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Disney Dish - When Disneyland​’​s Aunt Jemima was sent packing

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by talking about his first visit to Universal Studios Florida since that theme park began practicing social distancing. Then Jim Hill looks back at when a successful Frontierland restaurant resulted in Quaker Oats being on the wrong side of the Civil Rights movement


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

Why retheming “Splash Mountain” around Disney’s animated version of “Robin Hood” from 1973 might actually be a smart play

How Disney Parks & Resorts sold NBA reps on which onsite hotels would be best for the players who’ll be training on property this Summer

Why Walt Disney always made a point of seeking out Aylene Lewis whenever he spent a working weekend at Disneyland Park

What did WDW’s construction cost over-runs have to do with “Song of the South” being re-released to theaters in January of 1972

Which Disney Springs eatery did WDW Guests & Orlando locals seem most excited about its recent re-opening


released June 22, 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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