Today In Disney History ~ July 8th
The Legend of the Lion King show opened in 1994 in the Magic Kingdom, and was a stage show that retold the movie’s story using life size puppets. It replaced the 3-D movie Magic Journeys that opened in 1987 and closed in 1993. The show used puppet and animation and told Simba’s story. When the show closed some of the puppets were were sent to the Walt Disney Studios Park in Paris for the show Animagique.
TMSM Today in Graphic by Sherry Rinaldi DeHart, additional image courtesy of Disney Parks Blog
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