Can’t begin to express how COOL it was to see the Walt Disney Archives exhibit at D23 this year. My group got a private walking tour of the exhibit by an Archives cast member as well! Here are my photos from the walk-thru!
Seeing the Fantasmic! exhibit was incredible, not only because I’ve been a huge fan of the show from the FIRST DAY it opened, but that I also went into the park a day later and got to witness the changes in person. Here’s the head of Malificent, who is featured in the finale of Fantasmic! Since the inception of the show, the dragon body was equipped with shimmery black fabricated wings.
These are the dancing monkeys from Fan! Aren’t they cute?
And AMERICA ON PARADE (1970’s)
And the exhibits for parades were amazing. Remember the roller skating snowflakes in A Christmas Fantasy Parade?
Recognize which rides these are from?
These were a collection of cast member costumes and nametags. Disney archives has a copy of every single name tag ever printed. Including Walt & Roy’s…