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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Dec. 20, 2009

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

Cast members worldwide mourned the loss of Roy E. Disney this week. He was a Disney Legend who played an important role in many of our lives. We shared some images you may have missed in our “Remembering Roy E. Disney” post.

Remembering Roy E. Disney

Also this week, we announced the return of Captain EO at Disneyland Resort. Heather Hust Rivera confirmed that the classic musical spectacular will return for an exclusive, limited engagement at Disneyland park beginning in February 2010. Here are some of our other most popular posts of the week:

Top 10 Proposal Ideas at Disney — December is the busiest month of the year for proposals, so Korri McFann shared some tips about the top 10 places to propose at Disney.

One-of-a-Kind Disney Instruments to Benefit Music Education — we offered a first look at one-of-a-kind Disney artwork — one of several instruments designed and painted to benefit music education in schools.

Holiday Fireworks — Valarie Sukovaty shared a holiday tradition that she began last year: watching “Believe…in Holiday Magic” fireworks at Disneyland park.

Congas, Zendrum Create Unique Holiday Music at Disney’s Animal Kingdom — We featured a five-piece percussion band called The Village Beatniks.

Lincoln: Looking Back and Moving Forward — We posted new video of the figure being programmed.

Did you miss it? Davy Crockett’s Window in Frontierland — Have you seen the window in Frontierland dedicated to Fess Parker, the man known to millions of baby-boomers as legendary frontiersman Davy Crockett?

Zooming Down Main Street, U.S.A. — Walt Disney World Photographer Gene Duncan shares a castle image that’s “a little different” than you usually see.

Snow-Capped Mountains Behind Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle — Paul Hiffmeyer, the chief photographer at the Disneyland Resort, captured an amazing photo of the Castle.


  • I received a hand written letter from Mr. Roy Disney a few years ago and today that letter is framed in my Home. Thanks Roy for all you did at the Disney Company.

  • very sad week

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