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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 430: Does “Tiana​’​s Bayou Adventure” really need to be that authentic?

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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While Len Testa explores the State of Maine, Jim Hill discusses the recent closure of Disneyland’s version of Splash Mountain. He also continues his look back at the expansion of the Disneyland Hotel in the 1960s & 1970s


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

How many times did the Witch appear in the original version of “Snow White’s Scary Adventure”

What was Roy O. Disney’s original plan for how he & his wife Edna were going to spend 1967

How did Ray Watson plan on fending off Saul Steinberg & Irwin Jacobs back in mid-1984

What did the DPW in Oviedo, FL discover when they sent a robot into a storm drain

Which WDW theme park impacted the way Jack Wrather chose to expand the Disneyland Hotel in the late 1970s / early 1980s


released June 5, 2023
Host: 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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