Tag Archives: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mister Toad

Happy Thursday Main Streeters. We continue our journey through Walt’s Vault and connect the dots of past and present. This week we look at the final packaged film that came out of the 40’s; The Adventures of Ichabod and Mister Toad, and how they are still a major part of Walt Disney World and Disneyland. If Ichabod and Mister Toad sound familiar to you, you may just be a Disney history buff. If you’ve ever g Continue Reading

Gone But Not Forgotten: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them – Walt Disney As one of the Magic Kingdom’s opening day attractions, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride was modeled after the Disneyland version with one difference; two separate boarding areas which allowed the vehicles to travel on separate tracks. This created a slightly different ride and scenes to pas through depending on the boarding location. If bo Continue Reading

Remembering Lauren Bacall at Disney Parks

This week we lost movie legend Lauren Bacall.  George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort put out a blog about Lauren and her visits to Disney and how she inspired one Disney character. This week we learned of the passing of legendary actress Lauren Bacall. The award-winning star of stage and screen who rose to fame in the film noir dramas of the 1940s was reportedly one of the femme fatales from Continue Reading