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Star Tours D23 Final Flight at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom Fantasyland Update – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

After a terrific night a few weeks ago at the Last Tour to Endor, Star Tours really (really!) shut down yesterday with a D23 ” Star Tours Final Flight” event. We also enjoyed a few extra rides on the attraction, being in one of the simulators that was the last trip to Endor for regular park guests (many D23 members were also there as well). This X-Wing Fighter is used in Star Wars Weekends, and the pilot posed for photos throughout the event (below, left). The giant flight information screen (below, right) promises forthcoming adventures to Hoth, Tatooine and Dagobah

A Starspeeder 3000 (below, left) will be replaced with the Starspeeder 1000. During the D23 event, Stormtroopers kept watch – even riding with us! (below, right).

Video #1 – Star Tours Final Flight 9/7/10 – Star Tours Final Flight, Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Pre Boarding activities.

We were told that the hostess in the Star Tours video (below, left) is Jenifer Lewis, who provided the voice for Mama Odie in The Princess and the Frog. The IMDB also lists her as the actress here. D23 members share a laugh (below, right) and take photos on the last flight.

One of the three Stormtroopers in our ride vehicle sat in front of us (below, right). They barely let me get out of the area unscathed after the ride! (below, right).

Video #2 – D23 Star Tours Final Flight 9/7/10 Disney’s Hollywood Studios with Stormtroopers – We were not only at the D23 Star Tours final flight but also the Last Tour to Endor final flight that night (we have full video from the evening HERE), This is the last ride ever (there were 6 simulators going at the same time), we had 3 Stormtroopers in our car.

Stormtroopers (below, left) pose for one more photo as they let us know (in no uncertain terms!) that it was time to go. Star Tours cast members close the doors to guests one last time (below, right).

Star Tours cast members pose with Stormtroopers and Barry from D23 (below, left). The Stormtroopers gathered again around the X-Wing Fighter and it’s pilot (below, right).

A lone Stormtrooper stands guard at the Crossroads of the World (below, left). The group of Stormtroopers form a line for a photo before they end their shift (below, right).

Over at the Magic Kingdom, the sign is up for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (below, left). There aren’t any dates on the sign this year like normal. Pumpkins have been added to the front of the Main Street USA Railroad Station (below, right).

We didn’t expect to see Mickey’s Toontown Fair again decorated for the holidays, but a reprieve was made for it this year and Halloween decorations are now up! (below, left). Minnie’s house has it’s pumpkin situated in the front yard (below, right).

Red and black cards from Alice in Wonderland are part of the decorations on the “Treat Trail” that will be part of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! (below left and right)

We rode Dumbo The Flying Elephant (below, left) for another soaring view above Fantasyland (below, right).

A lot of work is going on behind the wall, and we are looking forward to seeing the progress! (below left and right)

Video #3 – Fantasyland Construction from Dumbo 9/7/10 Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World – This is Fantasyland Construction shot from Dumbo 9/7/10 at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom – To avoid getting dizzy we suggest using the pause frequently 🙂

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

Latest Release – 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.

Remember Halloween 2009 (2003-2008 Also Available):

Jeff Lange’s Trick or Treat 6 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2009)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2009 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World!

Featuring: Alice & Mad Hatters Treat Party, TheHeadless Horseman, Mickey’s Boo-to-You 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 – 5 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2008) – Click HERE

Remember Christmas 2009 (2006-2008 & Classics Also Available):

Jeff 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

For more information or to purchase this item,

please click HERE.

Also available: a full range of Holiday Titles from Disneyland and Walt Disney World HERE!

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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.