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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Bob Gurr

Disney Legend, Bob Gurr, shares the fantastic stories of his life.

The Most Amazing Podcast with Disney Legend Bob Gurr and Featuring Tim Delaney

Welcome to one of the most exciting shows in the history of the Disney Avenue Podcast. Today’s guest is no stranger to the Disney community and has always been a man on the move....

DESIGN: Those Were The Times – No.26 1937 School Days – Then and Now

Beloved Disney Legend, Bob Gurr, shares his memories of school days past and compares them to today. We think you'll agree, this story is priceless.   Today's Wheel of Years has stopped at 1937, and off...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No. 12 – 1991 Fast Wireframe Design

Want to know how Disney Imagineering works? Disney legend, Bob Gurr, takes us back to his days working at Disneyland. He has spun the Wheel of Years and landed on 1991 to talk about...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures – African Safari – Banoka Part One

Today's Wheel of Adventures has stopped at a wild spot in 2014. This is part one of a four part series about my African safari. . .  so here we go! Many folks have a dream to...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times – No.17 1961 Soaring With the Birds

We have a treat for you today as Disney Imagineering Legend, Bob Gurr, takes to the clouds. Who says man can't fly, Bob can! Today's Wheel of Years stopped at 1961, so here we go....

Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.4, 2009 – Galapagos Islands

Of all the spectacular natural locations on planet earth, the Galapagos Islands are the most fascinating, mysterious, and educational. In May 2009 I enjoyed a week of exploring sea, land, and air filled with...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times – No.16 1955 Early Disneyland Managers

Let's go back to early Disneyland history with Imagineering legend Bob Gurr as he takes us on a journey to the inaugural year of Walt's original Magic Kingdom. There are many unsung heroes responsible for...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.19 – 1954 Cars, Clubs and Concours

Today's Wheel of Years stopped at 1954, so here we go. Starting in 1951 I wrote and illustrated a few books with Dan Post, a close friend of Walt Disney's zany animator Ward Kimball. Both were...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.9 2014 Amalfi and Pompeii

MiceChat's June 2014 Mediterranean Magic Cruise organized by Teresa Cory of Fairy Godmother Travel set sail from the fabulous port of Barcelona in the autonomous Catalonia community of Spain. After a relaxing first day at sea, the...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times – No.24 1943 Movie Stars and Paper Routes

Today's Wheel of Years has stopped at 1943, so here we go. In the movie, Saving Mr. Banks, Walt Disney, played by Tom Hanks, tries to convince author P.L.Travers to allow Disney to make...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times – No.18 1946 Futuristic Cars Arrive

Bob Gurr was hired by Walt Disney to design the Autopia. It remains a Disney classic to this very day. We have a special treat today as Disney Legend, Bob Gurr, shares the story...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.7 – 1942 Living in Wartime What Was it...

Bob has once again spun the Wheel of Years and this time it has stopped at 1942. WAR! Just two months after the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, war began to take...

Design: Those were the Times No. 13 – 1955 Surviving Toxic Living

Disney legend, Bob Gurr, proves the point that what doesn't kill us makes us stronger. Or does it? Journey back to the toxic 1950's with a survivor of better living through chemistry. Today's Wheel of...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.6 – 1966 Walt Disney: Curious Salesman

Bob Gurr, Disney legend and fan favorite, has set the Wheel of Years spinning once again. Wherever the red arrow points is where today's story will start. Let's see what fantastic story Bob has...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.21 – Bob Spaced Out with Virgin Galactic

Up, up, and away! Bob visits Virgin Galactic and learns what it's like to reach for the stars.  He gets the royal treatment and tours their top secret facility. Today's Wheel of Years stopped at...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.1 – 2013 Catalina Island

We have something really exciting for you today from Disney legend Bob Gurr. He's starting a new series of articles for you which focus on his amazing travels. You knew Bob was a brilliant...

Introducing Bob Gurr’s DESIGN: Those Were The Times

EDITORS NOTE: We are delighted to introduce you to a new MiceChat column from a name that almost all of you know, Bob Gurr. And if you aren't familiar with the name, you've absolutely...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.5 – 1937 Grand Central Air Terminal the...

Legendary Disney Imagineer, Bob Gurr, has set the Wheel of Years spinning once again. Wherever the red arrow points is where today's story will start. Let's see what Bob has in store The Wheel of...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.29: Parallel Genius – Walt Disney and Kelly Johnson

Today's Wheel of Years stopped at 2014, so here we go. While folding newspapers for my Studio City California Hollywood Citizens-News paper route in 1944, a screaming roar approached me. A jet plane, the...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No. 20 – 1950 Sports Car Racing

Bob Gurr, race car fanatic?  That's right.  This Disney Legend was a speed racer way back in the day.  In fact today we set our time machine to 1950 and try to keep up...