Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Disneyland Time Capsule: August 1958, Pt. 3
A short visit to Fantasyland today, beginning with a group shot in front of the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant. At this point in time, Skull Rock was still but a glimmer in Walt’s eye. Stepping back a bit for shot #2, we also see Dumbo’s Flying Elephants and the Casey Junior Ticket Booth...oh yeah, and that thing overhead called the Skyway.
Last one for today is a little dark, but you can still kind of see the Disneyland Marching Band playing on the Carrousel; the little girl is mainly interested in her popcorn, but she does manage to turn and take a quick glimpse at the source of the music behind her.
That’s it for today. If you want to see more from this series, you’ll have to head over to my Jungle Cruise blog and see the eleven (yup, that’s right, double one) shots from this group’s adventure on the Nile: http://junglecruise55.blogspot.com. Six different blogs...I must be nuts. See more vintage & current Fantasyland. photos at my regular website.
“Sleeping Beauty,” the Platinum Edition, is about to hit the streets, and boy is it a beauty (pun intended)! The section of extras on the Disneyland Sleeping Beauty Castle Diorama is not to miss. Pick it up on Blu-ray at Amazon.com as well as regular DVD at Amazon.com.