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Jul 11, 2013 7:54 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 7-11-13
Good morning! This day in Disney history, July 11th, 1956: The five members of the Barstow Family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, leave for a week-long dream vacation.

The excited family won a free trip to the newly-opened Disneyland California in a nationwide contest sponsored by Scotch Tape. The winnings included: airfare, hotel accommodations in Pasadena and four days worth of Disneyland tickets! The Barstows made a home movie documenting their families free trip entitled "Disneyland Dream". It was shot with a 16 mm handheld camera and is about 30 mins in length. In 1995, an audio track was added.

In 2008, "Disneyland Dream" was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." The Film Registry was also quoted as saying it's "fantastical historical snapshots of early Southern California and the budding importance of the home movies in American cultural studies, as they provide priceless record of time and place".

It really paints a picture of a functioning American middle class family of 1956. The clothes, cars, signs, packaging, planes, haircuts, and luggage–all of it I find interesting to look at. I think I may have been born in the wrong era. ::giggles::

To watch Disneyland Dream:
http://tinyurl.com/lubkxff

Be on the look out for a now known celebrity who has a short appearance in the film. Please let me know who if you find him/her. ;)

*Also on this day in 1987: The Disney Gallery opens in New Orleans Square. The Gallery features the collection of original art models and moquettes representing form decades of Disneyland Design. The gallery closed in 2007. Later the gallery will be remodeled in to what is now the Disney Dream Suite. The Gallery reopened at it's new location on Main Street U.S.A in October, 2009.

Did you ever get a chance to visit this beautiful part of NOS? What did you think of it?

Websites referenced:

thisdayindisneyhistory.com
imdb.com
youtube.com
unitiedstyle.wordpress.com

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Great job, thank you for writing this history column! It's fun to read these posts in the morning. - Admin 9:02AM
My pleasure. A true labor of love for MW. 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:05PM
Duchess, you are a gem! I share your posts with my employees every day. Thank you for your daily dose of Disney education. - NascarDave  324.7 #840 12:49AM
I remember the Gallery! I had a friend who was a CM at the Hatmosphere, then Star Trader. She put in for the Gallery and was there as a host in the early 90s. - BombFrogFormerCM  1072.2 #192 8:05AM
Yes I remember taking my then 3 year old son into the gallery which is now the dream suite. It was very much like the gallery is now, a place to showcase disney art. - Plumiegirl  10393.6 #9 8:42AM
Well that woulda been fun! So much history in there! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:07PM
Oh and hello to both you and plumie! πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:07PM
Hi Duchess_SMK! - Plumiegirl  10393.6 #9 4:43PM
Thank you for this post. It's awesome. - Dottie-JP  173.7 #2430 8:33AM
You are very welcome! Glad you enjoyed it! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:08PM
I was born in 1956 so it's fun to watch movies showing what the world looked like in my birth year, especially fashions. - DisneyGrandma  887.1 #226 8:34AM
Oops...thanks so much for posting this!!! - DisneyGrandma  887.1 #226 8:35AM
Same as my Mama! Awesome! Yes! The fashions are so great IMO! I wish people still dressed so nice! Oh, and you're so very welcome! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:09PM
I loved the gallery up there! Very sad they transformed it into a dream suite that almost no one gets to enjoy. I love walking through each room knowing what Walt had intended it to be. - justcallmeKP  274.4 #1209 8:37AM
Thanks for mentioning that, I forgot to add that Walt originally built the area To entertain special guests. :) - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:11PM
It was so cool seeing how Disneyland looked at 1 year old. Amazing how some parts haven't changed, and that's a good thing! - MrsFletch  257.2 #1358 8:39AM
Agreed!!!! Classics never get "old" at DL! Glad you enjoyed the movie! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:11PM
Still have to finish watching, but wanted to get some comments in before I forget! I haven't even gotten to where they are at Disneyland yet! I had to laugh at the famil's reactions on tape. So cute. I wonder how much that trip was worth in those days. I would probably cringe. or did they say, and I didn't hear it? I did hear them say $300 in cash for spending money and incidentals. Maybe that included their meals, too? Wouldn't you love to go back just one day and be able to pay the cost for everything as it was back then? Ahhh. So nice! Okay. Be back later, when I finish watching. Had to stop to take the mini to day camp. Oh, and I do remember when the Gallery was above Pirates. I used to think I just dreamt that, but nice to know I was right. Thanks again, for the lovely trip down memory lane, Duchess! - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 9:07AM
I loved the "over acting" it was so cute! Honestly I don't know how much a trip like that would have costs, hoping someone in here might have a better idea. And no, you didn't dream it! It was real! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:14PM
I love this film, too. Husband tells me thats Steve Martin in it! - EastBaytoLA  1391.1 #141 9:10AM
πŸ””πŸ””πŸ”” someone knew the answer! Now, where exactly did he appear?! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:15PM
Juggling near the entrance. Check him out - he's rad. - EastBaytoLA  1391.1 #141 7:15PM
You said RAD too?! I like you already! πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 7:36PM
Awwww--thank you! Time for a meetup. I'll be back down for Dapper Day and hope to meet some MWers. You and Churro seem rad, too😘😘 - EastBaytoLA  1391.1 #141 9:11PM
Oh! Dapper day is so fun! Hope I get to go this time! I'd love to meet ya! And churro?! OH YES! She's probably the radest girl you'll ever meet! πŸ‘―πŸ˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 9:40PM
I remember that gallery. There was a painting in there of the elephants in the jungle cruise. It was signed with my name and the year I was born. I always told people I painted it and they believed me - phillip...  1393.2 #140 9:14AM
πŸ˜‚ Dang! You were one talented baby! 😜 - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:16PM
I also loved the Gallery and miss it dearly also miss being able to go out in the balcony for VIP seating for Fantasmic when it wasn't being used by VIPs. Cast members used to give away those seats to fill in the extra space if it wasnt going to be used for a particular show. - TrampsLady  1641.8 #115 9:21AM
Oh yes! I forgotten about the balcony seating! Thank you for mentioning that! :) - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:17PM
That would have been amazing!!!! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #710 9:26AM
The vacation? Or seeing the gallery above pirates? ;) ((hugs)) hope you're having a great day! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:18PM
The vacation! Well and the gallery! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #710 5:56PM
πŸ˜‚ Agreed! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:30PM
I really enjoyed watching that!! I love how much more simple things were back in that era. It's also nice to see how a lot of Disneyland is much more preserved than I had believed before. - London-In-Wonderland  451.0 #529 9:33AM
Oh good!!!!!! I sometimes think that most of us get so caught up in the newest and greatest that we forget how wonderful the simple things are. Yes! I agree, DL really does an AMZING job maintaining the property! :) - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 3:20PM
I love how he says 'Califor-nee-uh.' πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ And 'Los Angeleez.' And that they have to stay in Pasadena! Nothing closer to Disneyland? I'll bet it was Exciting once the DL hotel opened! Gosh. I did not see any celebrity, though. I must have blinked during that part! Need to watch again, I guess. I find it amazing that after so many years have passed, how much has actually stayed the same. Main Street doesn't look a lot different. Even if there are name changes here and there. It still, thankfully, has that turn into the 20th century look and feel, doesn't it? Just what we want! - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 9:35AM
::whispers:: look for a juggler.....I loved listening to them say those words too. Heck, Pasadena IS close! If I lived that close I'd be in the parks everyday! πŸ˜‚You're right! DL has done an amazing job keeping the parks in tip top shape! Magic! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:34PM
Wow this is so cool, I've never seen this before!! I really love vintage DL, and the era when Walt was always in or near the park! Thanks again for these truly amazing posts!! - adisneyfamily  1004.1 #208 9:52AM
Oh neat! I love that you hadn't seen this before! Me too! Where's a time machine when ya need one eh? - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:35PM
Oh my stars! Hubby and I were just talking about the Disney Gallery yesterday! And I was showing him pictures of the Dream Suite and how it came to be! Thank you Duchess! - Cinderella_Schnooks  3486.8 #48 12:05PM
Really?! What a ka-winkie-dink!!! You're so very welcome!! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:37PM
Thanks so much for posting the link to that movie!! It was awesome!!! I loved seeing the Huntington hotel from back then!! My mom grew up in Pasadena and she would take us to visit the grounds a lot as kids!! It was neat seeing the other spots of LA and Catalina!! I loved seeing DL as it was back then. There were some attractions I never saw as a kid, so it was neat hearing and seeing those! I just loved how everyone dressed back then. This is a great piece of American history all around!! This is probably my favorite history posts!! I also remember going to the Gallery a lot!! We would go up there to get away from the crowds!! It was one of my favorites spot to look at Disney art. I was bummed when they closed it. - caramiapoohluvsbb8  4485.5 #35 1:45PM
😳😱 your favorite?! Wow! How awesome! Well I'm super honered you enjoyed it! You seem like such a kindered spirit, we just love that era! I can't wait to see you swing dance sometime! I hear you're amazing! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:39PM
The video was amazing! Thanks for sharing! It was so cool to see stuff that I had heard about but never seen! - MelodyTime  313.6 #900 1:49PM
Oh awesome! So happy you enjoyed it! My sincere pleasure! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:40PM
I remember visiting CA in early 70s before moving here and hitting some of the same spots and just being in awe: the beach, Hollywood, Dland, Universal. This was a great trip back in time. Thanks! - HalfCaff  682.9 #322 2:36PM
Landmarks of epic proportion! So glad you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:41PM
Just finished watching this with my mini...amazing It was so cool to watch together!! She was so excited to see Casey Jr :) Thank you for sharing this!! Makes me want to visit my Dad & watch it with him now! :) - MissAmericaSings  441.9 #537 3:04PM
Awe! Yay! Is dad close?! Can you do that soon? - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:42PM
Thanks Duchess! Guess who I went to visit today? :) - MissAmericaSings  441.9 #537 9:05PM
😍 Daddy?! Awe! This made me smile! Yay! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 9:35PM
Thank you for sharing this with us. It was very cool to see Disneyland back in time. :) wish there was footage from the 80s from when I was a kiddo. - PrincessKaylee  249.9 #1429 3:12PM
You're so welcome. Oh honey, try doing a search on YouTube! :) there is tons! ::high five:: to a fellow 80's baby! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:43PM
I remember going into the gallery on one of our trips when I was little. It was my birthday, so I got to talk to goofy on the phone 😊 - MEHlanie_Mouse  1117.3 #178 3:35PM
Awe how neat! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:43PM
CLASSIC!!!!!!! I want that lunch bagπŸ” - bonedaddy909  1756.1 #105 5:39PM
πŸ˜‚ You see lunch bags, interesting thing to notice. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:44PM
This is great, we took my mother-in-law there every visit to Disneyland. Thank you for the information. - CabanaQueen  7.7 #14000 5:59PM
Awe that's great! You're welcome! :) - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:45PM
I do not remember visiting the gallery there but what a great video. Thank you Duchess! - GrumpyPirateDad  1960.8 #94 6:07PM
You got it my grumpy pirate friend! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:53PM
I loved the gallery! When I was 14/15 years old my friend and I had APs and would go in there all the time to sit and girl talk. I really loved it. - DizPrincess_Sam  321.7 #858 7:42PM
πŸ˜πŸ‘― what a fun memory! Thanks for sharing with us! Ok, think that's everyone, fewwww! Y'all were so chatty today! I love it! πŸ˜‚πŸ‘‹ thanks for reading! - Duchess_SMK  6604.0 #19 8:55PM
Awesome video Duchess! πŸ‘ - Sonja  7143.1 #17 9:24PM
How cool! - debbiereis  25.9 #6781 9:32PM
I remember the Gallery, really enjoyed it up there! Thanks also for this awesome video, we watched it as a family and really enjoyed. My kids were amazed and a bit confused with how different everything was, LOL! I am going to send to my Mom also...she was born the year before and visited DL often as a child. Her parents and brother have now passed away so this will be special and bittersweet for her too. πŸ’— - MinnieMousewife  923.5 #219 9:57PM
What a great video! Loved the injection of humor in it-- like thr family going from the water up back on the diving board, mom opening her little bag and it being full of food- Wish I could do that! It's amazing how much Disneyland has change so much especially with the foliage. Crazy how dry it used to be-Like on the jungle Cruise. Thanks so much for sharing this little bit of Americana. We all here at mousewait sure know just how special Disneyland is - misschurro  7874.4 #14 12:13PM
This was awesome. Thank you for posting! - streetsweeper  529.7 #435 1:21PM
What Great history - gonzofam  303.5 #962 12:38AM

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Next meetups are.... At DCA, possibly Tuesday September 20, Friday, September 23, Friday, September  30, Friday October, 7, 14, 21, 28,(come join the choc  walk group), dapper day dress up Friday, November 4, plus that Sunday and........ to infinity and beyondπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Will add in a couple more of  the week days depending on the MHP schedule for maybe either a soundsational  meet up or WOC meet up. Whatever's on the calendar. Just a heads up for everybody planning a visit in the next seven weeks. Once PTN is back we'll  add more of those also. Also watch for cadaver calls for meetups on certain MHP nights. We'll  be having  one the night we go, October 5 , an  hour before the party starts. I'll post reminders soon!!  dm me with suggestions too if you want me to post one or help posting your own!πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ - secretagentangel  8516.2 #12 2:14PM
Where is the meet up for Sept 30? we will be at MHP Fri Sept 30 and staying Sat and Sun. - snowgrey  8.9 #12614 4:56PM

Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends for FREE! See the list of TRIVILATOR usernames on this page. Play from any device with our new web version

Cool admin. Hope I do better than the first one. Hope people that enter will be ready to play and the tournament moves along better - Goofytom  3132.0 #49 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  358.3 #700 6:28PM
Oh πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ just realized that post was 2+ years oldπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ well people are still taking turns very slowly. Maybe it's the app, not the players.  - DisneyMom13  358.3 #700 6:34PM
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Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 12:59PM
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It happens, if you want start a game and I'll play you. I take a couple days off a week but I'll finish the games I start. - richiii3  1736.3 #109 2:20PM
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3. DisneyMom13
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4. Goofytom
2.83

5. sheridanrabbit
1.42

6. DonaldRox
1.27

7. teapotsandteacups
1.02

8. Boundin
0.8

9. mamabeam
0.77

10. DisneyDiane316
0.65

 

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Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2818.9 #54 7:41PM
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Hey phillip... I worked hard for that 1 point! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DisneyDiane316  944.7 #217 8:38PM
You're slacking. You're down to less than half a point, but at least you're still on the list. - phillip...  1393.2 #140 11:42AM
Wow look at that my first list yay not many points but I'm there 😊 - Donald1967  186.6 #2256 8:33PM

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I noticed this post is kind of old, but is the Amazon link still working? My hubby tried to buy something through it but it didn't work. @Admin - DisneyDiane316  944.7 #217 7:59PM
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This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4671.6 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  720.6 #298 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  572.2 #392 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10393.6 #9 5:56PM
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#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4671.6 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  12074.2 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4671.6 #32 10:56PM

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1395.27

2. Melody_CM
611.17

3. grumpypapa
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4. Coaster
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5. ShariRenee
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375.23

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14 more days and I shall be entering in wait times for the first time( I was slow and shy to post). Well actually it will be 15 days. The first  day we check in and go to Trader Sam's. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  88.0 #3927 7:14AM
I just want to thank all the newbies who are on the list so much lately! This was started as a wait time and more app so by your starting out from the beginning doing wait times is awesome! 2/3of my points are from wait times. I make a game of it and have fun doing them. Hope everyone tries it, it helps others and you earn credits!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - secretagentangel  8516.2 #12 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  3132.0 #49 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  1054.0 #195 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  271.1 #1234 6:54PM
Next August I will be posting wait times I know it will help pass the time in line but with 15 to 20 of us should go pretty well thanks to you and all the people here on MW - mjpdisney67  62.0 #4566 10:10AM
Hey! I'm in the top 10 for once haha! πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ» - DisneyDiane316  944.7 #217 9:37AM
Nice job DisneyDiane316 - miadawn128  164.1 #2596 7:04AM
Winnie is killin it - DarthFairy  720.6 #298 9:27PM


Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.2 #2129 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1503.8 #126 5:56AM
Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.9 #37 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5375.7 #25 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.8 #157 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  131.4 #3124 4:37PM
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Note to self: When you see this comment a year from now, be sure to say something witty!!! - clawton  343.6 #747 9:03PM

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Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7692 10:53PM
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Silly symphony swings are open. We went on them today (for the first time)!  - DisneyDiane316  944.7 #217 6:50PM
See @teapotsandteacups post today...  Says reopens Sept 9!  Thank you! - Dianat710  84.7 #4003 8:05PM
It opened today! Line was way too long for me so I shall try another day😒 - DarthFairy  720.6 #298 9:09PM

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