1971 Walt Disney World Tomorrowland Cast Member Handbook

1971 Walt Disney World Tomorrowland Cast Member Handbook

We return to our 50th anniversary series where we see the Magic Kingdom as brand new Disney Cast Members learned about it back in 1971. We’ve covered Main Street, Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square & Fantasyland. The smallest and most unprepared of all the lands was Tomorrowland. Technically it opened with only two attractions. Yet the handbook offers insights that we don’t seem to have from any other source. Those insights were shared with new Disney Cast Members, most of whom had never seen a Disney theme park. If you yearn for the Walt Disney World of yesteryear, or you want to know what this land were like back in the early days of the park, this is your podcast, as we continue our efforts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World.

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Tomorrowland Attractions

  • October 1971: Grand Prix Raceway
  • October 1971: Skyway to Fantasyland
  • December 1971: America the Beautiful
  • December 1971: Flight to the Moon
  • June 1972: If You Had Wings
  • March 1974: Magic Carpet Around the World Replaces America the Beautiful
  • November 1974: Starjets
  • January 1975: Carousel of Progress–Now is the Time
  • January 1975: Space Mountain
  • June 1975: Mission to Mars Replaces Flight to the Moon–Compressed Air Seats and Hyperdrive
  • July 1975: WEDWay PeopleMover
  • June 1989: Delta Dreamflight
  • November 1994: The Timekeeper
  • December 1994-June 1995: ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter
  • November 1998: Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster Spin
  • November 2004: Stitch’s Great Escape!
  • April 2007: Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor

Images of Tomorrowland

Here are some images of Tomorrowland we reference during the podcast:

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