1/60 sec, f/5.6, ISO 1600 - Sony NEX-6 with 18-200 Taken 11/12/2013
1/60 sec, f/5.6, ISO 1600 – Sony NEX-6 with 18-200 —  Taken 11/12/2013

 

HAPPY (belated) 50th BIRTHDAY – CAROUSEL OF PROGRESS

Now is the time!  Now is the best time…  for a great big beautiful tomorrow!  The Magic in Pixels would like to wish a happy 50th birthday to the Carousel of Progress, which debuted on 4/22/1964 at the New York World’s Fair.

Kudos to the talented cast of voice actors including the legendary Jean Shepherd (current narrator), Rex Allen (narrator of World’s Fair version and grandfather in current version), and Mel Blanc (“No privacy a’tall around this place!).

Although it is time for a sprucing up (car phone?  laser disc?  high-def TV?) the spirit of the show is exactly as it was in the original iteration and hopefully that spirit will live on forever!

If you want to see lots of photos from Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress in Tomorrowland at The Magic Kingdom, please click here to be taken directly to the Carousel of Progress section of The Magic in Pixels Disney Photo Gallery!

Please take the time to drop a comment to tell me what is your favorite scene/ line/ memory from Carousel of Progress!  And please don’t tell me “omelet superb avec jambon”!  (Google it if you have to.)

 


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