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Park Profile – Indiana Jones

While Indiana Jones has recently been added to the Disney catalogue following the purchase of Lucasfilm, before this time, Indiana Jones has inspired a couple of Vinylmation’s.  The Park 9 9” which is based on the Temple of the Forbidden Eye ride at Disneyland in Los Angeles and the 3” …

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Park Profile – The Dapper Dans

The Dapper Dans are a Barbershop quartet that perform on Main Street in Disneyland, the Magic Kingdom as well as in Hong Kong Disneyland and for a brief time in Disneyland Paris but under the name of the Main Street Quartet in the early 90’s.   They have been a main …

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Park Profile – Sonny Eclipse

The Vinylmation Park series number 6 contained a strange green alien that if you haven’t been to Walt Disney World and Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café, you might be wondering who this character is. Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café is located in Tomorrowland within the Magic Kingdom and is your typical fast …

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Park Profile – Carousel of Progress

One of the original attractions from the 1964 New York World Fair was the Carousel of Progress which is steeped in both nostalgia and futurism, the attraction’s premise is an exploration of the joys of living through the advent of electricity and other technological advances during the 20th century via …

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Park Profile – Big Thunder Mountain Rail Road

Another classic ride at the Disney Parks is Big Thunder Mountain which is a mine train rollercoaster which is located in Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World, Disneyland California, Disneyland Paris and Tokyo Disneyland (in Western Land). The back story to the ride is slightly different in …

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Park Profile – Mickey’s Toontown

Mickey’s Toontown is a small themed land that can be located in Disneyland California and Tokyo Disneyland.  With a slight variation appearing at Walt Disney World in Florida called Mickey’s Toontown which was removed from the Magic Kingdom in 2011 to make way for the New Fantasyland Expansion and was …

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Park Profile – Monorails

Monorails.   There is just something very futurist about the Monorails and they are an iconic part of Walt Disney Parks around the globe as they can be found in Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland in California.   Originally built in the California park and opened in 1959 with the …

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Park Profile – Dumbo

One of the most popular attractions at Disney Parks across the world is Dumbo which is based on the character from the 1941 animated feature, the sixteen ride vehicles each resemble Dumbo and are mounted on articulated armatures connected to a rotating hub. The passengers ride in the “Dumbos” and …

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Park Profile – Pirates of the Caribbean

One of the most popular attractions at Disney Parks across the globe is Pirates of the Caribbean which is a dark log flume style ride but located inside where the visitors are taken on a voyage through the life of the Pirates.  This ride originally opened in Disneyland California in …