The recent talk about a possible Walt animatronic got me thinking about where in WDW Walt can already be "seen", in various forms. In what locations can we catch a glimpse of an image of Walt or a quote by Walt? Here's the list I came up with. Can you add any more to it?
Partners statue - Walt holding Mickey's Hand
Window on Main St, USA, just above the ice cream parlor
Roy & MInnie's statue - the dedication plaque tells us that WDW is a tribute to the philosophy and life of Walter Elias Disney
Caroussel of Progress - narrator talks about Walt and how this was his idea from start to finish
Disney Dreams Come True parade - a CM is playing Walt drawing Mickey Mouse while riding a bike
TTA - the Metro Retro historical society presents Walt's vision of the future community of tomorrow
American Adventure lobby - one of the quotes on the walls is by Walt
American Adventure film - Walt is seen briefly, possibly an episode of Disneyland
Honey I Shrunk the Audience - Walt is listed as a previous recipient of the Inventor of the Year award
Spaceship Earth - One of the three TVs the family is watching shows an episode of Disneyland with Tigers jumping on Walt's Desk
One Man's Dream (duh)
Stars & Motorcars Parade - the commentators mention him "With little more than $40 and a dream..."
*DISNEYLAND PASSHOLDER since 1999, attending regularly since 1987*
'94 - July, off-site
'96 - August, Orange Lake Country Club (off-site)
'98 - May, For Odyssey of the Mind World Finals: All-Star Sports
'98 - July/August, Orange Lake Country Club (off-site)
'00 - July/August, Orange Lake Country Club (off-site)
'05 - August, Orange Lake Country Club (off-site)
*An Orange Lake Country Owner (a RCI timeshare resort)
Oh a couple more in Disney/MGM:
Backlot Tour - the tourguide shows us Walt's personal plane that was used while scoping out locations for the Florida Project
Magic of Disney Animation - we see a recreation of Walt's office.
I think on the back of the floats of the Share A Dream Come True parade were "Hidden Walts"
More Beer? What For Nothing Helps... Get Me Five Dozen Eggs Instead
Imagination! Imagination! A Dream Can Be A Dream Come True With Just A Spark In Me And You
America, Keep On Flying Now. Keep Your Spirit Free, Facing New Frontiers
Cinderella CastleSpaceship EarthTree Of LifeEarful Tower
Window on Main Street, USA on the train station, viewable from outside the park.
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