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  Fantasyland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fantasyland at the original Disneyland features a central courtyard dominated by King Arthur's Carrousel, in front of which sits a sword in an anvil; several times each day a costumed Merlin helps a child pull the sword from it.
In 1983, Fantasyland received a major facelift and the attraction facades changed from medieval tents to unique buildings themed to the movies upon which the dark rides were based.
Fantasyland's main entrance is through Sleeping Beauty Castle, which has a separate walkthrough attraction that opened in 1957 but closed in 2001 after the September 11 terrorist attacks for security reasons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fantasyland   (451 words)

  
 Encyclopedia topic: Fantasyland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Fantasyland at Disneyland features 13 attractions, including the Matterhorn Bobsleds (additional info and facts about Matterhorn Bobsleds) and "it's a small world" (additional info and facts about "it's a small world").
Fantasyland's entrance is the beautiful Sleeping Beauty Castle (additional info and facts about Sleeping Beauty Castle), which has featured a walkthrough attraction since 1957, but closed after the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001 for security reasons.
The fourth Fantasyland to open was in France (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe), at the Disneyland Paris (additional info and facts about Disneyland Paris) theme park.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fa/fantasyland.htm   (353 words)

  
 Fantasyland - Uncyclopedia
Today, Fantasyland hosts most of Disneyland’s bureaucracy and government functions; Fantasyland also is considered by many to be Disneyland’s cultural center.
The natural landscape of Fantasyland is dominated by the Matterhorn mountain, one of three prominent mountains located within the Disneyland Confederation.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, site of the Fantasyland Spring demonstrations in 1970, is also located in Slee-bin-bú-tee.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Fantasyland   (420 words)

  
 Reconstructing Disneyland: Fantasyland
None of Walt's new lands had a name that was nearly as enchanting as Fantasyland.
One of Walt's imaginative ideas for Fantasyland was to allow his guests to picture themselves as the heroes of the various adventures into which they were plunged.
Two more of the centerpieces of the original Fantasyland were the Mad Tea Party (the "teacups", as many people called them) and the King Arthur Carousel.
disney.go.com /disneyatoz/familymuseum/exhibits/articles/reconstructingfantasyland   (709 words)

  
 Yesterland Presents Old Fantasyland, 1974
In 1974, the heart of Fantasyland still looked much as it did when Disneyland opened in 1955.
The souvenir stand behind Timothy was the "dead end" of Fantasyland before the opening of the Big Thunder Trail in 1979.
Photograph of the Fantasyland (nine variations): 1974 by Werner W. Weiss.
www.yesterland.com /fantasyland1974   (316 words)

  
 Disneyland - Mickeypedia: The Disney Encyclopedia!
A gas leak in Fantasyland caused Adventureland, Frontierland, and Fantasyland to close for the afternoon.
Fantasyland was originally styled in a fairground fashion, but its 1983 refurbishment turned it into a Bavarian village.
As the train passes behind the "it's a small world" attraction in Fantasyland, it crosses a service road that is protected by two miniature wigwag crossing signals.
www.mickeypedia.com /articles/Disney/Disneyland.html   (5723 words)

  
 General Fun Facts about Disneyland's Fantasyland
I was at the opening of the new Fantasyland as a member of a youth band that marched out from behind the castle, over the drawbridge once it was lowered.
The Fantasyland construction in the early '80s was undertaken after the original plans were unearthed in Disney's archives.
Many of the rides in Fantasyland that are based on Disney cartoons tend to show scenery in the order of the plot of the cartoon, but there are two exception.
www.oitc.com /Disney/Disneyland/Secrets/Fantasy/General.html   (1722 words)

  
 Department 56 at Fantasylandonthenet: Byers Choice, Dept 56 Villages, Swarovski Crystal, Christopher Radko, Fontanini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Fantasyland also uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.
Fantasyland continuously updates its ribbon collection with the latest trends and patterns.
We offer a complete collection of ribbons in hundreds of designs and patterns with different widths and lengths.
www.fantasylandonthenet.com   (332 words)

  
 Skyway to Tomorrowland at Yesterland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
For a history of the Skyway at Disneyland, see Skyway to Fantasyland.
Today, the attractive Skyway station in Disneyland's Fantasyland remains as a reminder of the Skyway attraction.
On November 9, 1999, exactly five years after the grounding of the Skyway at Disneyland, the Skyway at the Florida's Magic Kingdom carried its last guest.
www.yesterland.com /skywayfant.html   (204 words)

  
 Doug's Fantasyland
But Fantasyland truly became a land unto itself in 1983, when the "new" Fantasyland opened, complete with the look of a Bavarian or northern Italian village.
During the 1983 rehab of Fantasyland, the old Dumbo was torn out, and ready to move, when it was discovered this beautiful new attraction.
Otherwise, though, this is a very pleasant, and not scary at all for even the youngest guest (except, of course, for the Queen of Hearts screaming "Off with their heads!" during some of the final moments of the ride!).
www.pacificsites.com /~drhoades/fantasy.htm   (3036 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The Tough Guide to Fantasyland is not a novel, but it does manage to tell a sort of story.
With the pretense that all fantasy novels are actually tour guides of Fantasyland, Jones lists all the sights and events one can expect while on their specific tour.
Fantasyland ECOLOGY is suspicious at best, with no insects or really animals at all except for LEATHERY-WINGED AVIANS who will attack near the beginning of the tour, which of course makes you wonder just what the Management is putting into the STEW (which is mostly all you'll eat).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/057560106X?v=glance   (1762 words)

  
 Fantasyland Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ ColorfulImaginations.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
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colorfulimaginations.com /encyclopedia/Fantasyland   (594 words)

  
 Fun Facts of Fantasyland's Cinderella Castle
The apartment that had been built for Walt is now used as a dressing room for the people from Entertainment (for example, the "Mayor's" costume is kept there).
The windows to look out of are the yellow ones facing Liberty Square and those that face Fantasyland.
It really is quite neat and I used to take it everyday to get to work in Fantasyland because I liked the look on people's faces when I came out of a door from nowhere.
www.oitc.com /Disney/WDW/MagicKingdom/Secrets/FL/Castle.html   (3611 words)

  
 The Disneyland Report - Disneyland Secrets - Fantasyland Secrets & Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
If a forgetfull cast member forgets to cover the back of the mirror you may just catch them changing the bulbs in the light from the other side of the mirror.
If you're in Fantasyland looking across from the Village Haus restaurant, you're still able to see the Fantasyland entrance to the old Skyway ride that would let you ride in a suspended car over Disneyland all the way through the Matterhorn and end up at Tomorrowland.
The people who clean King Arthur Carrousel in Fantasyland at Disneyland are only allowed to use water, no chemicals.
www.disneylandreport.com /disneysecrets/disneylandresortsecrets/disneylandsecrets/fantasylandsecrets.html   (890 words)

  
 Las Vegas SUN: State won't give up fight against Yucca 'fantasyland'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
WASHINGTON -- Nevada will not back down from its fight against Yucca Mountain through the upcoming Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing process, one of the state's lawyers told a room full of nuclear industry officials Thursday.
The "fantasyland" is the department's idea that it can alter its construction plans or parts of the license after submitting it, turn in an incomplete application or change the type of repository without any objection or violation of the law, he said.
But Malsch, a partner of Egan, Fitzpatrick, Malsch and Cynkar, the state's legal team in Washington, hired to fight the Yucca Mountain project, wanted to make clear at the the commission's Regulatory Information Conference that the NIMBY, or "not in my back yard," argument is not Nevada's goal.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/text/2004/mar/12/516516316.html   (535 words)

  
 Disneyland Information - Disneyland Resort and California Adventure
Climb aboard your "caterpillar" and journey with Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole.
Keeping a firm grasp on the 'Magic Feather', Timothy Mouse oversees your flight from his vantage point at the center of the attraction's spraying water fountain.
Although this is a slow-moving ride like others in Fantasyland, the scenes with the Wicked Queen can be quite frightening to young children.
www.wdwinfo.com /disneyland-california/disneyland-fantasyland.htm   (1277 words)

  
 Diana Wynne Jones, The Tough Guide to Fantasyland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
These are phrases such as "thick" and "savory" to describe stew or "swirling" and "dripping" to describe cloaks; they are the stock phrases familiar to any fantasy reader.
Even if one is not planning a trip to Fantasyland, reading this book is most edifying.
One learns that there are two kinds of princesses, wimps or spirited and willful, that horses don't seem to need care or rest, that there are amazingly few insects and domestic animals in Fantasyland, and that no one seems to wear socks, among other interesting and giggle-inducing entries in the book.
rambles.net /jones_tough.html   (331 words)

  
 Fantasyland Theater at Yesterland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The Fantasyland Theater at Disneyland opened in 1955 as the Mickey Mouse Club Theater.
It closed in 1982 (along with most other original Fantasyland attractions) for the New Fantasyland project.
Photograph of the Fantasyland Theater: 1972 by Dennis Caswell.
www.yesterland.com /fltheater.html   (154 words)

  
 The President of Fantasyland
If he honestly thinks that [we] will whistle a happy tune while rallying support around this pitifully lame mockery of...
In the conditions of modern life the rule is absolute, the race which does not value trained intelligence is doomed.
If George Bush refuses to accommodate his policies to these immutable natural laws, our only sensible option is to replace the President of Fantasyland.
www.igc.org /gadfly/liberal/fantasyland.htm   (1697 words)

  
 Fantasyland - Magic Kingdom
Situated behind Cinderella Castle, in the northernmost area of Magic Kingdom, is Fantasyland, a place for the young and the young at heart.
Reminiscent of a castle courtyard in the times of princes and princesses, Fantasyland evokes a fairytale charm like no other area of Magic Kingdom.
Marvel at the castle's mosaic murals, ride a magical carousel horse, sit on a flying elephant, pull a sword from a stone, or fly over the rooftops of London.
allearsnet.com /tp/mk/mk_fland.htm   (519 words)

  
 Diana Wynne Jones: The Tough Guide to Fantasyland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The book is written as a tourguide to the generic lands which are found in every high fantasy novel.
Of course, one of the reason readers continue to read the same genre is because they enjoy these features.
Although Jones selected "fantasyland" to write about, she could easily have written The Tough Guide to Mysteryland or the The Tough Guide to Space.
www.sfsite.com /~silverag/jones.html   (286 words)

  
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Professional recordings of muscial performances from Fantasyland events are available at The Bay Recorders Fantasyland page.
Our vision is that soon after each Fantasyland event, you will be able to purchase a high-quality recording of the event either just after the show (via aftermath recording) or via our page at The Bay Recorders website!
Whenever you purchase a CD of a Fantasyland Event, you will be supporting a positive cause, as a portion of proceeds benefits Conservation Value.
home.comcast.net /~j.gelbard/music.htm   (288 words)

  
 Fantasy Finder - D. Wynne Jones: The Tough Guide to Fantasyland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
A to Z of everything you need to know when undertaking a Tour of Fantasyland.
A spirited princess will be detectable by the scattering of freckles across the bridge of her somewhat tiptilted nose.
There are quite a lot of steretypes in this genre, as you probably know, so there is a lot to tell about Fantasyland and how to survive your tour through it.
www.hoh.se /fantasyfinder/wynnejo1.html   (340 words)

  
 Fantasyland in Orlando - Guide to Orlando's Fantasyland
Inspired by animated Disney film classics, Fantasyland is home to some of the Magic Kingdom's delightful attractions, including the Mad Tea Party, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Snow White's Scary Adventure, and Peter Pan's Flight.
Fantasyland attractions are complemented by a variety of shows.
Visitors can prove their worthiness to Merlin in the daily show, "Sword in the Stone." And everybody loves the world-renowned production, "It's a Small World," where hundreds of doll-like figures sing and dance in their native costumes.
orlando.travelape.com /attractions/fantasyland/index.html   (393 words)

  
 The SF Site Featured Review: The Tough Guide to Fantasyland
The Tough Guide to Fantasyland was published in the United Kingdom in 1996, and North American readers have been hearing ever since about this clever sendup of all that is tired and stale in the hordes of FFTs (Fat Fantasy Trilogies) published these days.
The conceit behind the book is that Fantasyland is a tour stop (though most will want to make at least three trips!) and The Tough Guide to Fantasyland is a sort of Fodor's for this tour.
Jones has a lot of fun with the ubiquity of STEW as a Fantasyland meal, and she has a point.
www.sfsite.com /02a/tuf50.htm   (801 words)

  
 Disneyland - Fantasyland Attractions
Moms and Dads grab that camera, you're bound to want a picture of your offspring on the 'little train that could'.
King Arthur Carrousel - The centre-piece of Fantasyland; a fabulous hand-painted carrousel.
Fantasyland Theatre - Animation steps live onto the stage in the current show here "Animazement".
www.mickey-mouse.com /dlfantasyland.htm   (617 words)

  
 Fantasyland -- Disneyland
The buildings are wonderfully detailed and themed to the attraction within - an English manor house, a charming old-world village, and even a medieval castle.
Fantasyland gets very crowded early in the day, and remains so.
Fantasyland is comprised of several different areas -- the main (original) part that's found right behind Sleeping Beauty Castle, the Matterhorn, and the Fantasyland Theater and "it's a small world" building, which are both along Small World Way.
allearsnet.com /dlr/tp/dl/fant.htm   (852 words)

  
 Links and Legal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The artwork is provided at no charge or requirement for the use of any of these works but I would like to encourage any and all to visit her page as she has some truly awesome things there.
There were several artists on her webpage that have outstanding fantasy artwork displayed for use with only a few simple requests.
Alot of their artwork I used for my backgrounds and this makes it difficult to post their name to their work but if you'd like to see who did what without going to Fantasyland Graphics I placed the name of the artist at the bottom of each page.
www.callofthenightwalker.com /links_and_legal.htm   (482 words)

  
 Fantasyland Hotel & Resort - Edmonton - Fantasyland Hotel & Resort Reviews - TripAdvisor
Fantasyland Hotel and Resort: More rooms for more value
In the past years we have stayed at the Fantasyland hotel.Some were good times some were just awful....
We stayed at the Fantasyland last week for 2 nights.
www.tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g154914-d155540-Reviews-Fantasyland_Hotel_Resort-Edmonton_Alberta.html   (600 words)

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