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Disneyland's First "Second Gate"

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Jim previews our next installment of the Chronological Disney series by taking us back in time to the first idea Walt had for a 'second gate' for Disneyland. And it was huuuugggggeeee!

For starters, Walt wanted to build a set of mountains to showcase alpine living. At the base of the mountain would be lakes, to highlight living next to water. And there'd be a desert nearby, because apparently someone was playing 'ecosystem bingo.' We think.


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released March 3, 2017
Produced by Aaron Adams


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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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