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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Ep 453: Which “Wish” is which when it comes to Disney Parks, Products & Experiences

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by revealing which Disney songs will be featured in Epcot’s new nighttime show, “Luminous: The Symphony of Us.” They then also share some patents for new technologies that could be coming into the Disney Parks very soon

Show Notes:


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

How long did “Sleeping Beauty” stay in the Disney Vault after that
animated feature was first released to theaters back in January of 1959

What’s really supposedly caused Disney’s Hollywood Studios from re-opening the “Voyage of the Little Mermaid” show at that theme park

How many cast members did it take to safely operate the “Ariel’s Grotto” meet-n-greet at WDW’s Magic Kingdom

Why was “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves” the last of the original Disney Princess films to be released on VHS

How did the animators at Walt Disney Animation Studios change things up when it came to the storytelling on “The Black Cauldron”


released November 13, 2023
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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