This September 18th 2010, Ape Pen Publishing and the 1313 Club will host an evening at the Disneyland Hotel celebrating the incredible mechanical history of theme park animatronics and other mechanical magic. The event will spotlight attractions, characters and memorable devices created by WED Imagineering and later used at theme parks around the world. Using rare images, video, authentic props and animatronics, we’ll journey through the story of this fascinating technology that changed the world of themed entertainment.
Event highlights include presentations by Disney Legends as they share their memories of working with the original Imagineer Walt Disney. The event will give fans an inside view of this little known aspect of Disney park creation and an opportunity to meet and talk with the people who create the magic. This once-in-a-lifetime evening will honor Disneyland as one of the world’s great storytelling environments, with special emphasis on its technological wonders. Combining history, entertainment, lots of surprises and featuring never-before-seen props and artifacts, it’s an event not to be missed by any Disney or animatronics fan
Seats are as low as $88. Full information - with details of the presentations and guests planned -- is here: