimate auditory stroll down memory lane. Join us today and hear things like Walt Disney speaking on a visit to his boyhood home, classic Donald Duck radio commercials from the 1950s, and rarely heard sound tracks from the openings of the Disney Parks' most popular attractions...

Monday, January 1, 2018

Historic 1967 Disneyland Audio Recording of Roy O. Disney

By Keith Mahne




You are about to hear an extremely rare and historic Disneyland audio recording — the only known master recording known to exist of the tribute dinner for Col. Vesey Walker, Disneyland's original band leader, from 1967. This historic audio features nearly 48 minutes of tributes and honors for this one-of-a-kind "Disney Legend" including from Roy O. Disney, with possibly his most extended remarks ever recorded on the significance of Disneyland. Join us today and hear this remarkable, 1967 Disneyland audio recording for yourself...

Saturday, December 23, 2017

A Musical Christmas at Walt Disney World (1993)

By Keith Mahne




Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! Let's travel back to Walt Disney World of 1993 and join Kathie Lee Gifford, Trisha Yearwood, Peabo Bryson, Andy Williams and Robert Urich for this hour-long Christmas special that originally aired on the Disney Channel back on December 18, 1993. This is classic Disney Channel goodness and they just don't make them like this anymore. Join us today for A Musical Christmas at Walt Disney World...