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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 417: Why the original “Partners” statue was placed where it was at Disneyland

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 After Hours events that have just been announced for Epcot & Typhoon Lagoon. They also offer up some opinions on where the very best places at the WDW Resort are when it comes to outdoor dining

Show Notes:


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

Which was the last Commander-in-Chief that Disney Legend Blaine Gibson personally sculpted for “The Hall of Presidents”

How many different names did the Omnimover attraction in WDW’s Tomorrowland have before it then became “Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin”

Which animated films will be featured in the rooms at the soon-to-open Villas at the Disneyland Hotel

What part of the country stood in for the Mid-West & LA of the 1920s when the movie version of “Walt Before Mickey” was being shot back in 2014

Which Epcot-related quote inspired the placement of the “Walt the Dreamer” statue within World Discovery


released February 6, 2023
Hosts: Len Testa and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. 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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