Thursday, June 06, 2013

1968 Journey Through Storybook Land, Pt. 3



JUST AHEAD IS THE STATION WHERE YOU CAN CATCH THE CASEY, JR. CIRCUS TRAIN -- JUST LOOK AT ALL THE MONKEYS AND WILD ANIMALS IN THE CAGES (when the train is in the station). JUST ABOVE US IS THE SKYWAY WHICH WILL GIVE YOU A BIRDSEYE VIEW OF FANTASYLAND AND TOMORROWLAND.



BEYOND THIS SHADOWY CAVE IS THE BLACK FOREST FROM THE STORY OF SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS. DO YOU KNOW, THIS IS THE VERY SAME CAVE THE WICKED QUEEN WENT THROUGH WHEN SHE WAS LOOKING FOR SNOW WHITE? AS WE COME AROUND THE BEND, ON OUR RIGHT IS THE COTTAGE WHERE SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS LIVE. AND LISTEN, IT SOUNDS LIKE THEY'RE HAVING A PARTY... HEAR THEM SINGING INSIDE? BACK THROUGH THE TREES, BY THOSE BIG ROCKS...YOU'LL SEE THE DWARFS JEWEL MINE.



ON THE OTHER SIDE OF OUR CANAL IS THE STORY OF CINDERELLA. THE CHATEAU IS WHERE CINDERELLA LIVED WITH HER WICKED OLD STEPMOTHER AND THREE STEPSISTERS WHO KEPT HER LOCKED IN THE TOWER. HIGH UP ON THE MOUNTAIN TOP IS THE CASTLE WHERE CINDERELLA WENT TO THE BALL.



HALFWAY DOWN THE MOUNTAIN ON THAT STONE BRIDGE ABOVE THE CITY IS THE PUMPKIN THAT WAS ONCE CINDERELLA'S CARRIAGE. ON THE MOUNTAINSIDE IS THE FRENCH VILLAGE WHERE PRINCE CHARMING CAME LOOKING FOR THE GIRL WHO LOST THE GLASS SLIPPER.





OH, LOOK ON THE RIGHT...HERE'S MR. TOAD'S HOUSE AGAIN...



AND JUST BELOW IT IS THE HOME OF HIS VERY CLOSEST FRIEND, MR. MOLE. HE'S HOME RIGHT NOW BECAUSE THAT'S HIS LITTLE BOAT OUT IN FRONT (in the daytime, but at night--BECAUSE THERE IS A LIGHT IN HIS WINDOW.) HE WASN'T HERE LAST TIME WE CAME BY.



Still much more to come!

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4 comments:

K. Martinez said...

I was thinking about the "Cave of Wonders" yesterday when reading part 2 and couldn't remember what was there before it was themed to Aladdin. Was it just a regular cave with no scenes? Anyone remember?

Anonymous said...

I don't remember any theming in the cave at all before the "Cave of Wonders".

I don't know if the narration filled in or not. Maybe there was something about the 7 dwarfs mine?

Too old, too long ago.

JG

Anonymous said...

I don't believe these are from 1968. My reason for saying so is the Skyway is showing the old "Bucket" style vehicle.

Davelandweb said...

K. - Wish I knew, but I don't.

Anonymous - The narration is from '68; if you saw the initial post, you would have read that the photos are from approximately that era or if necessary, contemporary shots are used and are noted as such.