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Spring 1966
Vol. 1, No. 2
March, April, May 1966
16 Pages

Disney News Spring 1966

On the Cover
Some furry friends look on at the Mine Train Thru Nature's Wonderland at Disneyland.

Inside Highlights

  • Disneyland's Matterhorn, with its thrilling bobsled ride, was built from 2,175 pieces of steel, each of different lengths and weights.
  • In 12 years of introducing his long-running television anthology series since 1954, Walt Disney has appeared on nearly 300 shows and logged 594 minutes of screen time
  • Disney has plans for a $35 million ski resort at Mineral King in the Sequoia National Forest (The plan would eventually be scrapped over environmental concerns--Tim).
  • Disney's "East Coast project" in Florida will be a "new kind of vacation and recreation environment" with "hotels, motels, dining accommodations and facilities for a wide variety of outdoor recreational pursuits."
  • The University of Disneyland trains new employees on all aspects of guest service, including public speaking and personal manners.
  • Suzanne Pleshette is Disney's newest star, appearing in The Ugly Dachshund with Dean Jones and the upcoming Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin with Roddy McDowall.

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