The Disneyland Story

The Disneyland Story
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The Disneyland Story skillfully recounts how the world's first theme park was conceived, nurtured, and grew into a source of joy and inspiration for visitors.  Learn the backstory of his successors' battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, as well as the stories behind your favorite rides.

From the publisher of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland comes The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream. It is the story of how Walt Disney’s greatest creation was conceived, nurtured, and how it grew into a source of joy and inspiration for generations of visitors. Despite his successors’ battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, Walt Disney’s vision maintained momentum, thrived, and taught future generations how to do it Walt Disney’s way.

In The Disneyland Story, Sam Gennaweyskillfully recounts how the world’s first theme park was conceived, nurtured, and grew into a source of joy and inspiration for visitors.  Learn the backstory of his successors’ battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, as well as the stories behind your favorite rides.

– How did Walt Disney’s frustrations with his movie studio lead to the creation of Disneyland?
– Who were the people who designed, built, and enhanced his park over the years.?
– How did the park survive Walt’s passing?
– And much more!
For Disney fans everywhere, The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream gives the inside scoop of Walt Disney’s greatest creation!
About the author: Sam Gennawey is the author of Walt and the Promise of Progress City, a contributor to Planning Los Angeles and other books, as well as a columnist for the popular MiceChat website. His unique point of view built on his passion for history, his professional training as an urban planner, and his obsession with theme parks has brought speaking invitations from Walt Disney Imagineering, the Walt Disney Family Museum, Disney Creative, the American Planning Association, the California Preservation Foundation, the California League of Cities, and many Disneyana clubs, libraries, and podcasts. He is currently a Senior Associate at the planning firm of Katherine Padilla and Associates.

Additional Information

Weight 13 oz
Dimensions 8 × 5.125 × .75 in

SKU: 978-1-62809-012-3 - Need Help? Contact Us Leave Feedback

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