From Horizons To Space Mountain

Author: George McGinnis
Publisher: Theme Park Press
ISBN: 9781683900009
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Walt Disney's Final Imagineer. Walt hired George McGinnis in 1966, and right away George found himself in design meetings with his new boss. For the next three decades, George contributed to such high-profile projects as the new monorails, Epcot's Horizons, and two Space Mountains. This is his life as a Disney Imagineer.

Obituaries In The Performing Arts 2017

Author: Harris M. Lentz III
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476633185
Size: 59.40 MB
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The entertainment world lost many notable talents in 2017, including iconic character actor Harry Dean Stanton, comedians Jerry Lewis and Dick Gregory, country singer Glen Campbell, playwright Sam Shepard and actor-singer Jim Nabors. Obituaries of actors, filmmakers, musicians, producers, dancers, composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2017 are included. Date, place and cause of death are provided for each, along with a career recap and a photograph. Filmographies are given for film and television performers. Books in this annual series are available dating to 1994—a subscription is available for future volumes.

The Disneyland Encyclopedia

Author: Chris Strodder
Publisher: Santa Monica Press
ISBN: 1595807985
Size: 23.46 MB
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Completely updated and expanded with over 50 new entries and 300 new photos, The Disneyland Encyclopedia spans the entire history of the park, from its founding more than 50 years ago to the present day. This fascinating book features detailed explorations of 600 Disneyland topics, including lands, attractions, restaurants, stores, events, and significant people. Each of the main encyclopedia entries illuminates the history of a Disneyland landmark, revealing the initial planning strategies for the park’s iconic attractions and detailing how they evolved over the decades. Enriching this unique A-to-Z chronicle are profiles of the personalities who imagined and engineered the kingdom known as “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Discover unbuilt concepts, including Liberty Street, Rock Candy Mountain, and Chinatown, and delight in fascinating trivia about long-lost Disneyland features, from the real rifles in the shooting gallery that was once located on Main Street to the jet-packed Rocket Man who flew above Tomorrowland. The new “Mouscellany" feature adds fun facts, hidden secrets, and odd trivia to the third edition. Overflowing with meticulously researched details and written in a spirited, accessible style, The Disneyland Encyclopedia is a comprehensive and entertaining exploration of the most-influential, most-renovated, and most-loved theme park in the world!

Dream It Screw It

Author: Geoffrey Golden
Publisher: SCB Distributors
ISBN: 194209924X
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Dipp Disney is a legend. A legend-arily bad Imagineer. He saved his cousin Walt from a hungry crocodile when they were just river playin' boys, and parlayed that guilt into a 30 year career as Disney's top screw­-up. The drunken wiseass created +600 attraction ideas that never saw the light of day... until now. We pilfered the Disney Vault to show you embarrassing concepts Dipp proposed, from the civil rights celebration parade "World of Coloreds" to a Cinderella strip club. ?Includes concept art and stories spanning decades.

Tony Baxter

Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Casa Flamingo Literary Arts
ISBN: 9780974332444
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As a Walt Disney Imagineer, Tony Baxter created some of the most iconic attractions at Disney Parks worldwide, including Splash Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Star Tours and the Indiana Jones Adventure. He was also the lead creative designer for Disneyland Paris.

Design

Author: Bob Gurr
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615553740
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Behind the scenes stories of how Theme Park Attractions and Entertainment Spectaculars were designed by Imagineering Legend Bob Gurr during a 42 year career.

Jack Of All Trades

Author: Paul F. Anderson
Publisher: Theme Park Press
ISBN: 9781683900535
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Have Ken, Can Do. Before Disney art director, animator, and writer Ken Anderson's death, historian Paul Anderson spent hours talking to Walt Disney's "tenth old man". Their candid, revelatory conversation, presented here for the first time anywhere, charts the creative life of this multi-talented Disney Legend.

The Disney Mountains

Author: Jason Surrell
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 9781423101550
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How high? How fast? How’d they do that? The top favorites at any Disney Theme park always include the roller coasters. The Disney Mountains: Imagineering at Its Peak will tell you that and more–not only about the current Disney mountain range and its show enhancements, but about mountains unclimbed and mountains yet to be. Attractions include: Disneyland: Matterhorn Bobsleds, Space Mountain – old and new, Splash Mountain; Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Never built: Big Rock Candy Mountain and the Western River Expedition Disney’s California Adventure: Grizzly Peak and Grizzly River Run Tokyo Disneyland: Mysterious Island (Journey to the Center of the Earth) Disneyland Paris: Big Thunder Mountain and Space Mountain Walt Disney World: Space, Splash, and Big Thunder at Magic Kingdom Park; Mount Mayday and Mt. Gushmore, and the latest mountain–Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park

One Little Spark

Author: Martin Sklar
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1484737792
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We've all read about the experts: the artists, the scientists, the engineers—that special group of people known as Imagineers for The Walt Disney Company. But who are they? How did they join the team? What is it like to spend a day in their shoes? Disney Legend Marty Sklar wants to give back to fans and answer these burning questions. When Marty was president of Walt Disney Imagineering, he created a list of principles and ideals for the team, aptly named Mickey's Ten Commandments. Using this code of standards as his organizational flow, Marty provides readers with insights and advice from himself and dozens of hands-on Imagineers from around the globe. It's a true insider's look like no other!