Here is the first of a multi part WDW Adventureland and Frontierland history series. It made sense to produce a video showing the history of these 2 attractions since they are both connected, and indeed exist, due to the third attraction also featured in the video – the never built Thunder Mesa and Western River Expedition.
Beginning in the late 60`s see the designs and proposals in detail for Thunder Mesa and its 2 E Tickets, Western River Expedition and Big Thunder Railroad. Follow the plots and concepts of both rides, plus the Mountain, before arriving in 1971 and the reasons behind and the designs of Pirates of the Caribbean. Following this is a full concepts, layout and construction section of the Orlando version, followed by a full multi angle enhanced and remastered edit of the 1973 ride with a new stereo source audio/clean live audio mix. Next, see the history and design of Caribbean Plaza and then jump forward 5 years for the reasons behind and full concept and construction coverage of Big Thundermountain Railroad – and how Western River was nearly built again.
Follow the design and layout of Big Thundermountain, and take a multi angle trip aboard the wildest ride in the wilderness. Next, follow the changes made to both attractions since 1973 and 1980, then see what took place in Pirates of the Caribbean during its major 2006 refurb. This is followed by a full multi angle, stereo source/clean live audio mix ride of the current attraction including full queue coverage. Finally, take a tour of modern day Caribbean Plaza, see the additions made for The Pirates League, what parts of Thunder Mesa were actually used and finish with a night time ride on Big Thundermountain.
85 minutes long.
A look at the history if the Rivers and their shoreline, with The Admiral Joe Fowler, Richard F Irvine and the Liberty Belle. A full cruise around Tom Saywers Island with it`s history, and the Mike Fink Keel Boats and Explorer Canoes. All with source audio and footage from 1971 to the present day.
WDW Railroad; the 1989, 1990 and 1991 journeys, with the old Tomorrowland, no Splash Mountain, and live “Walt Disney World Express” and “Mickeys Birthdayland Express” songs. Plus the 1991-2 backward ride from MSUSA to Starland.
by admin on Sep.06, 2005, under Disneyland, Disneyland Park (Paris), Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Resort Paris, Frontierland, Frontierland, Frontierland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disney, Tokyo Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Westernland
The Story of the Thundermountains – focussing on DLP`s, but with the history of them all and ridethrus of Anaheim, Orlando and Tokyo too.
History of the site, concepts and construction, Frontierland Railroad Station 1990 and 1992, queue area, full multi camera ridethru with totally remixed source audio – using the individual master loop tracks from each scene!