Sign in or Join the Community!

1970’s Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom FL 8mm Family Film

Walt Disney World: 8mm Disney family film my Grandpa took in the 1970’s

From Chet Simmons
Posted January 3, 2014 at 3:28 PM
I’d like to share with Disney fans an 8mm Disney family film my Grandpa took in the’70’s : I’ve been there twice. Once in the 70’s after this was shot when they were building Epcot. And once in 1989. fwiw my next door neighbor growing up in Ohio has worked at NASA for 25yrs and has lived in Orlando since then. His wife designed street signs for Disney ; Here’s the film. 8mm has a certain quality to it. 1970’s Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom FL 8mm Family Film


Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.

From Anthony Murphy
Posted January 4, 2014 at 10:24 AM
Thats very neat!

From N B
Posted January 4, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Wow.... very cool.

From TH Creative
Posted January 5, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Outstanding! This is such an affirmation of Walt Disney World's permanence in American pop culture. About one minute into the film there's a girl playing the role of Alice from 'Alice In Wonderland.' Let's say she is 17 years old at the time of this film (which we might estimate to be around 1974 [?]). That would mean this woman would now be approaching her sixties.

Thanks for that look back through time.

From Brian Emery
Posted January 6, 2014 at 10:48 AM
At about 3:05 - I think I saw Robert walk by.. hahahhaha

This discussion has been archived, and is not accepting additional responses.

Most Popular U.S. Theme Parks

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Disneyland
Epcot
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney California Adventure
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Studios Florida
Universal Studios Hollywood

Popular International Parks

Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea
Disneyland Paris
Universal Studios Japan
Hong Kong Disneyland
Europa Park
Walt Disney Studios Paris
Efteling
Universal Studios Singapore

Features, News and Advice

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The Theme Park Insider Awards
What's Under Construction for 2015/6?
How to Stay Safe at a Theme Park

Books and Shirts

Theme Park Insider Visits Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Theme Park Insider Visits The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Stories from a Theme Park Insider Get Theme Park Insider Shirts and Hoodies

Archives

2015 · 2014 · 2013 · 2012 · 2011 · 2010 · 2009 · 2008 · 2007 · 2006 · 2005 (Dec 27-31) · 2005 (Jan-Dec 26) · 2004