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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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Epcot World of Motion Ultimate Tribute by Martin Smith Has Arrived!

Are you bummed about the announcements that came from the 2017 D23 event? Me too. The closing of Universe of Energy is yet another step in the original EPCOT Center’s original vision slowly becoming a distant memory. Yes, I know the original version was replaced in 1996 with the new film starring Ellen DeGeneres and

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EPCOT Horizons Ultimate Tribute Video by Martin Smith

If you gave me a choice to hop in a time machine and visit one extinct theme park attraction, it would be EPCOT Center’s Horizons. No questions asked. I wouldn’t even give it a second thought. True story: I took the day off of work and rode Horizons non-stop on its last day of operation on

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Epcot’s Spaceship Earth History Thoroughly Detailed Uncovered in New Martin Smith Videos

The treasures this guy creates just keep getting better. Martin Smith has done it again with remastered footage chronicling the history of Spaceship Earth at Epcot over the years and it’s incredible. As usual, Smith breaks down the attraction scene by scene and in the case of Spaceship Earth, layer by layer. It’s worth noting

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PeopleMover History Video by Martin Smith is Incredible

There is no finer source of Disney theme park history available on the web than Martin Smith’s videos. Many times in the past, we have trumpeted how wonderful his work is and this time is no exception. His latest video on the PeopleMover in Walt Disney World’s Tomorrowland can not be missed. It clocks in

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Take Walt Disney World history lessons from Martin Smith videos!

No matter how many books you’ve read or seminars you’ve attended, even the most well-versed Disney parks aficionado can learn something from a Martin Smith video. For those unfamiliar, Smith gathers as much footage as he can (mostly shot by him), and chronicles the history of a Disney attraction from concept phase to construction and

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Martin Smith Continues to Wow with Historical Disney Parks Videos

After attending countless seminars, reading dozens of books and even interviewing Imagineers, you’d be hard pressed to find a better source on Disney theme park history than Martin Smith. A perfect example is this fantastic tribute to Walt Disney World’s Jungle Cruise. Smith details not only construction, but show scenes that I never even knew

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Martin Smith – Master Videographer and Unofficial Disney Historian

Every once in a while I will meet a Disney or theme park fan that blows my mind. Martin Smith is definitely one of those people. He creates “Ultimate Tribute” videos of attractions that contain some of the best source audio and POV’s brilliantly edited together. In addition, many of his videos contain a gold

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