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Disneyland

A huge Empire, created by Walt disney in the first half of the twentieth century, today includes, in addition to film and animation studios, a network of amusement parks in the United States and around the world, bearing the name “Disneyland”.

Thoughts on the construction of the entertainment Park for the entire family showed up at Disney for a long time, even before the Second World; playing with his kids, he dreamed of a place where they could entertain children and their parents, and the number of recreational opportunities would be much greater than they can be placed in the backyard.

Walt Disney visited many amusement parks around the world, eagerly soaking up ideas for your own Grand Park, noting the advantages and especially the disadvantages of the existing.

Originally, Disney planned to build Mickey mouse Park opposite his Studio in Berbente, California, but soon was forced to change their plans. In 1953 the specialists at Stanford University began to search the place for your future amusement Park near Los Angeles; the choice fell on the site area of more than a hundred acres near Anaheim.

July 21, 1954 construction began on the first Disneyland. Thousands of orange trees have been ruthlessly destroyed by bulldozer to make space for the realization of the fantasies of the famous cartoonist. Continue reading

Dreams that come true

Don’t know about you, but for me one of the most alluring and captivating children’s dreams was a trip to Disneyland. and preferably for a few days. Charmed pink castle of sleeping Beauty, cheerful parades of Mickey mouse and friends, interesting attractions in the Kingdom of dreams. I think so many who grew up on the cartoons of Walt Disney studios. But, of course, back when we didn’t know that in the world there is not a single Park Studio. Today in the world there are 5 parks Disneyland and today I will tell you about what they differ, besides the obvious differences in location.

The oldest of the parks was opened on 17 July 1955 in the town of Anaheim, California in the United States. It was as though he recreated the world of cartoons and fairy tales, where children and adults can immerse themselves in the magic of history and reality to experience an unforgettable adventure. At the moment, the huge complex consists of several zones,”countries” to the Main street, reminiscent of the streets of the city in the Middle West: a World of adventure, recreating the impenetrable jungle; the Border country, where you can immerse yourself in the life of the Wild West; the land of make believe — habitat heroes disney cartoons; The country of the future — in a positive opinion on it;Area of New Orleans — imitation of the mysterious American city; Country animals — look at American fauna; Multan Mickey — like from the film “Who framed Roger rabbit?”. The ticket price for one day for an adult is about $ 80 and allows unlimited access to all rides. if you stand in the queue, of course. Continue reading

Grand opening of the Park Disneyland in 1955

Early in his career, Walt Disney had a dream to build a huge Park next to his Studio to entertain visitors — a place where the whole family can have fun together. In 1953, he bought 160 acres in Anaheim, California. Two years later, after investing $ 17 million Disneyland Park was opened to the public.

The opening was shown on television. On opening there was only 6000 tickets, but a lot of people bought fake tickets; according to some estimates, the attendance was over 28,000, far more than the Park can accommodate.

Here you will forget today and enter the world of the past, future and fantasy. — THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

The next day it was so hot that the newly laid asphalt began to melt. Strike of plumbers had forced Disney to choose between functioning toilets or running fountains. Disney chose the toilets. Some suspect that the lack of water was a ploy to sell more products Pepsi, the major sponsor.

Costumed actors preparing for the parade in honor of the opening.

But it was not the only problem during the opening… Quickly finished all the food and there was a gas leak, which was eliminated in the second half of the day. Continue reading

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