• Short Summary

    A filmic tour of Disneyland.

  • Description

    Disneyland, California, United States of America.

    Travelogue showing all the attractions available at Disneyland in 1968. "Main Street USA". Various street scenes as they might have been in days gone by. Pan American aircraft taxis past the camera. Narrator is asking what is stopping us taking a trip to Disneyland? Passengers disembark from the aircraft.

    Shots of the Rainbow Ridge mine train ride. Wild West setting, train travels through the sets. They are then taken on a "potted tour" of America's great National Parks including scenes representing the Everglades, Yellowstone and the living desert of Arizona.

    Pluto is seen riding on an open bus. He is joined by Goofy. Sleeping Beauty's Castle - various shots. Bunch of balloons are let loose in the sky. Moving shot of the fairground from a cable car and big wheel. Various views of the imitation Matterhorn. Monorail passes the mountain. "Flight to the Moon" ride - various shots of the ride. L/S of an attraction called "It's a Small World" - this song is heard on the soundtrack. Visitors watch the parade of model people.

    The submarine ride. Holiday makers climb aboard and we see some underwater footage of the delights in store for them on the ride. Flower market, lots of vegetables in baskets. Tourists buy flowers. Reconstruction of New Orleans - various street scenes and a Dixieland Jazz Band performing.

    Large boats travel along "The River of America", smaller boats travel through Disneyland's "Jungle Trip". Group of girls are seen dressed in old fashioned costumes. Various views of what they see along the riverbank - imitation elephants, lions, giraffes and rhinos etc. Scared explorers are hanging on to the branch of a tree whilst an irate Rhino stands guard at the bottom. Automatons represent African tribesmen dancing in the jungle.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:31:00 / 01:48:39:00
    CP 738

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