Governor Haydon Burns introduces our "new neighbor" Walt Disney. Uses clips from Disney TV and movies and scenes from the California park to introduce Florida to its newest theme park. Also uses scenes of Disney-created exhibits at the New York World's Fair. Shows color/sound footage of Orlando press conference announcing Disney World. Shows how Disneyland benefited Anaheim, California, economically. Includes testimonials in favor of Disney from Dick Pope of Cypress Gardens, Lamar Allen of the Florida Travel Council, William Johnson of FDC, Tom Pinta of Busch Gardens, and Leonard Hutchinson of Miracle Strip Council. Produced by FDC.
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