WEDway Radio - Walt Disney World and Disneyland Examined with some Disney History
Nate Parrish discusses the history of Disney theme parks and the Walt Disney Co. In examining we look at influences that shaped the company including projects and eras. Take a look at attractions and themed lands including the architectural styles and inspiration behind many of the decisions that the Walt Disney Co has made over the years.

Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 24 - This Chilling Challenge: The Haunted Mansion Part III

On this episode we unveil Part III of our Fall 2013 series on the Haunted Mansion. We look at why the mansion changed from a walking tour to an omnimover ride.  The ghostly space theming by Claude Coats, The gags of Marc Davis and the iconic song of X Atencio. 

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 23 - A Trip Down Main Street.

On this episode we take discuss the different Main Street vehicles that have called Disneyland their home, and they have stood the test of time.  Although they each have their roots in Disneyland, you can see them across several Disney Parks around the world.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 22 - The Illusioneers: Part II of our Fall 2013 Series on The Haunted Mansion.

On this Part of of our series we take a look at two more Imagineers who worked on early versions of the Haunted Mansion - Rolly Crump and Yale Gracey.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 21 - Jules Verne's Worlds of Wonder and Imagination.

On this episode we examine Jules Vern's  influence on the Disney theme parks and Disney Films, including

 - Mysterious Island

 - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

 - Journey to the Center of the Earth

 - Around the World in 80 Days

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio. This is YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 20 - The Ghost House: Haunted Mansion Part I.

On this episode we begin a four part series on the history and development of the Haunted Mansion, and we begin with the first effort to build, what Walt called, a ghost house.  Ken Anderson was assigned to its design as he was already working on designs for Disneyland's New Orleans Square.  Enjoy our look at his ideas.

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