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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 376: How Walter Cronkite wound up narrating “Spaceship Earth”

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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by sharing some tips about how to score an ILL for “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.” They also answer some listeners' mail related to DVC members still being unable to purchase annual passes to the Disney Parks

Show Notes:


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

What does “Dinosaur” now have in common with “Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain” ?

How much hand-drawn animation did the Imagineers originally plan on using in Epcot’s “Cranium Command” show

Which celebrities did the Company originally want to recruit to host “The Disney Sunday Night Movie”

Who initially approached Walter Cronkite about possibly coming to work for The Walt Disney Company

Which Disney Legend crafted many of the sound effects that the Imagineers still use in many of the rides, shows & attractions at the Parks


released May 30, 2022
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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