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Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep. 344: How far back was Disney planning an Animal Kingdom for Florida

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about the return of live entertainment to WDW’s theme parks. They then share some of the more entertaining anecdotes from the Orlando Sentinel’s unofficial WDW history book, “Disney World at 50”

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Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:
The bones of how many human beings were used to construct the catacombs under the City of Paris

Who was Walt Disney intending on barring from renting homes inside of Epcot-the-City

How will Universal Creative’s decisions regarding rides, shows & attractions for Epic Universe impact Universal Studios Florida & Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks

What were the names of the two incorporated cities that Walt Disney originally wanted to build as part of Project Florida

Which Epcot-related loophole is Disney reportedly now trying to shut down in regards to its Lightning Lane system


released October 18, 2021
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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