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2719 HYPERION: Borrow a Polaroid Camera, Free*

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Polaroid operated a Camera Center on Main Street USA from 1979 to 1984 (GAF from 1971 to 1977, Kodak 1984 to 1989. In 1989 it was incorporated into the Main Street Confectionery). GAF and Polaroid sponsored the Guides to the Magic Kingdom, paperback booklets listing each attraction, shop and restaurant in the Magic Kingdom. Prime space was dedicated to advertising the film products and offering handy tips on taking great photographs.

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2719 HYPERION: The Art Corner: "How to Draw Jiminy Cricket"

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I don't think it's enough to overcome my complete lack of artistic skill, but I love these "how to draw" booklets.

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CD Review: Poppin's Guitars: A Tuneful of Sherman

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This is an amazing and beautiful collection of songs by the Sherman Brothers played on acoustic guitar by some of the most talented guitarists in the world.

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2719 HYPERION: Make a Wish on Wishing Stars

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We have long been a fan of the work of Greg Maletic. We have in the past featured Greg's beautiful attraction posters here on 2719 Hyperion, and also happily referred readers to his well-written, insightful articles on Laughing Place. Greg just recently unveiled his latest project: Wishing Stars, a Disneyland GPS-based game that is now available for the iPhone.

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2719 HYPERION: Vinyl Magic: The First Official Album

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The guys at 2719 Hyperion remind us of the first Official Album of Disney theme park music. Great photos.

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2719 HYPERION: Shake a Tail With the Swamp Boys

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The Swamp Boys were in fact one of the featured acts in America Sings, an attraction that debuted in Disneyland in 1974. It combined the humorous show dynamic of the Country Bears with the mechanics of the Carousel of Progress building to pay homage to the history of American popular music.

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2719 HYPERION: Long Ago Magic Along 31st Street in Kansas City

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A fantastic collection of information, photos, and tidbits regarding Walt's own Kansas City.

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2719 HYPERION: EPIC MICKEY

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"The November Game Informer just arrived and it has one of the most beautiful covers I have seen in a long time. The front- and back-cover spread promotes one of the most anticipated Disney video games since Kingdom Hearts for the Playstation 2. Warren Spector (Deus Ex, Wing Commander and System Shock) is the creative force behind the game. Epic Mickey is described as an action/platformer. It is also a Wii exclusive."

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2719 HYPERION: 13 Tombstones: Brother Claude

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In a fun series about Haunted Mansion tombstones, 2719 Hyperion highlights a tombstone for Brother Claude -- representing Claude Coates, an early Disneyland Imagineer.

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2719 HYPERION: 13 Tombstones: Wathel R. Bender

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Another great tombstone in the series of Haunted Mansion "who were they" tombstones. Wathel Rogers was a long time veteran of the Animation Department before moving to WED Enterprises in the mid-1950s. Initially part of the model department, Rogers' true calling emerged when Wat Disney drafted him for his now famous "Project LittleMan" which was the genesis of the development of audio-animatronics.

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2719 HYPERION: 13 Tombstones: Francis Xavier

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Our 13th and final tombstone is dead-icated to X. Atencio. (The "X" standing for Xavier.) He joined the Disney Studio in 1938 and worked on numerous animated features through the 1950s.

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2719 HYPERION: Book Review: Disneyand's Early Years

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The book is a slim 70 pages and is filled with crystal-clear black & white images from pre-opening to 1959. One of Mell's specialties was aerial photos and the book is filled with aerial shots of every land at Disneyland.

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Book Review: The Art of Walt Disney World | 2719 Hyperion

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The Art of Walt Disney World Resort by Jeff Kurrti and Bruce Gordon. 2009. 139 pp. Theme Park Exclusive.

Jeff and Bruce have worked together on many projects about Disney. The Art of Walt Disney World Resort is one of the best; not only is it one of the best books they have collaborated on, but it is one of the best works on Walt Disney World.

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2719 HYPERION: Freeze Frame! Monsters, Inc.

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During one of the final scenes of Monsters, Inc., you get a glimpse of the Astro-Jets poster hanging above the child's bed. Of course, this is a pre-1964 poster. This kid must really be into Vintage Disneyland or his parents kept it for him. Or maybe he found it on Ebay!

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2719 HYPERION: Doctor Who?

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A few weeks ago, we featured artwork from the upcoming Wii-exclusive video game, Epic Mickey. One of the featured villains in the game is going to be Dr. XXX from the 1933 Mickey short, The Mad Doctor, which can be found on Walt Disney Treasures - Mickey Mouse in Black and White. This piece looks at the animated short and talks about the doctor's other video game appearance.

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