Tag Archives: Journey Into Imagination

All Three Versions of Epcot’s Journey Into Imagination Brilliantly Chronicled by Martin Smith

Love it or hate it, the evolution of Journey Into Imagination at Epcot is one of the most fascinating in the history of themed entertainment. Luckily, we have Martin Smith’s videos which have chronicled all three versions of the attraction in painstaking and loving detail. In case you missed it, the video detailing the first

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Journey Into Imagination History Captured in New 90 Minute Martin Smith Video

Christmas has come early Epcot fans. If you’ve followed Theme Park University for long enough, you know that we are huge fans of Martin Smith videos. In 2017 alone he has chronicled World of Motion, Spaceship Earth, Horizons, World of Motion and now an epic look at Journey into Imagination. As with all Martin Smith

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What Disney Attractions Have Closed? A Response To A Huffington Post Story

The Huffington Post recently published a story written by Jeff Kesselman, a 25-year veteran of the computer gaming industry titled, “What Are Some Disney Park Rides and Attractions That No Longer Exist?” Good news: Kesselman listed many attractions that are closed now. Bad news: Nearly every explanation Jeff gave was filled with inaccuracies, incorrect information

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Easter Eggs: Finding Figment’s Signature In The Cement At Epcot

Today I bring you an Easter egg from Walt Disney Word that is rarely seen by guests, Cast Members or frankly anyone. The Journey Into Imagination attraction, due to some technical complications and being green lit pretty late in the game, would not open with the rest of EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982. To

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What Happened To Theme Park Sponsorships?

A Theme Park University reader recently posed the following on our TPU Facebook wall: “When did Walt Disney world get away from sponsors of restaurants and attractions? Coca-Cola used to sponsor The American Adventure and Kraft Foods then later Nestle sponsored The Land.”  He’s right. Sponsorships are hard to come by these days and seem to

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