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The Disney History Institute Podcast explores the history of animation and early cinematic amusement parks.

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The Disney History Institute Podcast explores the history of animation and early cinematic amusement parks.

    DHI 086 - Walt and Internationalism Pt. 3

    DHI 086 - Walt and Internationalism Pt. 3

    The story of how Walt Disney’s interest in international culture shaped his films and his park, with a focus on the CircleVision films produced for EPCOT. Part Three.
    Link to DHI Bandcamp Subscription Group: https://dhipodcast.bandcamp.com/
    You can contact me through my personal website at www.toddjamespierce.com

    • 59 min
    DHI 085 - Walt and Internationalism Pt. 2

    DHI 085 - Walt and Internationalism Pt. 2

    The story of how Walt Disney’s interest in international culture shaped his films and his park.  Part Two.
    Link to DHI Bandcamp Subscription Group: https://dhipodcast.bandcamp.com/
    You can contact me through my personal website at www.toddjamespierce.com

    • 31 min
    DHI 084 - Walt and Internationalism Pt. 1

    DHI 084 - Walt and Internationalism Pt. 1

    The story of how Walt Disney’s interest in international culture shaped his films and his park.
    Link to DHI Bandcamp Subscription Group: https://dhipodcast.bandcamp.com/
    You can contact me through my personal website at www.toddjamespierce.com

    • 33 min
    DHI 83 - Galaxy's Edge Pt. 6 - Rise of the Resistance

    DHI 83 - Galaxy's Edge Pt. 6 - Rise of the Resistance

    After a slow start, Galaxy’s Edge premieres its blockbuster attraction, Rise of the Resistance to stellar reviews and overwhelming crowds—an attraction that uses characters from the third trilogy, like Rey and Kylo Ren, to cleverly re-tell the oldest Star Wars story of them all.
    Link to the official Galaxy’s Edge page at Disney World: disneyworld.disney.go.com/destinations/hollywood-studios/star-wars-galaxys-edge/
    Link to POV Rise of the Resistance Ride-Through Video (posted by The Dis): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP2yuH57kNo
    You can contact me through my personal website at www.toddjamespierce.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    DHI 082 - Skyway to the Skyliner

    DHI 082 - Skyway to the Skyliner

    The story of how Walt Disney’s Skyway gave rise to the new Skyliner at Walt Disney World.
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    You can contact me through my personal website at www.toddjamespierce.com
    Special thanks go out to Robbie Von Roll for research help with this episode.
     

    • 41 min
    DHI 081 - The Shaggy Dog and the Start of the Disney Comedies

    DHI 081 - The Shaggy Dog and the Start of the Disney Comedies

    In the late 1950s, Walt Disney decided to move into live action comedies, a decision that would forever change Disney films and even Disneyland.  On this episode, the story of The Shaggy Dog and the start of the Disney comedies.
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    • 27 min

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