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16. Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean

Released Wednesday, 10th March 2021
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Hosts Jessica and Melanie set out on the high seas of Disney history by taking on one of the most beloved theme park attractions of all time: Pirates of the Caribbean! This episode focuses on the conception, construction, opening, and updates of Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean, with quotes and anecdotes from Walt Disney, Imagineers, and the opening day press. The hosts also give their personal takes on the changes the ride has gone through since it first opened on March 18, 1967, and explore some urban legends about the ride. Can't get enough of those swashbuckling buccaneers? Then this is the episode for you!

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Theme music: “Taste of the French Quarter” by Rob Khurana via Storyblocks.com

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http://musicbehindthescreen.blogspot.com/2019/07/m…

https://www.ocregister.com/2017/07/14/5-behind-the… 

Surrell, Jason. Pirates of the Caribbean: From the Magic Kingdom to the Movies. Disney Editions, November 2005.

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https://www.waltdisney.org/blog/marty-sklar-x-aten…

https://www.waltdisney.org/blog/walts-last-adventu…

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp… 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pT36SYP5T4

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