Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

Changes to Disney Ride Upset Some Purists - 89.3 KPCC Radio (Al Lutz interview)


Ad Widget

This topic is closed.
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Changes to Disney Ride Upset Some Purists - 89.3 KPCC Radio (Al Lutz interview)

    Al Lutz was part of a 4 minute news report for Public Radio in Southern California.

    Some fans of the "Happiest Place On Earth" aren't feeling so happy these days. Rumors are swirling that Disneyland is making some dramatic changes to the "It's A Small World" Ride. The iconic ride that celebrates the children of the world is closed for refurbishing. When it reopens this fall word is that you'll see Disney characters like Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and Nemo in the ride. Disney purists and art aficionados told KPCC's Queena Kim the company isn't just messing with a ride, it's messing with art.
    You can listen to the story by clicking the link above.

    Some interesting background on Mary Blair, and also contains some comments by her son, and some comments from a Disney Spokesperson, though she refused to actually be on air.
    Last edited by Darkbeer; 03-30-2008, 09:32 AM.
    Check out my Theme Park Photos at

  • #2
    Re: Changes to Disney Ride Upset Some Purists - 89.3 KPCC Radio (Al Lutz interview)

    Thanks for this.

    I can understand updating and refreshing attractions. That makes sense. Who doesn't want that? I just don't understand the thinking in erasing Mary Blair little by little after spending so much time on the promotion Disney did few years ago to make the public aware of her contributions. We've had this discussion before about changing classic attractions though and I find myself hoping that after the "brainstorming" is over these creative people will understand that this ride works as it stands. Add updated technology but let's leave it as an important hallmark in Disneyland Parks
    sigpic The one and only...The Original...
    :yea:Mountain Man


    Ad Widget