Mon, 12 September 2011
Thanks for joining us for WEDway Radio - A show about Disney history, theme parks and touring. Matt and Nate
This is show #87. In this episode Matt and Nate take a look at an area that is often overlooked when evaluating Disney history: The Disney Studio. The Studio was built in 1940 and in 1941 the studio released a film to showcase its new studio and answer the many questions surrounding the production of its animated features and shorts. We take a brief look at the film, but moreover examine the areas that Disney attempts to feature within the film.
Then, keeping with the subject we take a look at another, yet shorter, attempt that Disney takes in featuring the Disney Studio. This time its the 1961 episode of The Wonderful World of Color 'Backstage Party' where the viewer is taken on a very different tour of the studio, exploring the sound stages and backlot streets for live production. The differences are pretty striking.