Tag Archives: Ron Schneider Columns

Original Dreamfinder to Play Walt’s Frozen Head in Upcoming Film

Remember the film that we told you about several months ago here at Theme Park University? The one that was filmed at Walt Disney World without permission? Yes, it’s still moving forward and finishing production. “Walt’s Frozen Head” begs the question: what if Walt Disney was actually cryogenically frozen and has been locked away for

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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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Unofficial Disney: An Interview With Leonard Kinsey

Love him or hate him, Leonard Kinsey has made his mark in the Disney fan community for good. His best-selling book, “The Dark Side of Disney,” has sold over 40,000 copies. Controversy continues to surround Leonard with the new “Dark Side of Disney” documentary, which is currently in production, making him one of the most

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From Dreamer To Dreamfinder Review And Contest

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Theme Park University’s first book review looks at our very own Ron Schneider’s book on his 40+ year career in themed entertainment

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On Imagination’s 30th: A Re-Birthday Wish

If Walt Disney ever actually said, “Disneyland will never be completed as long as there is imagination left in the world,” I’ve never met anyone who heard him say it. On the other hand, there were hundreds at last year’s IAPPA symposium who heard Tony Baxter say: “I don’t think the Imagination pavilion works anymore.”

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