Governor Haydon Burns Walt Disney Press Conference

232405
Date
November 15, 1965
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with the arrival by limousine of Gov. Burns and Walt Disney at the Cherry Plaza Hotel (no sound). Gov. Burns introduces Walt and Roy Disney and Walt tells of their enthusiasm toward the new Disney facility in Florida. They indicate that the initial investment will top California, saying that the facility is in the planning stage and will take three years to open. Gov. Burns mentions working out tax questions. Disney will not reveal plans, but mentions market surveys that played a part in the choice of Florida as the location. More aspects are discussed, including the number of tourists, vehicle traffic and roads, and Disney's impact on Florida.
Video Details
18:45; B&W; sound; CA181, s.828
Walt Disney World (Fla.)

Disney: Yesterday and Tomorrow

232421
Date
April 23, 1966
Collection
Video
Description
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.
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; BA155
Walt Disney World (Fla.)

DISNEY WORLD

252988
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:30; color; sound; V-8 DA011; S. 828
Description
In this film, Disney World is described as "your complete vacation destination." A mariachi band greets a monorail in the hotel lobby and then heads off to the Magic Kingdom. Produced by Walt Disney Productions. Copyright Walt Disney Productions.
Walt Disney World (Fla.)

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