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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... 14 - MASCOT - 180

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1 - The Disneyland Entertainment Experience - Jack Wagner  13:37

 

The voice of Disneyland, Jack Wagner, takes us on a tour of the entire park to spotlight the varied live entertainment offerings found throughout the Magic Kingdom all day long, from the many live bands that play appropriately themed music in every land, to stage shows and rock concerts, daily parades and amazing nighttime fireworks displays.
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2 - Dizzyland - Jack Wagner  01:53

 

Jack Wagner, mainly remembered for his many distinctive in park announcements, wore many other hats within the Disneyland entertainment division. He was also in charge of the entire park's background musical landscape and provided several Disney character voices for live shows and special events. As proven here, he also had a sense of humor.
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3 - Disneyland's Best in Live Entertainment  30:32

 

From the beginning, Disneyland has offered an amazing array of live entertainment throughout the park, a tradition that continues to this day. The park's regular roster of in-house performers includes something to please all musical tastes, from barbershop balladeers, to roving Dixielanders, marching brass bands, and old-time rock 'n' roll.
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- Disney Character Training -

 

The Disney characters have been meeting and greeting with Disneyland guests since opening day in 1955. Over time they have evolved, as the cast has grown in numbers. These huggable friends represent that special sort of magic that sets the Disney parks apart from the rest, allowing youngsters to meet their favorite animated pals in person, and giving adults a chance to recapture special memories from their own youth.
 
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4 - Mickey Mouse  06:10
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5 - The Fab Five  11:30
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6 - Chip n' Dale  06:04
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7 - The Three Little Pigs  05:49
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8 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs  09:02
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9 - Pinocchio and Friends  06:01
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10 - Brer Fox and Brer Bear  06:25
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11 - Alice in Wonderland and Friends  07:02
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12 - Peter Pan and Friends  06:55
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13 - Winnie the Pooh and Friends  06:46
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14 - Jungle Book Friends  06:04
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15 - Robin Hood and Friends  06:02
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16 - Dateline Disneyland  56:20

 

The original head of Disneyland entertainment was Tommy Walker. His first task was to organize the park's very first live entertainment event, which was also a live television event. These opening day festivities included live musical performers, an elaborate parade, choreographed production numbers, and an array of special guest stars.
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- The Golden Horseshoe -

 

The original Golden Horseshoe Revue was also Disneyland's very first live stage show, premiering only days before the park opened in 1955, and running daily until 1986. It was staged as a vaudevillian style dancehall revue, not unlike those from days of the American west. It set the Guinness World Record as the longest running stage show, with the most consecutive performances in history, a record that still stands today.
 
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17 - Golden Horseshoe Show Announcements  00:00
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18 - The Golden Horseshoe Revue  26:06
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19 - The Golden Horseshoe Revue - Wonderful World of Color  36:22
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20 - Betty Taylor Medley  00:00
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21 - Golden Horseshoe Revue - Magic Lantern Preshow  09:22
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22 - Golden Horseshoe - Class of 1927  00:00
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23 - The Golden Horseshoe Jamboree  00:00
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24 - The Golden Horseshoe Stage - Featured Performers  00:00
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25 - The Mickey Mouse Club Circus  02:21

 

Thursday afternoons were known as "Circus Day" on the original Mickey Mouse Club TV show. This concept would soon be brought to Disneyland as well in the form of The Mickey Mouse Club Circus, a three-ring, big top extravaganza that opened in late 1955. The show featured traditional circus acts, animals, clowns and the real Mouseketeers.
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26 - Mickey Mouse Club Circus - Area Background Music  58:30

 

Walt Disney loved the circus as a boy. This fond memory became part of his early plans for Disneyland, and this is certainly why he presented a full-scale circus on the outskirts of Fantasyland. However, much to Walt's dismay, it never quite caught on, as most guests didn't want to invest their time in a two hour circus with a whole Disneyland to see.
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27 - Professor George J. Keller's Jungle Killers - Show Announcement  01:27

 

Although The Mickey Mouse Club Circus ran for only one season, one very popular act from the three-ring show would return for another year: Professor George J. Keller and his ferocious jungle cats. This was presented as a scaled down and shortened variant of the original full scale circus, and was staged under the same circus tent throughout 1956.
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28 - Zorro Days  08:40

 

Zorro was a highly rated weekly TV show produced by the Disney Studio for prime-time television in the 1950's. During the run of this popular program, the actual stars of the show including the masked avenger himself portrayed by Guy Williams, made special guest appearances in Disneyland, which always included live entertainment offerings.
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29 - The Magnolia Bowl  00:00

 

Magnolia Park was the venue for various events revolved around civic organizations and visiting performers. Its ever migrating bandstand was relocated to this shady spot between Frontierland and Adventureland after having originally been constructed in Town Square, and then hastily relocated just off the central hub before opening day.
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30 - Disneyland '59 - A Gala Day at Disneyland  00:00

 

Disneyland entertainment coordinator Tommy Walker hit it out of the ballpark yet again with the staging of what became known as, "The Second Opening of Disneyland," which like the original opening, was also a live television event. An elaborate parade was followed by a series of ribbon cuttings and high production musical performances.
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31 - Dixieland in Disneyland  1:20:12

 

A highly anticipated annual event held in Disneyland throughout the 1960's was the Dixieland in Disneyland music festival. This Rivers of America extravaganza included special guest stars like The Strawhatters, Teddy Buckner, Louis Armstrong, The Dukes of Dixieland, The Young Men from New Orleans and the famous Firehouse Five Plus Two.
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32 - Cavalcade of Big Bands  1:05:44

 

Disneyland's Cavalcade of Big Bands was an annually held live concert series that began in 1962. Many legendary bands from the golden age of swing music made special guest appearances at this event, including such greats as Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Les Brown, Harry James, Lionel Hampton, Woody Herman and Duke Ellington.
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33 - Fantasyland Theatre - Hootenanny!  60:00

 

Riding the wave of the 1960's folk music revival, Disneyland's Hootenanny music festivals were an ongoing series of special ticketed concert events featuring an array of talented young artists, including The Yachtsmen, The Stoneman Family, The Greenwood County Singers, The Goose Creek Symphonic Band and The Back Porch Majority.
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34 - Fantasyland Theatre - Humdinger!  1:20:24

 

In the 1960's, Summer evening festivities were often staged at the Fantasyland Theater. Here, a live concert called the "Humdinger" featured a program of popular musical stars of the day, including Gary Lewis and the Playboys, The Young Rascals, Leslie Gore, Neil Diamond, Paul Revere and the Raiders and Disneyland's Humdinger backup dancers.
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35 - The Kids of the Kingdom - Tomorrowland Stage  24:16

 

In 1967, a regular feature of the newly updated Tomorrowland was a troupe of talented young singers known as the Kids of the Kingdom. They often entertained at a large new outdoor theater known as the Tomorrowland Stage. New generations of this group would continuously perform in both Disneyland and Walt Disney World for decades to come.
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- Tomorrowland Stage Concert Series -

 

In 1967, a large amphitheater premiered as a predominant feature of Disneyland's all new Tomorrowland. This venue soon began presenting nightly concerts featuring the very best in big name entertainment. In 1972 the stage was remodeled as part of a new concert series called The Great American Music Machine, featuring a "Top Ten of the Week" musical montage, exploding jukebox and special guest performer every night.
 
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36 - On Stage USA  1:10:09
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37 - Country Music Jubilee  1:48:48
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38 - Rock n' Roll Reunion  17:13
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39 - The Great American Music Machine  1:41:01
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40 - The Great Rock Circus  1:14:33
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41 - Disney on Parade  38:13

 

The success of Disneyland's holiday time extravaganza, "Fantasy on Parade," directly led to the development of a national traveling arena show known as, "Disney on Parade." This cavalcade of color and fantasy, with its many lavish musical production numbers featuring the Disney characters, ran for five consecutive years beginning in 1969.
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42 - Herbie Day in Disneyland  00:00

 

In 1969, a special Disneyland event was held to promote the hit new Disney live-action comedy "The Love Bug." Anyone who wanted to participate was invited to decorate their own Volkswagen Beetle for entry in a contest for most original design. The promo proved so popular that it returned in 1974 to promote the film's sequel... "Herbie Rides Again."
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43 - Pre-Presentation Music 1970 - Jack Wagner  29:14

 

Jack Wagner was not only Disneyland's official announcer for more than 25 years, he was also heavily involved with the park's live entertainment division. Through decades of broadcasting, he developed an expertise in commercial music licensing, and utilized these skills to create background soundscapes for many of Disneyland's special events.
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44 - Show Me America - Old Broadway Medley  05:28

 

To celebrate Disneyland's 15th anniversary in 1970, the Magic Kingdom presented its very first, all original, full-scale live musical stage show revue. "Show Me America" was a twenty-five minute musical tour across the United States, showcased though elaborate stage sets, lavish costumes, Broadway caliber performances and a full live orchestra.
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45 - Pooh for President  03:01

 

Disneyland celebrated the Pooh for President campaign in the election years of 1972 and 1976, running under the slogans, "Pooh in '72," and "A Honey of a Candidate." Mr. W.T. Pooh was treated to a ticker-tape parade down Main Street, and appeared in a special stage show where he promised honey in every pot and a smile on every face.
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46 - Lady America / Center City USA - Musical Highlights  17:22

 

To honor America's bicentennial, the Kids of the Kingdom were featured in two patriotic musical revues, "Lady America," and "Center City USA." Both productions were filled with novelty show tunes, contemporary pop, and country style music. Also featured was a new Sherman Brother's song "The Glorious Fourth," written for the 1976 celebration.
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47 - The Space Stage - Featured Performers  31:40

 

During peak seasons, on any given night in Tomorrowland guests could expect to see the very best in live entertainment. An ongoing concerts series featured a wide range of both A-list guest star performances and talented in house bands. These were all presented at the Space Stage which premiered as part of the new Space Mountain Concourse in 1977.
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48 - It's Showtime - The New Mickey Mouse Club  14:10

 

Beginning in 1977, Disneyland served as almost a secondary headquarters for the all-new Mickey Mouse Club, and much of the new TV series was taped right inside the park. Every Friday was "Showtime" day, and Plaza Gardens hosted a live weekly talent show that featured both the regular Mouseketeer cast and specially invited guest performers.
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49 - Mouseketeer Days - Mickey Mouse Club Reunion Show  14:01

 

The original Mouseketeers first performed at Disneyland on opening day in 1955. Over the years they would make numerous guest appearances. Disneyland began hosting its "Mouseketeer Days," in the late 1970's, and many original cast members returned yet again for an ongoing series of live stage shows leading up the club's 25th anniversary.
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50 - The Kids of the Kingdom - The Disney Medley  21:35

 

When the original Tomorrowland Stage was refurbished in the late seventies, as part of the addition of Space Mountain, the Kids of the Kingdom returned to feature in one of the earliest shows presented at the all-new Space Stage venue. This popular production was a tribute to the many memorable songs from the Walt Disney's catalogue of classic films.
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51 - Disneyland is Your Land  23:19

 

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Disneyland, an elaborate stage show with original songs was performed by the Kids of the Kingdom and the Disney characters on the new Space Stage in Tomorrowland. Each themed land in the park was highlighted through music, costumes and dance. It returned in 1985 for the 30th anniversary celebration.
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52 - Rollin' River Revue  16:44

 

Predating Fantasmic! by a decade was a nighttime extravaganza known as the Rollin' River Revue, and like its successor, this show was staged on Tom Sawyer's Island across from the Rivers of America. After a Broadway style revue featuring a medley of patriotic songs, a special guest star would perform a live concert followed by a fireworks display.
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53 - Rollin' River Revue - Featured Performers  1:05:59

 

Each presentation of the Rollin' River Revue had a special musical theme unique to that evening's performance. One week would highlight surf music; the following week would feature big bands, followed by country, and so on. Special guest stars included such headliners as Pearl Bailey, Frankie Avalon, Jose Feliciano and the Pointer Sisters.
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54 - Show Biz Is  34:17

 

Show Biz Is was first presented at the Space Stage in Tomorrowland. After a short hiatus, it was later presented at the Videopolis stage in Fantasyland. The show featured the Kids of the Kingdom in a musical tribute to many popular forms of American entertainment, both past and present, covering everything from Vaudeville to the Silver Screen.
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55 - Kids of the Kingdom - World Friendship Medley  10:10

 

The Kids of the Kingdom often traveled outside the kingdom to perform at special events and corporate conventions, often held next door at the Disneyland Hotel. On stage at the Embassy Ballroom they showcased many of the popular shows also performed inside the park, as well as special production numbers like the "World Friendship Medley."
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56 - Bear Country Hoedown  03:51

 

At the central promenade of the backwoods pine forest settlement formerly known as Bear Country, a lively nighttime hoedown was presented during peak park attendance periods, featuring live bands like the Nashville Brass, and choreographed musical routines with the cast of the Country Bear Jamboree and the Kids of the Kingdom.
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- Plaza Gardens Stage -

 

While it was most notable for its after dark swing dancing events featuring the best in Big Band entertainment, during the day the stage at Plaza Gardens functioned as an ideal venue for live shows. Popular among these productions were its many musical revues featuring the Disney characters. This also became an ongoing showcase for invited local talent, high school bands and visiting cultural organizations.
 
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57 - Plaza Gardens Stage - Fantasy Follies  21:42
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58 - Big Bands in Disneyland  49:33
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59 - We're Dancin'  17:41
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60 - Belle's Book Shoppe  16:16
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61 - Swing Bands in Disneyland  39:00
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62 - Festival Japan  13:09

 

From 1977 to 1983, Disneyland held an annual festival honoring the many customs and traditions of Japan. This two day event, hosting international and local groups, featured live musical entertainment, dancing, native cuisine, and traditional arts and crafts. Highlighting the event was a special parade and a dramatic evening fireworks display.
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63 - Festival Mexico  32:13

 

From the mid to late seventies, both local and international cultural groups were invited to Disneyland to participate in another international festival honoring the customs and traditions of the people of Mexico. Like the Japan festival, this annual event featured live entertainment, cultural exhibits, a special parade and a spectacular fireworks finale.
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64 - Festival Canada  11:23

 

Our neighbor to the north was invited to Disneyland to participate in yet another festival honoring the customs, traditions and people of Canada. Like the International festivals that preceded it, this event featured live entertainment as well as cultural and culinary exhibits. The parade featured Royal Canadian bands and Mounties on horseback.
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65 - Sgt. Preston's Yukon Saloon & Dancehall - Yukon Follies  16:55

 

Disneyland Hotel founder Jack Wrather was also a prolific producer of hit TV westerns. One of his most successful series was "Sergeant Preston of the Yukon," chronicling the adventures of a heroic Royal Canadian Mountie. This memorable character was later the star of a live dancehall style revue featuring Klondike Kate and Yukon Klem the Bear.
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66 - AAPHASAB Awards Ceremony  03:38

 

A long standing tradition among the Disneyland entertainment division is an event known by insiders as AAPHASAB. This is in fact an acronym for the Annual Academy of Pageant Helpers, Art & Sciences Awards Banquet. This exclusive ceremony presents the best of the park's many talented performing cast members with well deserved accolades.
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67 - Skyfest Balloon Festival  12:11

 

Skyfest was a special event held by the city of Anaheim's chamber of commerce in 1985. To mark Disneyland's 30th anniversary celebration, the goal was to enter the Guinness book with the largest balloon release on record. Over 1,000,000 multi-colored balloons containing over seven-thousand pounds of helium were released over Disneyland.
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68 - Videopolis Dance Party  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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69 - Live on Stage - All-Star Performances  54:02

 

Some of the biggest names in musical entertainment appeared at the Videopolis stage and other venues throughout Disneyland during the 80's including The Pointer Sisters, Kool and the Gang, Donna Summer, Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine, Boy George, Adam Ant, Kenny Loggins, Robert Palmer and New Kids on the Block.
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70 - Videopolis Churro Wagon  10:29

 

Disneyland turned the humble churro from what was once only regional fare, into a nationally recognized mainstay of theme park consumption. They arrived in 1985 as a unique snack option for the new Videopolis stage. The never ending line at this single food cart led to more and more carts across the park, remaining a favorite to this day.
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71 - 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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72 - Snow White - Singin' Dancin' Heigh-Ho  22:08

 

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the milestone motion picture, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," a live production was staged at Videopolis. This was in fact the first regularly scheduled daytime show to ever be presented in this theater. The show featured singing and dancing to the many memorable songs from the classic Walt Disney film.
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73 - Mickey's 60th Birthday Bash  19:15

 

During Mickey's 60th Birthday celebration, between showings of the afternoon parade, a special birthday party was staged up and down Main Street twice a day. A large cake topped by Mickey Mouse and filled with Mouseketeer costumed dancers would stop at several points along the parade route for a live fifteen minute musical street show.
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74 - One Man's Dream  28:40

 

The Kids of the Kingdom would return to the Disneyland stage in 1989 to star in "One Man's Dream," a journey through the many fantasy worlds of the Disney imagination, featuring big musical numbers highlighted by creative costumes and sets. Despite its limited time engagement, the show lived on for well over a decade at Tokyo Disneyland.
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- Circus Fantasy -

 

From 1986 through 1988, Disneyland held its annual Circus Fantasy event, bringing the big top back to the Magic Kingdom on a grand scale. Park-wide, guests would find live acrobatic acts, a human cannonball, clowns aplenty and animal stunt shows. There was also a daily procession down Main Street USA, in the grand tradition of an old fashioned circus parade and Videopolis hosted a special Circus Fantasy stage show.
 
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75 - Circus Fantasy - TV Commercial  01:33
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76 - The Circus Band  17:30
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77 - Plaza Gardens Stage - Clown Alley  06:12
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78 - Circus Fantasy Parade  02:37
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79 - Circus Fantasy Show - Videopolis Stage  36:30
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- The Disneyland State Fair -

 

Another seasonal event that ran from 1987-1988 was the Disneyland State Fair. To turn the park into an old-fashioned fairground, at the front of the Main Street train station a large Ferris Wheel was erected, and carnival games and blue ribbon exhibits could be found throughout the park. At Big Thunder Ranch there was a special pig racing event called Pig Mania, and every afternoon guests could enjoy the Come to the Fair Parade.
 
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80 - State Fair - TV Commercial  00:32
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81 - Disneyland Railroad - State Fair Express  10:13
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82 - Come to the Fair Parade  10:01
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83 - State Fair Midway  00:00
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84 - Pigmania - Billy Hill and the Hillbillies  13:50
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85 - The Wizards of Rad  00:00
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- Blast to the Past -

 

Blast to the Past was a park-wide seasonal event held in both 1988 and 1989 that brought Disneyland guests back to the fabulous fifties with live entertainment, a daily parade, and appearances by special guest stars like Chubby Checker and Sha-Na-Na. The submarine voyage received a special 1950's soundtrack and a beach party was staged in front of It's a Small World with Beach Boys cover band Papa Doo Run Run.
 
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86 - The Nifty Fifties  01:24
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87 - Blast to the Past - Disney Channel Promotion  01:19
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88 - Blast to the Past TV Special  43:26
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89 - Blast to the Past Parade  13:32
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90 - Blast to the Past Parade - Encore Season  13:36
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91 - The Main Street Hop  14:56
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92 - Danny and the Dappers  16:17
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93 - Rainbow Diner - Big Daddy  25:03
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94 - Submarine Voyage - Blast to the Past Sea Cruise  1:14:35
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95 - Disneyland Band Concert - Those Fabulous Fifties  00:00
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96 - Papa Doo Run Run - Beach Party  19:14
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97 - Blast to the Past - Live Shows and Entertainment  00:00
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98 - Hula Hoop World Record  00:00
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99 - Chubby Checker - World Record Twist-Off  04:55
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- Dick Tracy in Disneyland -

 

"Dick Tracy's Diamond Double-Cross," began the Disneyland tradition of staging live productions based on the latest theatrical releases from the Disney studio. This clever Broadway caliber musical presentation presented its material in a comical light, taking on a much lighter tone than the movie. Fedora and zoot-suit adorned saxophonists, known as the G-Men, would perform near the entrance to the Videopolis amphitheater.
 
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100 - Dick Tracy's G-Men Quintet  13:00
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101 - Dick Tracy's Diamond Double-Cross - Show Announcements  01:04
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102 - Dick Tracy's Diamond Double-Cross - Background Music  10:23
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103 - Dick Tracy's Diamond Double-Cross  23:58
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- Disney Afternoon Live! - Afternoon Avenue -

 

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 shows. The Motor Boat Cruise and Fantasyland Autopia were re-themed for the event, several meet and greet photo locations modeled after the fictional town of Duckburg USA could be found here, and a special stage show was presented at Videopolis.
 
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104 - Disney Afternoon Live! - TV Commercial  00:33
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105 - Disney Afternoon Avenue - Promotional News Package  01:21
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106 - Disney Afternoon Cavalcade  03:07
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107 - Disney Afternoon Avenue - Area Background Music  25:48
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108 - Motor Boat Cruise Through Gummi Glen  02:31
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109 - Chip 'n Dale's Rescue Rangers Raceway  03:46
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110 - Baloo's Dressing Room  00:00
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111 - Afternoon Avenue Depot  00:00
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112 - Disney Afternoon Avenue - Capcom Videocade  04:46
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113 - Plane Crazy  25:29
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- Fantasmic! -

 

Every night during peak seasons, the Rivers of America is transformed into an amazing outdoor venue for a spectacular nighttime pageant. The incredible world of Mickey's imagination comes to life through laser lighting, cascading waters, projection mapping and breathtaking pyrotechnical effects. For the grand finale, the Mark Twain carries dozens of Disney characters past the many thousands of spectators along the river.
 
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114 - Rivers of America - Fantasmic! Announcements  55:23
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115 - Fantasmic! TV Announcement  00:32
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116 - Fantasmic!  23:26
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117 - Fantasmic! - Exit Music  02:59
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118 - Fantasmic! 2017  00:00
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119 - Fantasmic! 2017 - Imagine Exit Music  03:43
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120 - Beauty and the Beast Live - TV Commercial  00:33

 

One of the most popular shows ever presented on the Videopolis stage was a twenty-five minute musical based on the blockbuster animated feature, "Beauty and the Beast." By popular demand, the show continued to run for over three years. It's success among guests would later inspire the production of Disney's first full-scale Broadway musical.
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121 - Beauty and the Beast Live  19:58

 

Disneyland's "Beauty and the Beast" live stage show retold the story and highlighted all the musical numbers made popular by the animated film. This included the showstopper "Be Our Guest" complete with dancing chefs holding oversize flatware, and the grand finale "Beauty and the Beast," featuring Belle and the magically transformed beast.
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122 - Hamm's All-Doll Review  28:10

 

In 1995, as a tie-in to promote the groundbreaking Disney/Pixar computer animated feature, "Toy Story," the StarCade in Tomorrowland was transformed into the Toy Story Fun House. This included a temporary outdoor stage where an original musical revue was hosted by Hamm the pig and featured other favorite characters from the hit film.
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123 - The Spirit of Pocahontas - TV Commercial  00:33

 

In time, the teen-centric dance events held at Videopolis were quietly phased out, and the venue would be used soley for the presentation of more family-friendly oriented offerings like character greetings and live musical stage shows. With the premiere of "The Spirit of Pocahontas" in 1995, the complex was officially rebranded The Fantasyland Theatre.
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124 - The Spirit of Pocahontas  23:23

 

"The Spirit of Pocahontas" was a stage musical retelling of the 1995 animated feature. It premiered at the Fantasyland Theatre in June of 1995 and ran for over two years. This presentation married talented performers, colorful sets, live puppetry, and fire and wind effects with the film's memorable score by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz.
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125 - The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Festival of Fools  26:46

 

In 1996, Big Thunder Ranch in Frontierland was transformed into the Festival of Fools Arena. Here, an outdoor musical production brought to life the story of Disney's latest animated feature, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." The show was presented by a band of traveling Gypsies and featured music by Oscar winning composer Alan Menken.
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126 - Animazement - Area Background Music  13:41

 

When "The Spirit of Pocahontas" ended its run, Fantasyland's theater underwent a major refurbishment. Anticipating its upcoming new show, Animazement, the theater received an all-weather canopy enclosure, and the staging area was redesigned with a regal look, including royal blue faux marble, golden fixtures and a red velvet curtain.
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127 - Disney's Animazement - The Musical  22:27

 

In 1998, the Fantasyland Theatre presented a fast-paced musical revue highlighting Disney's latest string of blockbuster animated features, from "The Little Mermaid" to "Hercules." The show included many of the memorable songs from these films, staged though big production numbers with rotating sets and hundreds of colorful costumes.
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128 - Walt Disney Entertainment - All-Star Jazz Band  55:53

 

In early 1999 the International Association of Jazz Educators gathered for their annual conference at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. For the occasion the Walt Disney live entertainment division hosted an opening night concert featuring classic Disney songs performed by an all-star jazz orchestra and a roster of specially invited guest stars.
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129 - Disney Special Event Preshow - The Magic Continues  19:47

 

It has been proven time and again that if anyone knows how to put on a stellar live production, it is the talented crew at the Disneyland entertainment division. Their specialized expertise will often be called upon to stagecraft various presentations and special promotional events for the Walt Disney Company beyond the park gates.
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130 - Club Buzz - Calling All Space Scouts  17:53

 

In 2000, the Tomorrowland Terrace was re-themed as Club Buzz, riding the heels of the blockbuster movie "Toy Story 2." The Terrace stage presented a new interactive stage show inviting space scouts to help Buzz Lightyear save the planet once again from the evil emperor Zurg, along with the help of space cadet Starla and the little green aliens.
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131 - Golden Horseshoe Stage - The All-New Woody's Roundup  09:41

 

In 1999, a live show featuring the popular characters from the animated Disney/Pixar Toy Story franchise took center stage at the Golden Horseshoe. Much of the show was cleverly presented in black and white, hearkening back to vintage TV westerns of the 1950's. Music in the show was recorded for "Toy Story 2" by the group Riders in the Sky.
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132 - Mickey's Detective School  22:42

 

Mickey's Detective School was a temporary show presented at the Fantasyland stage after Animazement completed its three year run, and a new larger scale production was still under development. The show was a spoof of Film Noir crime dramas, encouraging audience participation to help solve the mysterious case of the Pluto dog robbery.
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133 - Snow White, An Enchanting Musical - TV Ad  00:34

 

In 2004, the Fantasyland Theatre presented another brand-new musical, this time based on Disney's first animated feature, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." The production included amazing sets, colorful costumes, stunning visual effects, and all the memorable songs and characters we all know and love from this 1937 Walt Disney musical classic.
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134 - Snow White, An Enchanting Musical  26:39

 

This live musical production brought the story of Snow White to the stage, incorporating the memorable songs from the Disney classic. Wonderfully detailed sets from the dwarf's cottage to the queen's dungeon recreated the look of the original movie, enhanced by a variety of special effects including an animated magic mirror, voiced by Patrick Stewart.
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135 - Tiana's Showboat Jubilee  19:28

 

The 2009 theatrical release of the animated feature, "The Princess and the Frog," would inspire a live show featuring the songs and memorable characters from the film. The production was staged aboard the Mark Twain Steamboat, and then followed the cast along the shoreline of the river as they marched their way into New Orleans Square.
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The largest performance space in the Disneyland Resort is actually located next door to Disneyland, at Disney California Adventure. Closely modeled after a historic movie palace known as The Los Angeles Theatre, The Hyperion Theater can seat nearly two-thousand people. Since its opening in 2001, the venue has presented four big musical productions, regarded by audiences as that akin to Broadway level entertainment.
 
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136 - Steps in Time  25:40
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137 - The Power of Blast!  00:00
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138 - Two New Musicals at the Disneyland Resort  01:02
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139 - Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular  00:00
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140 - Frozen - Live at the Hyperion  00:00
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- Fantasy Faire -

 

Starting in 2006, the original Princess Fantasy Faire was presented at the Fantasyland Theatre. Then in 2013 a new Fantasy Faire Village premiered, located just beyond the walls of Sleeping Beauty Castle in an area once known as Plaza Gardens. In a circular arena called The Royal Theatre, live shows reenacting classic Disney stories such as "Tangled," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Frozen," are staged several times daily.
 
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141 - Original Princess Fantasy Faire - Area Background Music  49:45
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142 - Original Princess Fantasy Faire - Arrival of the Princesses  05:50
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143 - Original Princess Fantasy Faire - Royal Coronation Ceremony  06:49
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144 - Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre - Mr. Smythe and Mr. Jones  03:10
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145 - Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre - Beauty and the Beast  20:32
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146 - Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre - Tangled  19:31
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147 - Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre - Frozen  00:00
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148 - Mickey and the Magical Map - Area Background Music  13:23

 

Debuting in 2013, Mickey and the Magical Map is the latest stage show to be presented at the Fantasyland Theater. The story follows Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey as he tries to capture a missing spot on a magical map, This leads him on a fantastic journey though several magical worlds. The map is a giant LED screen spanning the length of the stage.
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149 - Mickey and the Magical Map  21:21

 

The musical numbers featured in Mickey and the Magical Map include "I Wanna Be Like You" from "The Jungle Book," "Under the Sea" from "The Little Mermaid," "Hawaiian Roller Coaster" from "Lilo and Stitch," "Dig a Little Deeper" from "The Princess and the Frog" and a medley of love ballads performed by Pocahontas, Mulan and Rapunzel.
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- Pixar Fest -

 

In the summer of 2018 the Disneyland Resort celebrated the amazing world of Pixar animation with Pixar Fest, a special event held at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. Live entertainment offerings included an all-new fireworks spectacular, an updated version of the popular Pixar Play Parade, a Pixar shorts film festival, resort wide decorations, special music and character meet and greets.
 
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150 - Pixar Fest - TV Commercial  00:33
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151 - Pixar Fest - Area Background Music  53:22
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152 - Pixar Play Parade  30:07
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NEW  153 - Alien Pizza Planet  01:47
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NEW  154 - Pixar Shorts Film Festival  15:53
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155 - Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular  11:40
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Special thanks to Adam Contreras for contributing material for "Hunchback of Notre Dame Festival of Fools."
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