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Pleasure Island Construction Update: Club Demolition, D-Street Star Wars Vinylmation, AMC Renovation – Photos and Video (Now in HD)

Hi everyone!

We went to Downtown Disney today to take a look at the demolition of the clubs, as well as see the AMC construction during the day. Our first stop was Pleasure Island (below, left). Many of the buildings have remained unchanged, including the BET Club (below, right).

An original Pleasure Island sign is in the foreground (below, left) while looking at Motion (the first club to be demolished). The Rock ‘n Roll Beach Club is poised to be next (below, right).

I remember when the Rock ‘n Roll Beach Club (below, left) had a roller skating rink in it! Motion (below, right) was once the Fireworks Factory and then the Wildhorse Saloon before becoming a more trendy dance club.

Click HERE for photos of these clubs in their glory days.

Looking up at the clubs (below, left), and then a view from Fulton’s Crab House (below, right).

Video Update – Pleasure Island Construction Update 01/10/11 – Video from Pleasure Island today, where the Rock and Roll Beach Club and Motion nightclubs are being torn down. (Motion exterior is halfway down). You can see the Adventurer’s Club, Comedy Warehouse and more as well.

We stopped at D-Street (below, left) while it was raining and found some nice new merchandise! Elliot and Pete from Pete’s Dragon are one of the new sets (below, right). For video of D-Street when it first opened (with even more Adventurers Club props) please click HERE.

The Star Wars Vinylmation figures took a little extra time to come out, but they will be for sale this week (below left and right). We had gotten Star Wars Vinylmation postcards when at Star Wars Celebration V during the summer.

Lando Calrissian (below, left) fell into the back of the case. Peter Pan and Mushu (below left and right) are two of the new smaller Vinylmation figures.

I’m planning to get Dreamfinder with Figment figure soon as I love the classic Epcot Center attraction, Journey Into Imagination (below, left). There will be a Star Wars Vinylmation signing (below, right) at D-Street this Thursday at midnight.

AMC Pleasure Island will have Fork & Screen theaters later this year, where food is delivered to the seats. Construction has started in that area of the theater (below left and right).

Signs telling about the dine-in theaters are posted on the construction walls (below, left).

After a rainy day, it was a beautiful evening (below, left), as we took another boat ride to take photos of Pleasure Island (below, right).

Alternate views of the Motion Club demolition from the water taxi (below, left and right)

You can see into the windows of the Rock ‘n Roll Beach Club as it gets ready for demolition (below left). The wooden staircase still looks pretty solid (below, right).

I understand that this area will be a park of some kind with views of the waterway.

The new Downtown Disney guide map (just released Jan 1st) does not include the Rock ‘n Roll Beach Club or Motion Club buildings but interestingly does still show the Adventurers ClubComedy Warehouse and BET Soundstage (below, left). A closer look of the map features a walled in park looking area titled “For Future Enjoyment” (below, right).

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

Latest Release – The Splendor of the Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resorts!

Jeff Lange Experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions

Jeff Lange brings you this latest DVD in a series that features one-of-a-kind Disney experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions.

Experience the splendor of the holiday season at the following Walt Disney World resorts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Bonus: Walt Disney World Dolphin and Walt Disney World Swan.

Running Time: 66 min

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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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Remember 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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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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