Friday, May 11, 2007

Imagineers in the News - 1973

Amid over at Cartoon Brew pointed us to a new online archive from the UCLA Department of Special Collections that includes over five thousand images from the L.A. Times and the original Los Angeles Daily News. One of the more interesting results of my "Disney" keyword search was this all-star mash of Imagineering legends from 1973:

Published on October 23, 1973, the picture had the following caption:

NEW ATTRACTION--Disney engineers, from left, Marty Sklar, Tony Baxter, George McGinnis and John Hench examine a model of Disney World's new Space Mountain ride. The display was part of the first press tour ever offered of production center of Walter Elias Disney Enterprises.