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Magic Journeys is a 3D film
3D film
created by WED Enterprises for presentation at Disney theme parks. It was featured at four different parks over the course of its 11-year run.

Contents

1 History 2 Plot 3 Soundtrack 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] On October 1, 1982, Magic Journeys premiered as one of the opening-day attractions at the Journey Into Imagination pavilion in Walt Disney World's EPCOT Center. It was directed by Murray Lerner and featured a song composed by Robert and Richard Sherman. A preshow presentation, anchored by another Sherman Brothers
Sherman Brothers
song, "Makin' Memories", played before the film during its EPCOT Center run. Starting on June 16, 1984, it began a two-year run at Disneyland, first on the outdoor Space Stage and then inside the newly constructed Magic Eye Theater in Tomorrowland.[1] In early 1986, the film was removed from Disneyland
Disneyland
and EPCOT Center in order to make way for a new 3-D film, Captain EO. In December 1987, Magic Journeys returned to Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World
at the Fantasyland Theater inside the Magic Kingdom, where it was paired with the 1953 3-D short Working for Peanuts. The film played in this venue for six years until it closed in December 1993 in order to make room for Legend of the Lion King.[2] Plot[edit] Magic Journeys looked at the world through the eyes of a child. The film started with children running through a meadow and looking at clouds. Someone blew on a dandelion and the seeds then flew away, turning into stars and then turned into the sun. Next the kids were seen flying a kite at the beach. The kite then turned into a bird, a fish, a school of fish, a flock of birds, bird wings, a Pegasus, a horse and then finally into a merry-go-round. While the children rode the carousel, they began reaching for a brass ring spinning next to the carousel; the carousel spins around the moon and bats fly out past the riders. The moon becomes a witch, a mask, an Olmec head, and more until turning into a cat. A boy reaches out to the cat and it turns into the Sphinx, which turns into a lion jumping through a hoop in the circus. Trapeze artists and acrobats fly through the air and several clowns amuse the children.[3] Soundtrack[edit] The film's preshow song, "Makin' Memories" and the film's theme song, "Magic Journeys," can be found on the 1991 CD The Official Album of Disneyland
Disneyland
and Walt Disney World. Both songs also appear on the album The Sherman Brothers
Sherman Brothers
Songbook. See also[edit]

Epcot
Epcot
attraction and entertainment history Magic Kingdom
Magic Kingdom
attraction and entertainment history List of 3D films List of past Disneyland
Disneyland
attractions Tokyo Disneyland
Disneyland
attraction and entertainment history Sherman Brothers

References[edit]

^ a b Strodder, Chris (2008). The Disneyland
Disneyland
Encyclopedia. Santa Monica, California: Santa Monica Press LLC. p. 251. ISBN 978-1-59580-033-6.  ^ Kurtti, Jeff (1996). Since the World Began: Walt Disney World, The First 25 Years. New York, New York: Hyperion. p. 65. ISBN 0-7868-6248-3.  ^ Beard, Richard R. (1982). Lory Frankel, ed. Walt Disney's EPCOT. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. p. 105. ISBN 0-8109-0819-0. 

External links[edit]

Magic Journeys at the Epcot
Epcot
Discovery Center Magic Journeys on IMDb

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(1974) The Slipper and the Rose
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(1976) The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
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(1977) The Magic of Lassie
The Magic of Lassie
(1978) Magic Journeys (1982) Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore
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(1974) Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
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(1975) America on Parade (1975) CommuniCore
CommuniCore
(1982) Imagination! (1982) Magic Journeys (1982) The World Showcase
World Showcase
March (1982) Japan (Epcot)
Japan (Epcot)
(1982) Journey into Imagination (1983) Meet the World (1983) Innoventions (1998) Rocket Rods
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(1999) Disneyland
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Forever (2015)

Books

Walt's Time: from before to beyond (1998) Moose: Chapters From My Life (2013)

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