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Buy It Now – Epcot Center Historical Collection, Classic Attractions, Shows and Pavilions

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We hope everyone is having a great summer and keeping cool. This month we are spotlighting classic Epcot Center by featuring our Epcot Center Historical Collection. For those that were able to experience early Epcot, these titles will bring back nostalgic memories of all the classic attractions, shows and pavilions. For new fans it’s a chance to experience the very best of vintage Epcot Center. Click the covers below for full information on each title.

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Buy it Now – Journey Into Imagination with Original Dreamfinder Ron Schneider: Exclusive Signed Edition

Join Ron Schneider as he chronicles his journey from the early days of Disneyland to his years at EPCOT Center’s Journey Into Imagination – including a previously unreleased ride-through of the classic original attraction!

The Ron Schneider Story (2012)

Listen as Ron tells of his first childhood visit to Disneyland on June 18th, 1955. As a young adult, he set his sights on a career in live themed performance, and worked for twelve years as a performer for Six Flags, Universal City Studios and Disney – where he realized his dream of performing for Wally Boag in Disneyland’s original Golden Horseshoe Revue. Then, with the opening of EPCOT Center in 1982, Ron took on the role that would define him: the original strolling Dreamfinder at Kodak’s Journey Into Imagination.

Ron shares in exciting detail the creative challenges he faced in bringing EPCOT Center’s only characters to vivid life. Anyone who’s a fan of Disney theme parks – or has ever held the dream of performing for an audience of millions – will enjoy these behind-the-scenes tales, told by a talented storyteller and theme park legend.

Journey Into Imagination with Commentary by Ron Schneider (1997)

Ron offers up his thoughts and remembrances while you watch this never-before-seen footage from the original Journey Into Imagination! View the iconic Imagination Pavilion fountains, the inside mural, the Dream Catcher ‘carousel’ and more as Ron shares his unique take on each area of the ride.

Journey Into Imagination (1997)

“One Little Spark” of imagination led to the creation of this attraction, which debuted in 1983, capturing the hearts and minds of Epcot guests. Enjoy this previously unreleased 1997 ride-through of the classic Journey Into Imagination. This version features the exterior, queue and complete ride including all of your favorite original scenes with Dreamfinder and Figment!

Relive these special memories year after year or experience the magic for the first time by purchasing a copy of “Journey Into Imagination with Original Dreamfinder Ron Schneider”.

Running Time: 70 Min

EXCLUSIVE SIGNED EDITION – Only available here, Ron has hand signed each copy in silver (available for a limited time only)

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Epcot’s Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure Preview – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

Epcot’s Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure Preview:

The new Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure has recently soft opened at Epcot and site partner MouseSteps was there! I also participated in the original testing of the Kim Possible Adventure in the fall of 2006 and present the following comparison set of photos. In the test version the sign-in station was in a revamped shop upstairs in Canada. There you watched a video that explained the adventure to follow.

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The new recruitment is now done at Innoventions (East or West), or along the path from Future World to World Showcase.

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The actual adventure in the testing version included two countries, France (below) and the United Kingdom. After completing these missions you were directed to the former Image works in the Imagination pavilion for a final battle with Drakken.

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The new version features seven possible missions taking place around World Showcase, using seven of the pavilions (Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Japan, France and United Kingdom).

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The test version’s big payoff was the rare chance to see the inside of the long closed Image Works at the Imagination Pavilion (old friend Dreamfinder below). There are many twists to the new adventures, like the monkey rising from the water (below right, in China).

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For full coverage of this great new Epcot addition featuring many more photos from the all-new adventure plus the original test version from 2006, please visit MouseSteps.com later this weekend!

Epcot’s Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure – China Mission Video 1SPOILERS:

This is the beginning of one of the two “Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure” China Missions.

To continue your mission please click the following links: Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4! We also have some cool clips from the Germany mission here: Clip 1, Clip 2, and Clip 3.

Latest DVD Release:

magic-kingdom-wishes-cover1Jeff 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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As always, if you want to request a future DVD idea, Photo Memory topic or comment on anything, just drop me a line at suggestions@JeffLangeDVD.com.

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Buy it Now – Jeff Lange Remembers Epcot’s Journey Into Imagination 25th Anniversary Collectors Edition 2-Disc Set – Free Shipping Qualifier

jefflangedvd_journey_into_imaginationJeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to celebrate Epcot’s 25th Anniversary. This fifth in a series, features the Future World classic attraction Journey Into Imagination, Presented by Kodak.

Disc One:

Journey Into Imagination presented by Kodak (1993)

This incredible video was recorded with an audio mixer and two microphones to capture the main narration plus the sounds of the background audio effects. Features full coverage of the exterior, que & load area plus all your favorite ride scenes.

The Image Works – Creative Playground of the Future (1992)

Walk thru the Sensor Rainbow Corridor and the Stepping Tones. Watch Figment demonstrate how to draw Dreamfinder’s beard on the Magic Palette video screens. Experience Dreamfinder’s blimp race, the pin tables and more.

Journey Into Imagination (1992)

This ride thru was recorded from a different perspective to capture alternate scenes not always noticed on the attraction.

The Image Works (1991)

The second floor is illuminated for nighttime presentation. Complete coverage of Figment’s Coloring Book, plus a brief look at Making Faces, Dreamfinder’s School of Drama and Figments Kaleidoscope.

Journey Into Imagination (1991)

This ride thru is the earliest recording available.

Photo Slideshow (1983-1998)

A photo montage of over sixty vintage images spanning over a decade of memories. The slideshow features the attraction itself and the original Image Works.

Bonus Ride Thru (1992)

Features close-up footage of Figment & Dreamfinder on the Dream Catcher.

Disc Two:

Journey Into Imagination Presented by Kodak (1995)

This was my final recording of the original version of the attraction.

Journey Into Your Imagination Presented by Kodak (1999)

Take a tour of the Imagination Institute before the official opening and be test subjects for the new invention, The Imagination Scanner. This recording features full coverage of the exterior, que & load area.

The Image Works (1999)

Preview the Kodak “What-If?” Labs before the official opening.

Journey Into Imagination with Figment Presented by Kodak (2006)

Join Figment & Dr. Nigel Channing for the Imagination Institute’s open house. Explore the five human senses: sight, sound, smell, touch and taste plus full coverage of the exterior, que & load area.

The Image Works (2006)

Tour the updated Kodak What-If? Labs featuring Figment’s Melody Maker.

Photo Slideshow (1999-2007)

Over One Hundred and forty Images featuring the new attraction, details of the upside down rooms, hidden Figments, the Image Works, Props, Figments place plus a rare look at the original second floor Image Works location as it exists today.

Celebrate Epcot’s 25th Anniversary year after year or experience the magic for the first time by purchasing “Jeff Lange Remembers Epcot’s Journey Into Imagination”.

Total Running Time: 134 Min

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