Sorcery in the Sky Fireworks Blast Off

On this day in 1989, the Sorcery in the Sky fireworks debuted at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (then Disney-MGM Studios).  Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center submitted this blog to the Disney Parks Blog.

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This fireworks spectacular was directed by a 55-foot-tall inflatable Mickey Mouse who made a dramatic appearance atop the Chinese Theater and fired magical sparks from his giant index finger.

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Celebrating nearly 70 years of Hollywood cinema, this 10-minute show deployed over 300 fireworks shells and used musical excerpts from famous movies.



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One thought on “Sorcery in the Sky Fireworks Blast Off

  • May 29, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    This is what they had the first time I was there in 1990 – I LOVED it! The synchronization was awesome. I can’t say Fantasmic is my favorite, but I do remember these from back in the day!

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