The Disneyland Story

The Disneyland Story

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The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream

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.

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 13.8 oz
Dimensions 5.13 × 8 in
Author(s)

Sam Gennawey

Format:

Paperback/Softback

Page Count:

413

Series

Unofficial Guides

Publication Date

November 26, 2013

Publisher

Unofficial Guides

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