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Disney Parks Blog Time Capsule: August 2012

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Four years ago this month, we were exploring the newly opened Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure park, while also looking back at Disneyland park history. Here are some of the stories we brought you in August 2012.

Meet Officer Calvin Blue at Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland Resort
In August 2012, Buena Vista Street had only been open for a short time so we brought you a series of videos introducing readers to the colorful citizens of this new area of Disney California Adventure park. In this video, we met Officer Calvin Blue and learned about his job as well as his not-so-secret crush…

Then and Now: Lafitte’s Anchor at Disneyland Park

Then and Now: Lafitte’s Anchor at Disneyland Park
We got a look at Lafitte’s Anchor – a “relic” from the pirate ship commanded by Jean Lafitte in the battle of New Orleans now found in New Orleans Square at Disneyland park.

Animating the Disney Parks: Claude Coats

Animating the Disney Parks: Claude Coats
Remembering legendary Disney animators and artists who became the first Imagineers in our “Animating the Disney Parks” series, we looked back at the amazing career of Disney Legend Claude Coats.