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Christmas at Downtown Disney, Rock and Roll Beach Club and Motion Ready for Demolition, Walt Disney World Freeze – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

We visited Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World to take photos of the Christmas decorations and displays, including this one of Mickey, Donald, Pluto and Goofy (below, left). The freeze protective coverings on the plants look like snow! (below, right)

This whimsical Christmas tree (below, left) at the Marketplace includes a variety of toys (below, right). Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head and the games Sorry and Scrabble are included in the toy and game themed tree!

Snowmen make a great photo opportunity (below, left). Santa Mickey pours water into the festive fountain (below, right).

Deer stand outside of the building where Santa meets guests (below, left). Santa Claus arrives for one of his stints (below, right).

Video #1 – Christmas at Downtown Disney, Florida – Including Santa Claus! 12/14/10 – Christmas at Downtown Disney, FL. Footage includes holiday decorations, freeze protected plants, and the one and only Santa Claus!

Mickey’s Pantry (below, left) is the setting for the new Spice and Tea Exchange shop – it sits in the corner, and has a lot of unique spices and teas (below, right). Many of them I’d never heard of before.

The Spice and Tea Exchange (below, left) has been in the location a couple  of weeks, and business seems to be doing well. Heading back outside, the moon was visible over the Genie’s shoulder at The World of Disney store (below, right).

Inside the World of Disney, Lumiere (below, left) and the Genie (below, right) are dressed for the holidays!

We stopped by Pleasure Island and took photos of the clubs that will be demolished.  I have many pictures from days gone by, including of the former Motion Club, which was previously a Levy Restaurants called The Fireworks Factory (below, left) – it closed in 1997, and the Wildhorse Saloon (below, right) before that – it closed in 2001 after a 3 year run. I enjoyed The Fireworks Factory and Wildhorse Saloon but never spent much time in Motion.

The door to the Wildhorse Saloon featured this Cowboy horse (below, left). I remember that the Wildhorse did keep one thing the same from it’s former Fireworks Factory days. The men’s room featured one way glass at a very interesting placement. It was always fun to have people wave like they could see inside. The final incarnation of the location Motion (below, right) was strictly a dance club.

The Motion club – along with the Rock & Roll Beach Club – is behind walls and looks ready for demolition (below left and right).

The Rock n Roll Beach Club was a rock-themed dance club that closed on February 2nd, 2008. Before that, it was the XZFR Rockin’ Rollerdrome (below, left). My sister and I enjoyed skating there! (below, right). I guess a nightclub that served alcohol was not the best mix with rollerskating but the views were great out the back and there was live bands playing Disney Channel type music at night.

Photos of the Rock n Roll Beach Club (below left and right), during it’s heydey.

We took photos of the Rock n Roll Beach Club building from Pleasure Island (below, left) and from the water (below, right).

The stairs are visible inside (below, left). It will be sad to see the clubs torn down! (below, right).

Video #2 – Downtown Disney Boat Ride, Rock & Roll Beach Club and Motion Ready for Demolition 12-14-10 – Video of the boat ride at Downtown Disney, including footage of the soon-to-be-demolished Motion and Rock & Roll Beach Club.

We stopped at Raglan Road and enjoyed the Christmas theming! Santa looks like he’s laying on the moon (below, left) and a beautiful tree graces the lobby (below, right).

The Dickens Carolers were entertaining an audience on the West Side with songs such as “Jolly Old St. Nicholas” (below left and right).

Video #3 – Downtown Disney Dickens Carolers Jolly Old St. Nicholas 12/14/10 – The Dickens Carolers sing “Jolly Old St. Nicholas” at Downtown Disney’s West Side (WDW).

For more great photos, please check out MouseSteps latest update HERE!

All New Holiday Treat 2010 DVD – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 2010 (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2010)

Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this new DVD featuring the 2010 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World.

Features yearly favorites such as: “Cinderella’s Holiday Wish (Castle Lighting)“, “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade“, “Holiday Wishes Fireworks – Celebrate the Spirit of the Season“, “Celebrate the Season Show“, Very Merry Party Scenes, and much more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Get ready for Christmas at Disneyland and Walt Disney World:

We offer a full range of Holiday Titles from Disneyland and Walt Disney World Including Epcot’s Lights of Winter HERE! (Click covers below for more information).

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Remember Christmas 2009

Holiday Treat 09 copyJeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 09 (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2009)

Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this new DVD featuring the 2009 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World.

Features yearly favorites such as: “Cinderella’s Holiday Wish (Castle Lighting)“, “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade“, “Holiday Wishes Fireworks – Celebrate the Spirit of the Season“, “Celebrate the Season Show” special holiday decor, and much more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Latest Release – Halloween Time at Disneyland (Mickey’s Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Trick or Treat (Mickey’s Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2010 Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

Featuring: Spooky Halloween Party Scenes, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Mickey’s Costume Party Cavalcade, Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy, Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies Fireworks, Haunted Mansion Holiday and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Halloween Titles (Including Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2010) – Click HERE

More Halloween Fun (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party’s 2003 – 2010 Available)

Jeff Lange’s Trick or Treat 7 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2010 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World!

Featuring: Alice & Mad Hatters Treat Party, TheHeadless Horseman, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Villains Mix and Mingle, Not So Scary Party Scenes, Haunted Mansion at Midnight and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Trick or Treat vol 1 – 6 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2009) – Click HERE

Disney Theme Park Seasonal Celebrations (Including “Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies” from Disneyland)

Jeff Lange Experiences: Disney Theme Park Seasonal Celebrations

Jeff Lange brings you this latest DVD in a series that features one-of-a-kind experiences that you can only find in the Disney theme parks!

Features: Happy Easter Parade (Magic Kingdom, 2010), Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky (Magic Kingdom, 2010), Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies (Disneyland, 2009), Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade (Animal Kingdom, 2009), “Let There Be Peace On Earth” Fireworks Finale (Epcot, 2009) and Lights, Camera, Happy New Year! Fireworks Spectacular (Disney’s Hollywood Studios, 2009)

Running Time: 66 Min

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Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010:

Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010 (Featuring SpectroMagic, Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show, Main Street Electrical Parade and more!)

Jeff Lange brings the grandeur of Spectromagic, the brilliance of the Main Street Electrical Parade, and the dazzling display of the Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show to your door with Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010.

Featurers: SpectroMagic (Final showing of the season 06/05/10), Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show (Premiere 06/06/10), Main Street Electrical Parade (Premiere 06/06/10) plus, BONUS: “Top of the World” Fireworks Viewing (2010)!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Vintage Disney-MGM Studios:

Jeff Lange Remembers: Disney-MGM Studios Classics – Vol 1

Jeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to experience the early years of the Disney-MGM Studios. This first volume in a series features the following vintage footage:

Studios Entrance Scenes (1989-1992), Here Come The Muppets (1991), Soundstage Restaurant (1992), The Studio Showcase (1992), Star Today Ceremony (1992), The Great Movie Ride (1991) and more!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange’s Disney-MGM Studios Parade Classics – 20th Anniversary Collectors Edition DVD

Wishes Fireworks – All Versions!

Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Wishes DVD

Jeff Lange takes you to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom to experience the best of all the “Wishes” nighttime fireworks spectaculars!

Features: Wishes – A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Holiday Wishes – Celebrate The Spirit of the Season plus Bonus: Magic, Music & Mayhem Fireworks!

Running Time: 61 Min

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Walt Disney World Vintage Footage:

Jeff Lange DVD Presents: Bob Welbaum’s Walt Disney World 1986 DVD

Jeff Lange turns back the clock to 1986, where you will experience Walt Disney World through the eyes of Disneyana documentarian Bob Welbaum. This incredible vintage footage includes select narration from Mr. Welbaum, who shot this video before recording was commonplace.

Walt Disney World 1986 contains clips from the following: Walt Disney World Resorts, Original Disney Shopping Village, Epcot Center, Discovery Island, Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon and much more!

Running Time: 65 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics and Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Disneyland Vintage Footage (5 Volumes Available):

Jeff Lange Remembers Disneyland Classics Vol 5

Jeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to experience classic Disneyland attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following:

Aladdin’s Royal Caravan (1993), Disneyland Railroad(1992) including the burning settlers cabin, Big Thunder Ranch and more, Beauty and the Beast Show (1993),Pinocchio’s Daring Journey (1993), Alice in Wonderland (1993) andFantasy in the Sky Fireworks (1993)!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Disneyland Classics Volume 1 – 4.

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