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Vintage Walt Disney World: Hollywood Scoops Opens

Nate Rasmussen

by , Librarian, Walt Disney Archives

I scream. You scream. But it’s usually on the The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror when at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, right? Not today, kids. I’m talking about my favorite food that’s always worth screaming about – ice cream.

Vintage Walt Disney World: Hollywood Scoops Opens

It wasn’t until today in 1999 that Hollywood Scoops started dishing up the delicious stuff (chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and fat-free, sugar-free vanilla) to guests visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Sunset Boulevard. Here’s a look at Sunset Boulevard just prior to opening in 1994, without the scoop shop on the corner.

Sunset Blvd., at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Just Prior to Opening in 1994

Never passing up an opportunity to do some on-the-job research, I forced myself to head out to Hollywood Scoops last week with my friend Patrick in order to refresh our memories of the ice cream offerings they have there. Final verdict: delicious.

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  • You had to FORCE yourself to eat ice cream?!

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