September 14, 2009

Disneyland Time-Lapse (1954-55)

“Archival footage of the Disneyland’s birth. Using time-lapse and traditional eye-in-the-sky photography, this is a dazzling piece of history, presenting how the fearless construction crews had Disneyland up and running in just under a year. Again: just under a year. commentary by Tony Baxter, Ed Hobleman, and Walter Magnuson, who discuss the frantic construction of the park. Courtesy of Walt’s persnickety insistence to document everything.”

Initial Setup

Various Setups

Main Street Camera 1

Main Street Camera 2

Main Street Camera 3

Tomorrowland Camera 1

Fantasyland Camera 1

Adventureland Camera 1

Frontierland Camera 2

Tomorrowland Camera 2

“Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”
-Walt Disney, 1901-1966

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