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: 65.79 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: 55.93 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!

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.

Space Mountain

Author: Bryan Q. Miller
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1423182685
Size: 56.85 MB
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"Beautifully illustrated, wonderfully crafted, the story leaps from the pages faster than you can turn them. Pull down the safety bar and sit tight: you're in for a ride." --Ridley Pearson, author of the Kingdom Keepers series The year is 2125 and the Magellan Science Academy has given two lucky cadets special Thulium tickets to join a team of space explorers on a time-travel mission twenty-four hours into the future. But when their mission goes wrong, the two kids must band together with a tiny flying saucer sidekick to save themselves, their crew, and all of Space Mountain--before time runs out and the galaxy is destroyed!

Walt Disney Imagineering

Author: The imagineers,
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 9781423107668
Size: 41.39 MB
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How can you make dreams come true? Or transform a fantasy into a colorful, exciting world that visitors can move through, touch, and enjoy? Such fabulous work is the daily business of Walt Disney’s Imagineers, a core group of creative and highly skilled professional wizards who combine imagination with engineering to create the reality of behind the dreams that comprise the Disney theme parks. In this sequel to the best-selling Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind-the-Dreams Look at Making the Magic Real, the Imagineers serve up another dose of magic with an even closer look at who they are, what they do, and how they do it, illuminating their theories and explaining the tools they use, and where and how they use them. Contained within this deluxe tome are rough drawings, conceptual models, and behind-the-scenes stories showcasing Disney’s newest attractions and innovations from the inside out. There’s also an exclusive peek inside the Research and Development Lab to see what new magic will soon be appearing. The Imagineers tell their own stories, as well as how they got there, what they do on a daily basis, what they show their friends in the parks, and how you can learn what it takes to become an Imagineer. Presented in a large, lavish format, this book is sure to be a must-have for every Disney collector.

Theme Park Design The Art Of Themed Entertainment

Author: David Younger
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780993578908
Size: 14.34 MB
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Theme Park Design & The Art of Themed Entertainment aims to be the most in-depth book on theme park design ever written, documenting for professional designers, theme park design students, and curious theme park fans, the fascinating processes and techniques that go into creating the amazing worlds of theme park design.