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  Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress - Tomorrowland - Magic Kingdom
Through a rotating carousel theater, this attraction carries seated guests into the homes of four generations of the same family from the days before electricity to the present day.
Progress City was Walt Disney’s model for EPCOT (renamed to Epcot).
In 1993, with the rejuvenation of Tomorrowland, Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress was given a covering of large and colorful sprockets and bolts to fit in with the theming of Tomorrowland.
www.allearsnet.com /tp/mk/mk_cop.htm   (1595 words)

  
  Carousel of Progress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Carousel of Progress is the longest running stage show in the history of the American Theater.
Because the Carousel of Progress would no longer be with other General Electric exhibits in just one pavilion, a new pavilion needed to be constructed for the Carousel of Progress in the developing New Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park.
The actual show for the Carousel of Progress is divided into six scenes, two of those scenes are identical and involve the loading and unloading of guests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carousel_of_Progress   (2050 words)

  
 WDW: Carousel of Progress
The Carousel of Progress first aired at the New York's 1964 - 1965 World's Fair, and was moved to Walt Disney World in 1975.
The Carousel of Progress has been updated with a new final scene which shows what the future might be like, where an elderly woman plays a Virtual Reality game, and kitchen appliances talk.
Though seemingly constantly under the threat of imminent closure, the Carousel still remains open, though only seasonally when bigger crowds are expected at The Magic Kingdom, and even then very much operating on a restricted schedule, from 11:00 until 17:00.
www.solarius.com /dvp/wdw/carousel-of-progress.htm   (223 words)

  
 Carousel of Progress: The Best Time of Your Life
Carousel of Progress started as an attraction at the New York World's Fair in 1964-1965 and was sponsored by General Electric.
General Electric was eager to have a presence in Walt Disney World so Carousel of Progress left Disneyland in the fall of 1973 to relocate to Florida.
The new official name of the attraction was Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress and a video was shown in the holding queue that talked about the historical nature of the attraction.
waltdatedworld.bravepages.com /id215.htm   (2744 words)

  
 The DIS Discussion Forums - 10 Reasons for Protecting Carousel of Progress
The Carousel of Progress is a gift that families can 'pass down' from one generation to the next, and it is therefore one very direct connection that all guests have with Walt Disney and the origins of his theme parks.
Carousel of Progress has always been one-of-a-kind, and it has one of the richest histories of all Disney attractions.
Carousel of Progress is a testament to Walt Disney?s genius as a showman, as an innovator, as a visionary, as a family man, and as a philosopher.
www.disboards.com /showthread.php?t=807639   (1182 words)

  
 Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress - Tomorrowland - Magic Kingdom
Through a rotating carousel theater, this attraction carries seated guests into the homes of four generations of the same family from the days before electricity to the present day.
Mickey appears as a nutcracker on the fireplace mantle, a plush peeking from a present, a white peppermill on the kitchen counter, and an abstract painting on the dining room wall.
In 1993, with the rejuvenation of Tomorrowland, Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress was given a covering of large and colorful sprockets and bolts to fit in with the theming of Tomorrowland.
allearsnet.com /tp/mk/mk_cop.htm   (1582 words)

  
 Progress outdates Disney attraction - DisneySites!! Messageboards
Carousel of Progress, which first appeared at the 1964 New York World's Fair, is now shuttered.
Carousel featured new high-tech gear in everything from home entertainment to office work, and allowed guests to try it.
Carousel of Progress hasn't been one of the Magic Kingdom's more popular draws of late, park employees say.
www.disneysites.com /boards/showthread.php?t=5240   (893 words)

  
 Fun Facts of Tomorrowland's Carousel of Progress
In 1967, the Carousel of Progress was installed in Dsneyland and happily spun through Tomorrowland until it was moved to WDW.
I believe both the narrator and the father audio-animatronic are the same in the Carousel of Progress as in Horizons.
The dog in the farm scene of Epcot's The Land boat ride is the same dog as the one in Epcot's Horizons, Magic Kingdom's Carousel of Progress and the one holding the keys in Magic Kingdom's Pirates of the Caribbean.
www.oitc.com /Disney/Lost/WDWSecrets/Carousel.html   (640 words)

  
 INTERCOT Boards - carousel of progress   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The clip may have been the original COP with Rex Allen as the voice of the father.
The late-great Jean Shepherd was tapped by Disney to provide an updated script and voice of the father when COP was updated in '94 to include "the modern era".
There is a short story about Shep and the COP over on flicklives.com, along with a library of vintage Jean Shepherd radio shows from the 60's and 70's.
www.intercot.com /discussion/printthread.php?t=4146   (609 words)

  
 Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
One of the most popular attractions in Tomorrowland since 1974, Carousel of Progress was the first to take on the new look of Tomorrowland both inside and out.
The show traces the impact of technological progression on Americans' daily living, from the start of the 20th century into the near future, with a cast of family characters brought to life through Disney's Audio-Animatronics.
This is the 21st century afterall, and I feel that the carousel of progress is an outdated eyesore--but maybe I'm putting too much emphasis on "Progress".
www.wdisneyw.co.uk /atcp.html   (1216 words)

  
 Carousel Of Progress Debate - Talk Disney Information
The main character in the Carousel of Progress is not the same man aging, he a likeness of the man in the previous setting.
I absolutely love the Carousel of Progress, but it really never made sense that the father would still be in the last scene.
Now, I believe that the carousel itself and the rate of speed at which it travels may have some effect on the number of children that he has in each scene.
www.talkdisney.com /forums/showthread.php?t=28139   (1473 words)

  
 Carousel of Progress at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
The carousel theater rotates around the central stage, featuring a family and the changes their home goes through over the decades.
It may have all started with a mouse, but Carousel of Progress was the beginning of Disney as we know it.
Carousel of Progress is one of Walt disney's legacy's.
www.themeparkinsider.com /reviews/walt_disney_world's_magic_kingdom/carousel_of_progress   (665 words)

  
 The Carousel of Progress
The Carousel of Progress was Walt's own idea from beginning to end.
And he put them together in a show called Carousel of Progress, which we are about to see.
While COP isn't totally out of danger--all in the know seem to now believe for the present time there is no plan to remove it or close it.
www.carouselofprogress.com /main.htm   (567 words)

  
 Save the Carousel of Progress
I was really disappointed to find out that COP wont be open while we are there in April :(all the rides have different memories for me and my family The COP was where my youngest granddaughter discovered "Rat Race"..
I read somewhere today that CoP was open on Monday (April 1, 2002), the really busy day, and it was supposed to close at 5 PM, but it didn't close until after 10 PM, and was full all day long.
Carousel of Progress, Timekeeper to open for spring break.
www.disneycentral.com /forum/showthread.php?t=379   (233 words)

  
 Pin Pics: Pin Groups   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carousel of Progress is one of 67 pins released as a series in 1998 (before pin trading had officially started) to commemorate some of Disneyland's favorite attractions - both present to that time and from the past.
The Carousel of Progress - which was first replaced at Disneyland by America Sings and then by Innoventions - still exists in Walt Disney World.
At the top are the words CAROUSEL OF PROGRESS (Carousel is in blue); beneath is the Disneyland logo.
www.pinpics.com /cgi-bin/group.cgi?group=5&pin=348   (179 words)

  
 Walt Disney World Tomorrowland Carousel of Progress Attraction
Originally created for the 1964-65 World's Fair in New York, Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress is an interesting Audio-Animatronic show that demonstrates the improvements in American life due to electricity.
The show is called a carousel because the whole seating area rotates around a central stage.
The show traces the impact of technological progress on AmericansÍ daily living from the start of the 20th century into the near future with a cast of family characters brought to life through DisneyÍs Audio-Animatronics effects.
www.123disney.com /mkattractions/mk30.html   (601 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A great example of how technology has improved the lives of American families is the Carousel of Progress, a ride at Walt Disney World.
The Carousel of Progress is a show on four stages starring an audio-animatronic family.
The Carousel of Progress accurately shows the amazing changes of daily life on the twentieth century.
web.rollins.edu /~msands/Reflection5.htm   (626 words)

  
 Carousel of Progress at Yesterland
On October 29, 2001, the Orlando Sentinel reported, “Carousel of Progress, which first appeared at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, is now shuttered.
Photograph of Carousel of Progress “Act 2” by Werner Weiss, 2002.
Photograph of Carousel of Progress “Act 3” by Werner Weiss, 2002.
www.yesterland.com /progress.html   (1425 words)

  
 Save The Carousel of Progress Petition
Debuting at the 1964 Worlds Fair, the Carousel of Progress was Walt Disney’s personal vision of hope for the future.
On October 21 the door closed on the Carousel of Progress (CoP) for what may be the last time.
The Save The Carousel of Progress Petition to The Walt Disney Company was created by Fans of the Walt Disney and the Carousel of Progress and written by Christopher Miller.
www.petitiononline.com /savecop1/petition.html   (178 words)

  
 Carousel of White Progress Ride created by Walt Disney - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1975, the Carousel of Progress show found a new home in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.
On October 29, 2001, the Orlando Sentinel reported, "Carousel of Progress, which first appeared at the 1964 New York World's Fair, is now shuttered.
However, during the 2001 holiday season, the Carousel of Progress reopened for a few weeks, closing once again in January 2002.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=125386   (1692 words)

  
 LaughingPlace.com: Walt Disney's Carousel Of Progress at The Magic Kingdom (The #1 Site for Disney)
I never saw the original Carousel of Progress, but my mother told me it was great and was dissapointed when they took it out.
The Carousel of Progress is an exhibit of all the different technologies and fads that were created in the past hundered years.
A wonderful piece of Disney history, the Carousel of Progress was originally designed for a World's Fair in the early 1960s.
www.laughingplace.com /Info-Att-A-MK-TOM-CAROUSEL.asp   (2540 words)

  
 Carousel of Progress and Timekeeper - WDWMAGIC.COM Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carousel of Progress and Timekeeper will NOT be open on President's Day this year.
I think we all notice how CoP and Time Keeper are up and down, with no rhyme or reason, also that there is little warning or notice as to their status on a given week.
CoP and TK are opened based on the number of guests and the number of available CM to staff.
forums.wdwmagic.com /showthread.php?t=19801   (965 words)

  
 Mike's Carousel of Progress Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He thought it would be fun to watch the American Family go through 20th century, experiencing all the new wonders as they came.
And he put them together in a show called Carousel of Progress, which we are now about to see.
Although our carousel family has experienced a few changes over the years, our show still revolves around the same theme, and that's progress.
www.mtpowell.com /cop.html   (179 words)

  
 Magical Mountain - Walt Disney World Information - Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The carousel's theater is very unique due to the fact that the stage remains still, and the audience rotates around the different scenes.
Progressland was brought to Disneyland in 1967 and was renamed the "Carousel of Progress".
In 1973 The Carousel of Progress was moved to Tomorrowland at Walt Disney World®, Florida.
www.magicalmountain.net /WaltDisneyInfo/WDWThemePark/MagicKingdom/CarouselProgress.asp   (742 words)

  
 The Carousel of Progress   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Carousel of Progress was the first "stage show" where the stages stay in one place, and the audience moves.
The attraction is an exhibit of the progress of people since the early 1900's to slightly into the future.
When Walt Disney World opened, the Carousel of Progress was moved here from Disneyland.
homepage.mac.com /andyda/notthere/notatdl/carousel.html   (127 words)

  
 INTERCOT Boards - Toy Story Flying Saucer Ride to Replace Carousel of Progress?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, there are two buildings shaped like this: Carousel of Progress in the Magic Kingdom and Innoventions at Disneyland, there is no distinction made which site this ride was considered for.
Third, the Carousel of Progress is bound by a virtual lifetime contract by the Disney family.
CoP is a Walk legacy it was around before the parks I do not think it will ever be replaced.
www.intercot.com /discussion/printthread.php?t=53098   (2200 words)

  
 Mickey News °o° - Disney At The 1964 / 65 World’s Fair — Part 2
The Carousel itself was much like we see it today at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, with the four stages of electrical development introduced by the father and his dog.
The Carousel of Progress could host 3,600 guests per hour, with each section of the theatre holding 250 people.
After the World’s Fair’s closure the Carousel of Progress was removed from the Progressland pavilion and transported back to California where it opened at Disneyland on 7 July 1967.
www.mickeynews.com /Columns/PrintColumn.asp_Q_id_E_475   (1504 words)

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