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Disney Dish Episode 300: The secret behind Disney​’​s perfect looking Christmas trees

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by talking about how the Spice Road Table restaurant at World Showcase’s Morocco pavilion may soon see a menu change. Then Jim Hill shares the tale of the Southern Californian family which provided Disneyland Park with its Christmas Trees for nearly two decades

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Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

Why Disneyland managers insisted that only White Firs from Mount Shasta would do for that theme park

Why it’s worth going out of your way to experience “Living with the Land” during the holiday season

Back in the 1970s, at which WDW Resort did Captain Hook & Mr. Smee periodically accost Guests during the check-in process

What do holiday decorating professional call the process of attaching additional branches to the trunk of a Christmas to then hide imperfections

Which breed of bird hitched a ride on this year’s Christmas Tree for Rockefeller Center as that Norway Spruce made its 170-mile journey from Upstate New York to NYC

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released December 14, 2020
Hosts: Len Testa and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. Adams

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The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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