Welcome to Theme Park Insider! Join the community or log in
Theme Park Insider
Facebook Twitter YouTube Email Newsletter

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This discussion has been archived, and is not accepting additional responses.

How to save money on a Disney World trip

Saving money at Disney World

Insider's Pick: You can afford that Walt Disney World family vacation of your dreams. Get started with 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World, a great guide to planning an affordable trip to the Vacation Capital of the World. Why wait? The sooner you start saving, the sooner you and your family will be enjoying your vacation!

Get it! In paperback | For Kindle | For iBooks