The Sword in the Stone at Disneyland Park

Caption This: Up and Away at Disneyland Park

posted on December 20th, 2011 by George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort


This photo was taken in 1961 during a Disneyland television special and may be one of the most unusual we have on file.

So, keep your feet on the ground and “Caption This!”

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40 Comments

1

Tim on December 20th, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Hold on just a minute while I get control of these balloons, and I will finish raising the American Flag on the top of the Main Street Emporium… ;-)

2

Robby on December 20th, 2011 at 1:18 pm

I love working on Main Street, but this isn’t what I had in mind when they asked me to work some OVER TIME!

3

Dana from NJ on December 20th, 2011 at 1:21 pm

“Is that ride included with park admission and do you need a fast pass?”

4

Stephen on December 20th, 2011 at 1:38 pm

Disneyland job posting:

Wanted:

5

Mary on December 20th, 2011 at 1:40 pm

Disney goes that extra ‘step’ to assure there are Hidden Mickeys EVERYWHERE at Disneyland!

6

Stephen on December 20th, 2011 at 1:40 pm

Disneyland job posting

Wanted: Disneyland Main Street Balloon vendor, must wear heavy shoes.

7

Eric on December 20th, 2011 at 1:55 pm

“I’m ALL right, I’m O-kay!…”

8

Morgan from NJ on December 20th, 2011 at 2:11 pm

A little known fact is that Mr. Bill worked part-time at Disneyland as a balloon vendor.

9

Timothy on December 20th, 2011 at 2:20 pm

Houston, we have a problem.

10

Dan on December 20th, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Who says Pixie Dust is the only way to get to Neverland? :P

11

Angela on December 20th, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Let’s go fly a… balloon? I guess balloons were cheaper than kites

12

Bridgette from NY on December 20th, 2011 at 2:42 pm

A young John Lasseter in the crowd:

“Hmmmm, I have an idea for a movie…”

13

Cindy on December 20th, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Quick the Dummy, I mean Cast Member is going to fly away….

14

Kevin from FL on December 20th, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Carl Fredricksen: “Who untied these from the Emporium?!!”

15

Tyrone on December 20th, 2011 at 3:21 pm

Do you mind holding these while I tie my shoe?

16

Derrick on December 20th, 2011 at 4:21 pm

Gonzo, eat your heart out!

17

Derrick on December 20th, 2011 at 4:21 pm

So that’s where they got the idea for Soarin’.

18

Jessica from NY on December 20th, 2011 at 4:33 pm

How do you think Mary Poppins started out?!?!?

19

Brian from CA on December 20th, 2011 at 5:46 pm

Now this is the picture that Pixar used for UP.

20

Steven on December 20th, 2011 at 5:50 pm

An early screen test for “Up”.

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Erik on December 20th, 2011 at 6:34 pm

“Escape from Gilligan’s Island!”

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Dean on December 20th, 2011 at 8:28 pm

Uhhhh… Mr. Fredricksen!!! Wanna earn the assisting the youth badge?

23

serena on December 20th, 2011 at 9:14 pm

this might be a good movie idea lets keep it on the back burner!!!

24

ANGEL on December 21st, 2011 at 2:38 am

“what I do to get into Disneyland Free”

25

Colleen from VA on December 21st, 2011 at 7:44 am

“aw crap….I am so getting fired for this.”

26

Richard on December 21st, 2011 at 9:19 am

Oh, no! Maleficent is getting away! Somebody stop here before she hits the parking lot!

27

Chris on December 21st, 2011 at 9:27 am

“Adventure is out there!”

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Terry from CA on December 21st, 2011 at 10:14 am

Carried away with excitement..

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Aaron on December 21st, 2011 at 10:28 am

“HELP MEEEE!”

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David from UT on December 21st, 2011 at 8:40 pm

Billy did it again…..call the coast guard. He usually ends up at sea.

31

Rex on December 26th, 2011 at 4:23 pm

“I’ve got a bad feeling about this…” ;-)

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Amanda on December 26th, 2011 at 5:52 pm

To infinity AND BEYOND!!

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robert on December 27th, 2011 at 7:58 am

“Hey, I bet if we attatch more of these we could make a house go UP!” <— maybe the future writer of the story UP! was a child at Disneyland that day! :)

34

Trish on December 27th, 2011 at 4:42 pm

Mr. Fredrickson would be proud! (see: UP)

35

Wayne from CA on December 27th, 2011 at 8:40 pm

Coming In 1962: Our 1st F-Ticket Ride!

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Rochelle on December 28th, 2011 at 11:45 pm

I think I was there that day … was 6 years old

37

Daniel Charles on December 31st, 2011 at 3:11 am

JIMMINY — DON’T LET GO !!!!!

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m on January 1st, 2012 at 12:58 pm

“Casey would fly with the help of balloons while the band played on!!” Sung to the tune of “Casey woud waltz with the Strawberry Blond.”

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Robert from SK on January 7th, 2012 at 8:21 pm

“If the boss finds out I’ve lost these, he’ll KILL me!”

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Jane on January 8th, 2012 at 11:20 am

There’s gotta be an easier way to put the star on top of that Christmas tree!

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