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Disney Sells off Props From 59-Year-Old Attraction

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Walt Disney World Resort recently liquidated props from its oldest attraction, one older than the Magic Kingdom it resides in: Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress. The Carousel of Progress opened as “Progressland” at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair before finding a home in Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park. Less than a decade later, in 1975, Walt Disney Imagineering relocated the ...

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Disney Fan Complains About “Offensive” Line in Classic Attraction

Disney's Carousel of Progress

It seems that the classic Disney Parks attractions are starting to show their age in more ways than just their outdated animatronics. While most of the attention has been focused on the closure of Splash Mountain and its transformation to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and Country Bear Jamboree being reimagined, one fan has now decided to speak up about an “offensive” ...

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Rumor: Could Tom Hanks Become New Narrator of Classic Disney Attraction?

Tom Hanks picture in front of Carousel of Progress

“There’s a great big beautiful tomorrow,” but does it include Tom Hanks taking over one of Walt Disney’s most iconic attractions? Disney Rumor Mill The Disney rumor mill tends to be a hot topic for discussion among Disney fans. One story of the proverbial rumor mill says that Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress is finally getting an update, and it ...

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Disney Ride Continues Despite Painfully Broken Wrist

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Guests at Walt Disney World were forced to watch quite a painful sight recently at the Magic Kingdom Park. While the beloved Carousel of Progress ride usually encompasses humanity’s many technological innovations over the years, this particular moment did something special. The attraction showed that progress cannot be stopped for anything, even when John Progress has broken his wrist! The ...

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Could a Carousel of Progress Film Be Coming Soon?

Carousel of Progress Scene WDW

Between The Little Mermaid and The Lion King, Disney fans have become familiar with—and often lamented—live-action remakes. Nostalgia is at the forefront of Disney fandom, and Walt Disney certainly wasn’t cranking out CGI films. The hand-drawn classic Disney characters captured Disney fans from the start of Walt Disney Animation Studios, which is why so many enthusiasts have resented the modern adaptations ...

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Carousel of Progress Too Progressive? Viral Report of a New “Woke” Scene Enrages Disney Fans

Christmas Scene Carousel of Progress

As new generations flood Walt Disney World, Imagineers are adapting attractions to an evolving culture. The modernized Ariel from the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid debuted at the Parks, the fastest roller coaster, TRON Lightcycle / Run, launched Guests into the grid in April, and Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is making its mark on the Park maps. While it would be hard ...

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Who’s On Deck? Disney Fans Debate Which Ride Will Close After Splash Mountain

Which Disney Ride is Closing Next?

Now that Walt Disney Imagineering has dove straight into the transformation of Disney’s Splash Mountain in Magic Kingdom Park, Disney fans are left turning away from the remains of Chik-a-pin Hill and asking, what’s next? Posing the question to the Walt Disney World Subreddit, one fan asked “What Disney attraction do you guys think is next on the chopping block?” ...

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Did You Know That These Are the Oldest Attractions at Disney World?

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With all the 50th Anniversary Celebrations that have been taking place within the past two years, everyone’s pretty much well aware by now that Walt Disney World Resort in Florida has been around for more than five decades already! At the time, the Magic Kingdom was the only Disney World park that had been established by the time opening day ...

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Guests Rally Together While Trapped On Disney World Ride


It seems safe to say that many Walt Disney World Resort Guests have been leaving their Disney vacations with some disappointment these days. Whether it’s been caused by lackluster food, high prices, or confrontational other Guests (or even Cast Members), tensions in Disney World seem high. That tension has only been exacerbated by the “ridiculous” number of ride breakdowns in ...

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Disney Attraction Breaks Down, Guest Evacuated Mid-Show

A historic and beloved Disney attraction suffered a breakdown, and Guests who were on it had to be evacuated mid-show. The Walt Disney World Resort is known to be the “Most Magical Place on Earth,” and the Disneyland Resort is known to be the “Happiest Place on Earth.” The Resort and its four Theme Parks: Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood ...

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