Disney Imagineer Bob Gurr Inspires Young Fan: “Literally Anyone Can Do This”

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The Disney magic is special because it can quite literally be for anyone; that has been one of the biggest draws of the creativity behind the Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney’s vision for the Disney Parks—both at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort—and the giant entertainment empire that Disney has become today. When it comes to a Disney Park and Disney Resort, the creative minds behind them, Walt Disney Imagineering, are the ones to thank, and recently Walt Disney Imagineer Bob Gurr had some insight to share with a young fan.

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Bob Gurr is a name that needs no introduction for any Disney Fanatic with a penchant for Disney history. He’s the incredible mind behind many favorite attractions and has even been honored as a Disney Legend. Gurr is certainly a name who will go down in Disney history; in fact, he already has.

This year, as many fans know, Disney is celebrating its centennial, and to mark the occasion, the Mouse House has curated the Disney100 exhibition. Recently, one Guest at the exhibition at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia shared a heartwarming moment with Disney Imagineer Bob Gurr, who they bumped into at the show.

In the video, the Disney fan’s son, Keith, chats to Gurr about Star Wars and how to make the most of available resources. Gurr detailed how Walt Disney Imagineering would often be incredibly imaginative to make props on limited budgets and still deliver the results fans were yearning for.

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Walt Disney Imagineering is the creative genius behind the Disney Parks; the way the Cast Members are the heart of them. They work extensively to provide Disney fans with the ability to live in the immersive worlds of their favorite Disney movies and experience Disney in a whole new way; we’re certainly glad that minds like Bob Gurr exist to inspire the next generation of Disney Imagineers to continue the work Walt Disney laid the foundation for 100 years ago.

About Priyanka Kumar

Priyanka is a writer, artist, avid reader, and travel enthusiast based in Chicago. In her free time, she is probably walking by the lake, catching up on the latest releases on TV, or spending inordinate amounts of time rewatching Moana, Encanto, and her Disney Channel life-long favorites Zack and Cody wreak havoc on the Tipton.

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