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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 400: When Disneyland almost got its first McDonalds

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by paying tribute to the late Disney Legend, Alice Estes Davis. They then talk about Villains Lair, the new fireworks dessert party being offered at the Top of the World lounge at Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Show Notes:


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn:

Which Magic Kingdom transportation system / attraction ceased operations on November 10, 1999

Where did Ray Kroc & Walt Disney first meet up?

Which arm of the American Broadcasting Company controlled concessions at Disneyland Park back in the mid-1950s / early 1960s

Why do certain Guests who are staying at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort suddenly have a better view of the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

What terms are Disney Parks & Resorts asking Guests to consider when they think about various rides, shows & attractions at the Parks


released November 14, 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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