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P resented here, for your enjoyment, is a magical and musical virtual Audio tour of the Happiest Place on Earth, both past and present. From this comprehensive collection of rare Audio recordings, the stay at home listener is granted their very own 'E' Ticket to adventures that recreate the ambiance and simulate the you-are-there sensation of an actual trip to the park. Just close your eyes and let your mind run free. It won't be hard to imagine you are really inside the Magic Kingdom for an exciting day at Disneyland, the place where dreams really do come true... 12 - MASCOT - 175

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1 - Sleeping Beauty Castle Drawbridge  03:17

 

The magical symbol of the Magical Kingdom is the majestic and enchanted Sleeping Beauty Castle, representing all that makes Disneyland the Happiest Place on Earth. As guests cross over the drawbridge and pass through its towering medieval gateway, they hear the song that best exemplifies the true spirit of the entire Walt Disney organization.
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2 - The New Fantasyland - Introduction  00:44

 

Disneyland's land of fantasy underwent a major refurbishment in the early 1980's, reopening in 1983 as the all-new Fantasyland. A reshuffling of Dumbo, the Teacups and King Arthur's Carrousel added much needed elbow room and all the classic Fantasyland dark rides received extensive updates. A new Pinocchio dark ride was also included.
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3 - Fantasyland Attraction Preview - Jack Wagner  01:59

 

The voice of Disneyland, Jack Wagner, describes the many fabulous attractions found in the all-new Fantasyland. Here, guests could enjoy new adventures with Dumbo, Alice, Snow White, Mr. Toad, Peter Pan and Pinocchio, hop aboard a regal carousel, spin in a giant teacup or ride a canal boat through an enchanted miniature storybook garden.
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4 - Believe You Can, and You Can  32:25

 

To promote the upcoming new Fantasyland, still under construction, child star Heather O'Rourke joined comedy legend Morey Amsterdam for a preview of the new adventures planned for the magical transformation. After a disillusioned O'Rourke is put on trial for no longer being a believer, she undergoes a redemption, regaining her faith in fantasy.
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NEW  5 - New Fantasyland Construction Update  06:16

 

In early 1982, construction walls began to pop up all around Fantasyland. After guests passed through Sleeping Beauty Castle, they were obstructed by a blockade, covered in colorful artwork with promises of all that was to come in 1983. Guests could also get a bird's eye view of the construction in progress by taking a round trip aboard the Skyway.
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NEW  6 - New Fantasyland 1983 Grand Reopening Ceremony  05:23

 

The new Fantasyland debuted on May 26th 1983. For the grand opening ceremonies, the castle drawbridge was raised for the first time since opening day in 1955. When lowered for the only the second time in park history, like their parents, the actual children of the original opening day attendees raced through the castle into the all new land of fantasy.
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7 - New Fantasyland Commercials  01:31

 

The New Fantasyland was promoted throughout western U.S. media markets throughout 1983. A memorable television ad featured enticing sound bites from many of the all-new adventures, including notable quotables by Peter Pan, the Evil Queen, J. Thaddeus Toad and Gepetto, underscored by the memorable music from Disney's animated classics.
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8 - New Fantasyland Cast Member Training - Jack Wagner  17:30

 

To prepare the diverse cast of Disneyland hosts and hostesses who would be working in the new Fantasyland, this slide show presentation was prepared by Jack Wagner as a special training aid. It provided an overall layout of the newly refurbished land and a detailed description of each new attraction, gift shop and food service location.
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9 - Flights of Fantasy Parade  09:51

 

Coinciding with the 1983 debut of the all-new Fantasyland, a special parade was held to commemorate the latest addition to Disneyland. The procession was filled with colorful giant balloons, dozens of beloved Disney characters, and whimsical floats representing scenes straight out of the classic animated films represented in the new Fantasyland.
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10 - A Land of Fantasy - Disneyland is Your Land  02:06

 

For Disneyland's 25th anniversary and again for the 35th, a special stage show called, "Disneyland is Your Land," took audiences on a musical journey through The Happiest Place on Earth. An original song was written representing the Fantasyland segment of the show, followed by a salute to the classic Disney attraction, It's a Small World.
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11 - Land of Fantasy Medley  07:26

 

New Fantasyland was the brainchild of legendary Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter. When he became head of the Euro Disneyland project, his Parisian Fantasyland took much of its inspiration from the 1983 version in Disneyland. For the opening of Disneyland in Paris, this medley of Walt Disney anthems brought magic to its all new land of fantasy.
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12 - The Disneyland Band - Fantasyland Performance  08:17

 

The Disneyland Band is not only a popular feature of Main Street USA, but can be spotted all over the park every day. In addition to performances on the bow of the Mark Twain, or aboard the galloping horses of King Arthur Carrousel, they frequently perform favorite Walt Disney songs in their signature style in front of the Fantasyland castle gateway.
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13 - A Day at The Happiest Place on Earth: Fantasyland Montage  04:25

 

In the 1990's, this souvenir VHS was sold throughout the park, offering a video diary of a typical day at Disneyland. The Fantasyland segment included Casey Jr. Circus Train, Pinocchio's Daring Journey, Peter Pan's Flight, Snow White's Scary Adventures, Alice in Wonderland, It's a Small World and a race through the icy slopes of the Matterhorn.
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14 - Fantasyland Castle Medley  05:43

 

This medley of classic Disney songs can often be heard in Fantasyland's charming castle courtyard. Since Walt Disney first began bringing classic fairytales to life through the magic of animation, his films have been highlighted by unforgettable songs that convey the wonder of childhood imagination and the power of believing in dreams coming true.
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NEW  15 - Sleeping Beauty Castle 1977  06:28

 

Guests can relive one of Walt Disney's most beloved fairytale legends as they tour the iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle, wandering through its winding passageways where the timeless story is retold. During a major refurbishment in 1977, three-dimensional doll-like figures, reminiscent of department store window displays, were added to the tour.
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NEW  16 - Sleeping Beauty Castle 2007  10:09

 

After an eight year closure, the Sleeping Beauty Castle walkthrough reopened in November of 2008. The doll figures were removed and the attraction now reverted back to its original look from 1957. Today, the timeless tale of Princess Aurora and the evil Maleficent is brought to life with colorful displays enhanced by stunning visual effects.
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NEW  17 - Sleeping Beauty 1959 - Original Soundtrack  34:42

 

As guests take their walk through tour of Sleeping Beauty Castle, they are undoubtedly delighted to hear musical highlights from the original 1959 soundtrack to Walt Disney's animated masterpiece, "Sleeping Beauty." This score was adapted by Disney Legend George Bruns from the original 1890 ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
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18 - Snow White Grotto - Area Sounds  01:30

 

One of Disneyland's most magical hidden details is a little grotto tucked away to the east of Sleeping Beauty Castle. It features a set of Italian marble statues, anonymously gifted to Walt Disney, representing Snow White and each of the Seven Dwarfs. Any coins tossed into the nearby wishing well are donated to children's charities around the world.
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19 - Snow White's Wishing Well  01:42

 

A small bridge leads to a quiet courtyard in front of the Snow White Grotto, where passers by encounter an enchanted wishing well. Every quarter hour guests will hear the echoes of a wishful love song. In 1983, Adriana Caselotti, the original voice of Snow White from the 1937 Disney classic, re-recorded "I'm Wishing" for the wishing well soundtrack.
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NEW  20 - Sleeping Beauty Castle Courtyard  32:54

 

The small courtyard area just behind the castle contains some of the only Fantasyland architecture that has remained untouched since Disneyland's opening day. Here there are several charming gift boutiques specializing in exclusive Disney merchandise, and familiar themes from Disney's animated films are heard throughout many of these shops.
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NEW  21 - Tinker Bell Toy Shop - Area Background Music  1:00:11

 

In the Fantasyland castle courtyard was a magical merchandise location that operated under the name Tinkerbell Toy Shop for 45 years. For the 1983 Fantasyland remodel, the shop interior was remodeled with a new Peter Pan inspired theme, and expanded to the exterior of the castle, with a new back entrance located next to the Plaza Gardens.
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NEW  22 - Bibbidi-Bobbidi Boutique  1:01:46

 

In 2009, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique premiered in Fantasyland's castle courtyard. With the wave of a wand, magical makeovers transform youngsters into a fairytale princesses or a medieval knight in training. The royal treatment includes hair-styling, makeup and manicures, and each young royal receives a new Disney princess or knight costume.
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NEW  23 - Cinderella 1950 - Original Soundtrack  25:33

 

"Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo," "Cinderella Work Song," "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" and other beloved songs from Walt Disney's classic 1950 animated feature, "Cinderella" have been a part of the Fantasyland soundscape since the day Disneyland opened. The original soundtrack was composed by Disney Legends Oliver Wallace and Paul Smith.
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24 - The Make-Believe Brass  35:12

 

Inspired by the days of Robin Hood and his Merry Men, a musical troupe known as the Make-Believe Brass began daily performances in the castle courtyard upon the opening of New Fantasyland in 1983. They remained a staple well into the '90's, also providing live accompaniment to Merlin the Magician during his Sword in the Stone ceremonies.
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25 - Mickey's Christmas Chalet  27:09

 

One of the best reasons to visit Disneyland during Christmas is the wondrous array of specialty shops found throughout the park. Mickey's Christmas Chalet in Fantasyland's castle courtyard, once open year round, was the perfect place to find Disney themed tree ornaments and an endless selection of holiday decorations for your own home.
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NEW  26 - Castle Heraldry Shoppe - Area Background Music  57:23

 

This little gift shop has seen many changes over the years. For decades it was known as Merlin's Magic Shop. In the early 80's it became Mickey's Christmas Chalet, then a Disney Villain shop. After a stint as Briar Rose's Cottage, it eventually became a store specializing in tracing family lineages amidst Medieval themed armor and weaponry.
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NEW  27 - Sword in the Stone Ceremony  11:18

 

Based on the 1963 Walt Disney animated feature, "The Sword in the Stone," as part of the 1983 Fantasyland remodel a sword representing the famed Excalibur was placed in the forecourt of King Arthur Carrousel. Every day, Merlin the Magnificent selected a special young guest to pull out the sword and proclaim them the royal ruler of Fantasyland.
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NEW  28 - King Arthur Carrousel - Fantasyland Band Organ  27:31

 

Keeping in step with the surrounding activities of Fantasyland, six dozen hand-carved wooden carrousel horses circle King Arthur's Carousel. Each royal steed is an authentic antique, fully restored for Disneyland in 1955. A new soundtrack was added in 1983 for the Fantasyland remodel, provided by a fully restored, vintage Wurlitzer band organ.
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NEW  29 - King Arthur Carrousel - Disneyland Band  03:45

 

The Disneyland Band has its favorite spots where they like to stop and perform their impromptu musical concerts, and some of these are not always the conventional spots one might think of. One of these is King Arthur Carrousel. The will often climb aboard carousel horses and play a rousing rendition of the finale to the William Tell Overture.
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NEW  30 - Cinderella's Golden Carousel - Walt Disney World  1:00:35

 

Cinderella's Golden Carousel debuted at Walt Disney World on opening day in 1971. Like Disneyland, it was a fully restored antique. Unlike Disneyland, all the horses were white. It proved so beautiful, that the color scheme would later be applied to Disneyland. A new carrousel soundtrack from Disneyland Paris was installed in Florida in 1992.
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NEW  31 - King Arthur Carrousel - 2005  48:29

 

When a restored band organ was first installed in Fantasyland in 1983, it was quickly discovered that it was simply too loud to be played live. Using the same instrument, a studio recording was created for playback, allowing for volume control. In 2005, this was updated with a newly orchestrated arrangement of the pre-recorded Disney tunes.
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NEW  32 - King Arthur Carousel - Jingles  04:36

 

No two horses on Disneyland's carousel are identical, and each has a name befitting their individual personality. Jingles is the lead horse, and Walt's favorite, named for its ornately carved straps of jingle bells hanging from her saddle. Jingles was dedicated to Julie Andrews in 2008, when she was named Disneyland's Honorary Ambassador.
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NEW  33 - The Pearly Band  25:00

 

Disneyland's Pearly Band was inspired by a scene from the 1964 musical fantasy, "Mary Poppins." Pearlies are a tradition derived from the British music halls of the mid 19th century, and are so named for their colorful costumes adorned in white mother-of-pearl buttons. This brassy musical troupe has performed throughout Fantasyland for decades.
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NEW  34 - Mary Poppins 1964 - Original Soundtrack  1:00:04

 

Surprisingly, Mary Poppins has never been represented with a classic Fantasyland style attraction.Countless proposals have been made, including one concept famously put forward by legendary Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter. However, the Oscar award winning songs from this Disney masterpiece are a quintessential part of Fantasyland.
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NEW  35 - Fantasyland - Area Background Music  48:28

 

A few years after the new pre-recorded band organ music was installed for King Arthur Carousel, for the first time in its nearly 60 year history, Fantasyland received its own area background music. Ingeniously, it was orchestrated and synchronized around the adjacent carousel music, so they could be played simultaneously in perfect harmony.
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NEW  36 - Disney Villains Shop - Area Background Music  57:27

 

For several years, one of Fantasyland's most popular shops was devoted to the Disney villains that we love to hate. There were toys, t-shirts, figurines, jewelry and all manner of strange novelty items available, featuring the dishonorable bad-guys from Disney's cannon of animated films. The in shop soundtrack was also derived from these films.
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NEW  37 - Disney Villains Shop - Caged Old Hag  01:04

 

In a display window outside the Villains shop was an ominous witch bearing a striking resemblance to the evil hag from Walt Disney's Snow White. For years she had been locked in a cage located in the Disneyana shop on Main Street, and later moved to New Orleans Square. Who knows if and when she will make her next startling appearance?
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- Snow White's Scary Adventures -

 

The evil queen peers down from her ominous tower at the entrance to Snow White's Scary Adventures. Inside, a mine car brings passengers through the dwarf's cottage and a diamond mine filled with glowing gemstones. They then brave the Queen's sorcery chamber, a skeleton filled dungeon and a haunted forest filled with dangerous storm swept cliffs. Here the witch meets her end, and Snow White lives happily ever after.
 
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NEW  38 - The Poison Apple  00:52
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NEW  39 - The Witch's Dungeon  05:25
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40 - Snow White's Scary Adventures - Queue Area Background Music  07:05
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NEW  41 - Snow White's Scary Adventures  03:00
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NEW  42 - Snow White Soundscapes  02:19
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NEW  43 - Snow White's Scary Adventures - Musical Score  01:56
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NEW  44 - Seven Dwarf's Mine Train - Walt Disney World  06:06
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NEW  45 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 - Original Soundtrack  30:33
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NEW  46 - Fantasyland Pirate Band  09:12

 

The charming storybook architecture found throughout Fantasyland's castle courtyard reminds Disneyland guests of a quaint little European village on the day the royal circus has come into town, so a performance by a colorful and lively band of buccaneers serves as the perfect musical compliment to this festive Fantasyland Bavarian carnival.
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- Peter Pan's Flight -

 

Based on Walt Disney's 1953 animated masterpiece,"Peter Pan," Peter Pan's Flight has been one of Disneyland's most time-honored and beloved attractions since opening day in 1955. Aboard pirate galleons sprinkled with pixie dust, passengers set sail with Peter Pan for a magical flight high above London, past the second star to the right and on to Neverland. Here they encounter Captain Hook and a grinning tick-tock crocodile.
 
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NEW  47 - Peter Pan's Flight - Queue Area Background Music  08:42
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48 - Peter Pan's Flight - Boarding Spiel  01:01
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NEW  49 - Peter Pan's Flight  06:06
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NEW  50 - Peter Pan Soundscapes  02:51
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NEW  51 - Peter Pan's Flight - Musical Score  07:11
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NEW  52 - Peter Pan's Flight Queue Area - Walt Disney World  02:16
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NEW  53 - Peter Pan 1953 - Original Soundtrack  20:32
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- Mr. Toad's Wild Ride -

 

To travel the road with Mr. Toad is a wild ride few can forget. Aboard a stolen motorcar, passengers crash right through the stately ancestral home of J. Thaddeus Toad, then speed through the English countryside, the ship yards of the River Thames, a dynamite factory and the streets of old London, before careening head on into a locomotive. As punishment this reckless behavior, the journey ends within a fiery underworld inferno.
 
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NEW  54 - Mr. Toad's Wild Ride - Queue Area Background Music  05:56
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NEW  55 - Mr. Toad's Wild Ride  02:40
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NEW  56 - Mr. Toad Soundscapes  02:18
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NEW  57 - Mr. Toad's Wild Ride Queue Area - Walt Disney World  02:00
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58 - Toad Hall Restaurant - Disneyland Paris  00:00
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NEW  59 - The Wind in the Willows 1949 - Original Soundtrack  11:31
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- Pinocchio's Daring Journey -

 

Based on the 1940 animated classic, "Pinocchio," Pinocchio's Daring Journey was the only completely new dark ride added to Fantasyland in 1983. Following Pinocchio on a harrowing journey through his moral misadventures, guests first encounter Stromboli's puppet theater, then travel through Pleasure Island, before narrowly escaping Monstro the Whale. The adventure concludes with a happy reunion in Geppetto's toy shop.
 
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NEW  60 - Pinocchio's Daring Journey - Queue Area Music  08:28
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NEW  61 - Pinocchio's Daring Journey  04:41
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NEW  62 - Pinocchio Soundscapes  04:43
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NEW  63 - Pinocchio's Daring Journey - Musical Score  07:36
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64 - Pinocchio's Daring Journey - Musical Score: Tokyo Disneyland  05:40
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NEW  65 - Pinocchio 1940 - Original Soundtrack  26:48
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NEW  66 - Geppetto's Arts and Crafts  04:17

 

The familiar dwelling between the Pinocchio attraction and Village Haus restaurant is a replica of Gepetto's woodcraft shop, just as it appeared in the 1940 animated feature, "Pinocchio." This location original specialized in handcrafted coo-coo clocks and collectable dolls. Later it became a candy store. Today it serves as a photo location.
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NEW  67 - Pinocchio Village Haus - Area Background Music  1:04:49

 

Beneath its towering steeples and chimneys, wrought iron weathervanes and steeply swaying roofs with gabled turrets, we would find the charming Pinocchio Village Haus, a favorite Fantasyland eatery. Within this fast food establishment, the distinctive sound of Swiss polkas and Alpine yodelers provided the appropriate musical ambiance.
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NEW  68 - Tangled - Meet Rapunzel and Flynn: Background Music  08:28

 

Walt Disney Pictures released its 50th full-length animated feature "Tangled," in 2010, based on the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale, "Rapunzel." To give Disneyland guests the opportunity to meet the princess Rapunzel and the heroic Flynn Rider in person, Geppetto's woodcraft shop was temporary transformed into a "Tangled" photo location.
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69 - Tangled Restrooms - Area Music: Walt Disney World  00:00

 

Just outside Geppetto's wood shop, for a new meet and greet location, a structure was erected based on the tower from the movie, "Tangled," from which Rapunzel let down her golden hair. In 2012 an even taller version of Rapunzel's tower was added to the new Fantasyland in Walt Disney World, as part of its new "Tangled" themed restroom area.
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NEW  70 - Frozen Royal Reception - Area Music Background Music  08:29

 

Disney never expected "Frozen" to be quite the cultural phenomenon that it turned out to be. It quickly became the highest grossing animated feature of all time, and the ballad, "Let It Go," stayed in the number one billboard position for weeks on end. This resulted in 3-6 hour waits at the Princess Anna and Princess Elsa meet and greet in Fantasyland.
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71 - Red Rose Taverne - Area Background Music  00:00

 

To coincide with the release of the live-action remake of, "Beauty and the Beast," in 2017 the Pinocchio Village Haus restaurant in Fantasyland received a temporary overlay as The Red Rose Tavern. This new theme proved so popular, it became a permanent change. The interior decor is inspired by Gaston's tavern from the 1991 animated classic.
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- Dumbo Flying Elephants -

 

Dumbo the Flying Elephant has been a favorite attraction for anyone of preschool age or younger for over sixty-five years, but parents delight even more when they witness the sheer joy it brings to the eyes of their little ones. Dumbo is far beyond a mere kiddie ride. It encompasses the true spirit of fantasy, reigniting the child within people of all ages, and reminding us all to believe in our dreams and soar high above the clouds.
 
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NEW  72 - Dumbo Flying Elephants  03:35
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NEW  73 - Dumbo Flying Elephants - Fantasyland Band Organ  03:35
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NEW  74 - Dumbo Flying Elephants - Disneyland Paris  16:04
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NEW  75 - Storybook Circus Area Music - Walt Disney World  03:34
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NEW  76 - Dumbo 1941 - Original Soundtrack  28:04
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NEW  77 - Casey Jr. Circus Train  03:49

 

Casey Jr., the friendly little engine with a great big heart, first appeared in the 1941 Disney animated classic "Dumbo," and has been chugging his way through Fantasyland since 1955. As Casey approaches the steepest hill in all of Storybook Land, his mantra of "I think I can! I think I can!" and the power of positive thinking always sees him through.
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78 - Storybook Land Canal Boats - Area Background Music  32:20

 

Sailing through the belly of Monstro the Whale, passengers drift into an enchanted land filled with the miniature dwellings of Disney's beloved storybook characters, including The Three Little Pigs and their homes of straw, sticks and bricks, Snow White's forest cottage, Cinderella's castle, Geppetto's village and the city of Agrabah from Aladdin.
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79 - Storybook Land Canal Boats - Musical Score: Disneyland Paris  00:00

 

Disneyland Paris is the only other Disney park to have a Storybook Land. Debuting in 1994, "Le Pays des Contes de Fées," contains several additional scenes not found in its American counterpart, including The Emerald City from "Return to Oz," Bald Mountain from "Fantasia," and the French village and Beast's castle from "Beauty and the Beast."
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NEW  80 - Storybook Land Canal Boats - Current Day Version  08:16

 

When Disneyland Paris received its own version of Storybook Land in 1994, the California original reaped many benefits, with several additional scenes added to the decades old attraction. In late 2014 yet another addition was made. Replacing the Dutch windmill section was the kingdom of Arendelle from the new animated hit, "Frozen."
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81 - Mad Hatter Hat Shop  11:44

 

Specializing in souvenir hats of all shapes and sizes and the ever popular mouse ears, the Mad Hatter is proprietor of not one, but two hat shops in Disneyland, one in Town Square and the other in Fantasyland. The Fantasyland location is a thatched roof cottage that resembles the home of the White Rabbit from the 1951 classic, "Alice in Wonderland."
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82 - Mad Tea Party  03:52

 

Fantasyland's iconic spinning teacup ride has been dizzifying Disneyland guests ever since opening day in 1955. It was originally located directly behind the carousel, but was relocated in 1983 to a courtyard area in front of the Alice in Wonderland attraction. The attraction is underscored by tootful teapots singing, "A Very Merry Unbirthday to You!"
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83 - Mad Hatter Tea Cups - Walt Disney World  12:29

 

The Walt Disney World version of the spinning teacups differs from the original in that it is located beneath a large canopy, likely to protect party guests from the unpredictable weather of Central Florida. Another difference is the soundtrack. Instead of tooting tea kettles, it uses a frenetic orchestral arrangement of songs from Alice in Wonderland.
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- Alice in Wonderland -

 

The updated Alice in Wonderland dark ride opened in 1984, one year after the rest of New Fantasyland. Falling down, down, down the White Rabbit's rabbit hole, guests journey into the world of Alice's daydreams, passing through a garden of live flowers, the nonsensical Tulgey Wood, and the royal grounds of the Queen of Heart's croquet tournament, before joining the Mad Hatter's unbirthday party for an explosive finish.
 
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NEW  84 - Alice in Wonderland Grand Reopening  03:04
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NEW  85 - Alice in Wonderland - Queue Area Background Music  26:12
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NEW  86 - Alice in Wonderland - Boarding Announcements  01:05
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NEW  87 - Alice in Wonderland  05:39
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NEW  88 - Alice in Wonderland Soundscapes  02:19
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NEW  89 - Alice in Wonderland - Musical Score  10:23
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NEW  90 - Alice in Wonderland 1951 - Original Soundtrack  36:09
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NEW  91 - Fantasyland Skyway Chalet - Area Background Music  15:40

 

On the exterior of the Fantasyland Swiss chalet Skyway terminal were stenciled the Dormouse's poetic words from Alice in Wonderland... "Up above the world you'll fly, like a tea tray in the sky." As guests awaited their photogenic journey above Disneyland, they heard this delightful collection of Swiss polkas and traditional Alpine folk songs.
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NEW  92 - Motor Boat Cruise Through Gummi Glen  02:32

 

In 1991, the walkway leading to Small World was transformed into Disney Afternoon Avenue, a promotional event celebrating Disney's syndicated lineup of animated TV programs. The two attractions located in this area, Motor Boat Cruise and Fantasyland Autopia, were each given a thematic overlay to coincide with this limited time event.
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NEW  93 - Chip 'n Dale's Rescue Rangers Raceway  03:46

 

The themeing overlay of both Motor Boat Cruise and Fantasyland Autopia consisted of painted plywood cutouts of cartoon characters from two popular animated shows that were part of the Disney Afternoon. These were placed along the surrounding wooded areas of these two attractions, enhanced with audio projected from hidden speakers.
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NEW  94 - Fantasyland Safety Announcements  07:21

 

The east end of Fantasyland shared a border with the land of the future, and due to this proximity, there was a bit of themeing overlap. Some of the attractions in this area would be more at home in Tomorrowland, but were technically located across the Fantasyland demarcation line, including the Motorboat Cruise and the Fantasyland Autopia.
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95 - Matterhorn Yodeler and Live Performers  00:00

 

Disneyland once had its own official Swiss yodeler, Fred Burri, who provided the perfect musical compliment to Fantasyland's Matterhorn area. Donning lederhosen and knee high stockings, during high attendance periods and for special events, folk musicians still perform traditional Swiss music in the vicinity of Disneyland's Alpine peak.
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- Matterhorn Bobsleds -

 

The Matterhorn was the first steel roller coaster ever constructed when it premiered in 1959. Passengers brace against howling winds as they climb over 80 feet high inside the cavernous lair of the legendary Abominable Snowman. At the summit, guests begin a high-speed bobsled run back down the mountain, careening around corners, weaving around brilliantly glowing ice crystals, and splashing down into an Alpine lake.
 
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NEW  96 - The Matterhorn Bobsleds - Jack Wagner Introduction  00:28
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NEW  97 - Matterhorn Bull Pen - Queue Area Background Music  20:49
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98 - Abominable Snowman and Sounds of the Matterhorn  03:50
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NEW  99 - Matterhorn Safety Announcements  01:14
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100 - Matterhorn Bobsleds  04:33
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NEW  101 - Matterhorn Bobsleds - Abominable Snowman 2015  00:35
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- Fantasy Faire -

 

The latest addition to Disneyland's kingdom of fantasy is Fantasy Faire Village. The original Fantasy Faire was held inside the large amphitheater located at the northern end of Fantasyland, but in 2013 it was relocated to an area just beyond the castle walls facing Central Plaza. The main attraction at Fantasy Faire is the Royal Hall. Found within these regal rooms are favorite Disney princesses from classic animated films.
 
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102 - Belle's Book Shop  16:16
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103 - Original Princess Fantasy Faire - Area Background Music  49:45
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104 - Original Princess Fantasy Faire - Arrival of the Princesses  05:50
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105 - Original Princess Fantasy Faire - Royal Coronation Ceremony  06:49
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106 - Fantasy Faire Village - Area Background Music  59:44
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107 - Clopin's Music Box  01:17
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108 - Fantasy Faire Village - Rapunzel's Tower  00:32
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109 - Royal Hall - Greet the Princesses  1:40:50
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- Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre -

 

A remnant of the original Plaza Gardens is the circular dance floor and bandstand covered in its colorful round canopy. However, it has been re-purposed as the Royal Theatre where live shows reenacting classic Disney stories, such as Tangled, Beauty and the Beast and Frozen, are staged several times daily. The comical Mr. Smythe and Mr. Jones host these shows, blending Vaudevillian antics with Shakespearean style.
 
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110 - The Royal Theatre - Mr. Smythe and Mr. Jones  03:10
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111 - The Royal Theatre - Beauty & the Beast  20:32
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112 - The Royal Theatre - Tangled  19:31
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113 - The Royal Theatre - Frozen  00:00
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114 - King Triton's Garden - Area Background Music  10:00

 

In 1996, the scenic pond area once known as the Alpine Gardens became King Triton's Garden upon the installation of new leaping fountains and unique water features based on the settings from Disney's classic animated feature, "The Little Mermaid." Emerging from the water was a statue of King Triton, pointing his golden trident in the air.
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115 - King Triton's Garden - Ariel's Grotto  02:25

 

In a grotto adjacent to King Triton's Fountain, guests could meet the Little Mermaid herself, princess Ariel, at her giant seashell throne enclosed within a stylized coral reef. The area surrounding this popular character meet and greet was enlivened with the music from the Academy Award winning score of Disney's animated film classic.
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116 - Pixie Hollow - Area Background Music  18:23

 

In 2008, the Alpine Garden area underwent another transformation, and has since become an enchanted glade known as Pixie Hollow. Here guests shrink down to the size of a fairy and discover the secret garden of Tinkerbell and her pixie friends. By day you can meet these delightful characters, by night you can view a magical water display.
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117 - Videopolis  06:11

 

Located at the northern outskirts of Fantasyland, just steps away from Small World, this state-of-the-art outdoor dance complex debuted in 1985 and quickly became a favorite night spot for the MTV generation. Exciting dance parties were held nightly featuring popular live bands and multiple TV monitors that displayed the latest music videos.
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NEW  118 - Disneyland Railroad - Videopolis Station  03:02

 

In 1957, the Disneyland Railroad added a new station, located at the northern end of Fantasyland. When It's a Small World began construction in the mid 60's, the station was removed. It was not until 1985 that Fantasyland would again have its own railroad stop. Videopolis Station was located next to the new amphitheater and dance complex.
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119 - Videopolis - Area Background Music  16:30

 

Not as popular among the over 30 and under 12 crowd, over time the Videopolis dance events aimed at teens were phased out, and the theater space was utilized more often for family friendly theatrical stage shows often featuring the Disney characters. Heard here is the style of music one could expect to hear while waiting for the next show to begin.
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120 - Fantasyland Theater - Greatest Musical Moments  48:00

 

The Videopolis stage, later known as The Fantasyland Theatre, has presented dozens of elaborate live shows over the past 35 years. There have been several Broadway caliber mini musicals based on Disney's latest theatrical releases, beautiful holiday pageants, and celebrations of the magic of Disney featuring the beloved Disney characters.
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NEW  121 - Fantasia Gardens  05:43

 

When the Motor Boat Cruise closed in 1993, its waterways were partially filled in with landscaping, and the area became known as Fantasia Gardens. In this tranquil spot off the beaten path, guests can escape the madding crowds. The covered queue structure from the former boat ride remains in place, providing much needed shade on a hot day.
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122 - Happy Lunar New Year Celebration  04:39

 

Chinese New Year has been observed at Disney's California Adventure park for several years, but during a major refurbishment in 2012, the celebration was temporarily relocated to Disneyland and presented at the Small World Mall in Fantasyland, where guests could meet their favorite characters from the Disney animated film Mulan.
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123 - Opa! A Celebration of Greece  52:20

 

In 2013, as part of Disneyland's "Limited Time Magic," a special observance of Greek Independence Day was presented at Small World Mall in Fantasyland. In addition to lively music and dancing, guests could meet and greet with Mickey, dressed in a traditional Greek fustanella costume, and Hercules from the Disney animated film.
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124 - Meet Mirada - A Brave Experience  00:00

 

To promote the latest offering from Pixar Animation Studios, a special "Brave" meet and greet location was set up along the Small World Mall in Fantasyland,. Here guests could meet the latest Disney princess Merida, or practice their skills with a bow and arrow at a special archery range. Merida's triplet bear cub brothers were also on hand to say hello.
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125 - Topiary Gardens and Small World Clock Parade  06:56

 

Surrounded by its whimsical topiary gardens, the kinetic façade of It's a Small World contains a series of stylized icons depicting famous world landmarks, and at the center is a 30-foot animated clock tower. Every 15 minutes the towering timepiece wildly springs into motion as a parade of 24 internationally themed figures march around its base.
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NEW  126 - It's a Small World  25:36

 

Passengers embark upon the happiest cruise that ever sailed the seven seas for a voyage of global proportions. During this musical expedition guests visit Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Seas Islands. For the finale, all the children of the world join together, reminding everyone that it's a small world, and a happy one after all.
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NEW  127 - It's a Small World - The Disney Characters  09:38

 

As part of a major refurbishment in 2008, It's a Small World was updated to include depictions of several Disney characters, placed sporadically throughout the ride within the counties from which their original stories originated. Each addition was carefully designed to blend in seamlessly with the original 1960's aesthetic of Mary Blair.
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NEW  128 - It's a Small World - America Scene  01:40

 

Another new addition to It's a Small World following in 2008 refurbishment was the inclusion of an all-new scene to represent the good old USA. In a small room that had originally featured a South American rain forest, this new scene depicted desert buttes populated by cowboys and Indians, American farmlands and the glamor of Hollywood.
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NEW  129 - Small World Toy Shop  04:34

 

In 1994, Bank of America ended its long partnership with Disneyland, and It's a Small World needed a new sponsor. The Mattel Toy Company proved to be the perfect fit. Part of their arrangement included a new gift shop to be placed at the exit to the attraction. The store carried a new line of collectable multicultural dolls in international costumes.
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130 - It's a Small World - Disneyland Paris  00:00

 

When the Disneyland Paris version of It's a Small World premiered in 1992, it had an all new score arranged by award winning composer John Debney. In the early 1990's, this more dramatic and fully orchestrated variation of the Sherman Brothers theme was also used for the California version. The original soundtrack was reinstalled a decade later.
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131 - It's a Small World 50th Anniversary  03:08

 

In honor of the 50th anniversary of It's a Small World, which premiered at the New York World's Fair in 1964, a live "Global Sing-Along" featuring the people of over 25 nations was simulcast live on "Good Morning America." Songwriter Richard Sherman also made a special guest appearance in Disneyland to perform his classic Disney anthem.
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NEW  132 - It's a Small World - A Musical Tribute  2:20:39

 

Composed by the Oscar winning song writing team of Richard and Robert Sherman, "It's a Small World" has become the most internationally recognized songs ever written for a Disney attraction, and it is said that no other song in human history has played as many times. Located in Disney parks worldwide, the sun never sets on this beloved attraction.
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133 - Disneyland Hotel Fantasy Tower - Lobby Background Music  54:14

 

The Disneyland Hotel towers are named after three of the original thematic realms inside Disneyland Park. Originally known as the Sierra, Marina and Bonita towers, these luxury high rises are now the Fantasy, Frontier and Adventure. The background music in the Fantasy lobby is a collection of memorable songs from Disney's animated classics.
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134 - The Disneyland Hotel - Fairytale Suite  19:17

 

For Disney die-hards, the Disneyland Hotel offers six uniquely themed suites, each tied to an attraction or themed area found within Disneyland. These accommodations blend five-star luxury with the impeccable attention to detail Disney is famous for. At the Fairy Tale Suite guests are given the true royal treatment, befitting of a fairytale princess.
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135 - A Musical Tribute to Fantasyland  00:00

 

The soundscape of Fantasyland is comprised of the many memorable soundtracks which originate from Walt Disney's beloved animated film classics. Here is a tribute to all the fanciful music we hear throughout this royal kingdom, songs of magical make-believe, songs of optimism and hope, songs of childhood whimsy and songs of dreams come true.
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