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  salon 21st | No future in Tomorrowland
Disneyland's original Tomorrowland was home to the Monsanto House of the Future, an oddly shaped house in which everything was made of synthetic materials -- plastic so durable that it had to be hacksawed apart when it was finally retired in 1967.
Tomorrowland was a pet project for Disney, who often expressed his belief that modern technologies like plastics and freeways would revolutionize and improve our world.
Tomorrowland was his kingdom's attempt to predict which unbelievable technologies would make our lives better.
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  Tomorrowland - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Tomorrowland, homeland of the Tommorodaga tribe, is a member state of the Disneyland Confederation.
Tomorrowland has always had a somewhat strained relationship with the other members of the Disneyland Confederation, mostly due to the fact that its culture is so widely divergent from the other lands.
Tomorrowland has always been plagued with low tourist attendance, mostly because the future depicted there is old-fashioned even by 1980s standards.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Tomorrowland   (923 words)

 Rainbo Animation Art: Disneyland's Tomorrowland 1998 Rennovation
Adding to the overall rennovation is the new Cosmic Waves fountain in the central plaza of Tomorrowland that features three concentric rings of 5-foot tall jets of water surrounding an enormous ball of granite that is suspended in a pool of flowing water that keeps it spinning.
One aspect of the new Tomorrowland landscaping that isn't immediately apparent is that all of the plants and shrubs are edible.
There are new Tomorrowland license plate frames, keyrings, t-shirts, a host of enamel pins based on current and past attractions, and a mousepad with a lenticular (a.k.a.
www.rainbo.net /tland.htm   (0 words)

As suggested by the name, Tomorrowland is a place to dream about the stars and imagine what the future can hold.
Tomorrowland is still a great land to spend time in and I certainly hope that you visitors enjoy this land as much as I do.
The Tomorrowland station also consists of a simple overhang, but the trip from Tomorrowland to Main Street is the highlight of the ride.
www.disneylandmagic.com /tomorrowland.htm   (6064 words)

  Tomorrowland - Definition, explanation
Tomorrowland is one of the five original lands that form a Magic Kingdom-style theme park, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
In 1998, Tomorrowland received a new paint scheme and some new attractions, but was considered a flop, especially after its flagship new attraction, Rocket Rods, closed in September 2000.
The new Tomorrowland was built much closer to Walt Disney's vision, whereas Disneyland's Tomorrowland struggled to come close due to a very small budget.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/t/to/tomorrowland.php   (556 words)

 Tomorrowland Trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tomorrowland, the final land at the park, was not quite complete for Disneyland's opening day; Walt Disney ordered signs and bunting placed around the land so that it would not look completely empty for the opening.
Tomorrowland has undergone several changes over the years, including a complete renovation in 1967; in fact, the only original attraction still in operation today is the Tomorrowland Autopia, and even this ride has undergone several changes.
The 1959 Tomorrowland additions were dedicated by then vice president Richard Nixon and his family, who were frequent guests of the Disney family.
www.burnsland.com /tgd/tomorrowland.html   (1737 words)

 Tomorrowland Attractions - Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World
Tomorrowland was originally designed to portray Disney's view of the future.
In 1994, Disney began renovations to update Tomorrowland to resemble a look at the future as it was seen by the sci-fi writers of the 1920's and 1930's.
Tomorrowland is like its own futuristic city unto itself where the Avenue of the Planets leads to the Rockettower Plaza, the Tomorrowland Transit Authority provides transportation, you'll find the Tomorrowland Interplantary Convention Center and the Tomorrowland Metro-Retro Society sponsors the Carousel of Progress.
www.wdwinfo.com /wdwinfo/guides/magickingdom/tomorrow.htm   (391 words)

 Salon Wanderlust | Who stole Tomorrowland's soul?
The six months of build-up have culminated in a veritable press frenzy: The TV stations are running not only Tomorrowland commercials, but teasers for their special sneak peeks of the "exciting new vision of the future" and retrospectives of Tomorrowland's history.
Tomorrowland, in my childhood memories, was the dullest part of Disneyland -- I preferred fairy princesses to space ships -- but after all the hype I am curious how Walt's visions have been translated into 21st century family entertainment.
Tomorrowland doesn't open to the public until tomorrow, so today the newsies have the future to themselves.
www.salon.com /wlust/feature/1998/05/cov_28feature.html   (1000 words)

As you make your way into Tomorrowland you will see the look of a city as imagined by science fiction writers in the 1920s and 1930s such as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells.
Tomorrowland is home to some of the Magic Kingdom's scariest attractions including the ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter and Space Mountain.
The Tomorrowland Transit Authority takes you on a voyage around Tomorrowland in five-car trains powered by motors that are located below the track, you also get a sneak peak at a few Tomorrowland attractions such as Space Mountain.
pages.prodigy.net /disneyworld/mk/tomorrow.htm   (898 words)

 Walt Disney Treasures: Tomorrowland DVD Review
Tomorrowland has the lowest run of all of the sets in Wave 3 of the Walt Disney Treasures.
It doesn't really pertain to this set, although it is relevant to the Tomorrowland section of Disneyland, as the theme of the Carousel of Progess attraction.
The entertainment value to the animated and live action sequences of "Tomorrowland" remains strong on several levels, even as the space program has in recent years mostly fallen off the radar in the United States.
www.ultimatedisney.com /tomorrowland.html   (0 words)

 Restore Disneyland Anaheim's Tomorrowland Petition
It is acknowledged that Tomorrowland was one of Mr.
It is per request of the Undersigned of this petition that the Tomorrowland of Walt be restored from it's "New Tomorrowland" 1998-era remodel and since decay.
The Restore Disneyland Anaheim's Tomorrowland Petition to Michael Eisner; CEO of the Walt Disney Co. & The Walt Disney Co. was created by and written by Andy Castro.
www.petitiononline.com /disneytl/petition.html   (513 words)

 Tomorrowland: Disney In Space & Beyond (2004)
Naturally, “Tomorrowland” focused on futuristic subjects, and this DVD includes a number of looks at the topic.
Tomorrowland doesn’t pack many extras, but what we get is interesting.
Conception of Tomorrowland, comparisons of Walt’s vision of the future with others, the gradual development of Tomorrowland, the creation of the various TV programs, work on the 1964 World’s Fair, topics related to EPCOT, and Walt’s continuing influence.
www.dvdmg.com /waltdisneytomorrowland.shtml   (2021 words)

 AngeLingo: Featured Article: Places: Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland simply became unbelievable, and not in the sense that was originally intended.
The reopening of Tomorrowland as "New Tomorrowland" in 1967 was an attempt to regain some of the awe Tomorrowland was once capable of eliciting from Disneyland-goers.
While the 1970s brought a number of significant changes to Tomorrowland reflective of both larger technological advances and a response to the public's growing preference for "thrill rides," few of these changes would prove to be permanent.
angelingo.usc.edu /issue01/places/ditri.html   (2606 words)

Themed to be "the land of the future, " Tomorrowland is quite futuristic indeed.
It is easy to imagine being in the year 2030 when you journey through this area.
Aside from the "stellar" ambiance, Tomorrowland is the most popular area because of its futuristic attractions.
www.cob.montevallo.edu /FoxBT/Tomorrowland.html   (125 words)

 General Fun Facts about Disneyland's Tomorrowland
Towering in the distance is the original Rocket to the Moon attraction, which served as a focal point of Tomorrowland until it was removed in 1966.
I was talking with an employee at the park, and he was mentioning that all the Plants in Tomorrowland are in FACT all edible.
This is to confirm that all of the plants growing in Tomorrowland are edible fruits and vegetables.
www.oitc.com /Disney/Disneyland/Secrets/Tomorrow/General.html   (1285 words)

Guests will even get to text-message jokes on their cell phones for possible use in the show.
Tomorrowland adventure puts guests in the middle of the mayhem caused by
Guests drive their cars around a 2000' track (on a rail) at death defying speeds of up to 7 miles per hour.
www.mousetyme.com /Tomorrowland.html   (575 words)

A festering boil on the chin of Tomorrowland's credibility.
Since we last blogged, I quit my job in Jacksonville, sold the house, moved to Manhattan and started a new job as Content Strategist at Avenue A
Tomorrowland supports the pursuit of ergonomic flute solutions.
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 Daveland Disneyland Tomorrowland Photo Page
Tomorrowland’s showpiece was the TWA Moonliner, derived from the “Man in Space” TV shows.
The Tomorrowland train featured cars that were named for the planets, while the cars of the Fantasyland train were named after various Disney characters.
Instead, it was moved to the Tomorrowland entrance and placed on groundlevel, thus making the ride the new focal point as guests step from the main plaza of Disneyland into Tomorrowland.
davelandweb.com /tomorrowland   (2865 words)

 MckyFoto Photography - Disneyland New Tomorrowland Dedication
The old Rocket Jets attraction was relocated to the entrance of Tomorrowland and redesigned as the "Astro Orbitor".
All the colors of Tomorrowland are very bronze/copper toned and the general design of the land has a great deal of 'Jules Verne' and 'Leonardo da Vinci' influence.
Also on display are full size (what appear to be wire frame designs) old Tomorrowland transportation vehicles which include the "atommobile", the first monorail car, an original rocket jet and a peoplemover car.
www.mckyfoto.com /MediaEvents/Tomorrowland.html   (1082 words)

 Turn: Tomorrowland
At Disney World’s Tomorrowland, vacationers zip among the planets in 1950s-style rockets.
At the Carousel of Progress exhibit in Tomorrowland, the American family remains intact with an ever-improving array of electronic gadgets.
Disney's Tomorrowland was redesigned a few years ago in a Buck Rogers/Flash Gordon motif.
www.sptimes.com /News/122699/TURN/Tomorrowland.shtml   (1642 words)

Tomorrowland is inspired by Walt Disney's optimism and hope in the promise the future holds.
As Walt Disney once said, Tomorrowland is "a vista into a world of wondrous ideas… a step into the future.
Tomorrow offers new frontiers in science, adventure and ideals; the challenge of outer space… and the hope for a peaceful and unified world." People have always gazed to the heavens and dreamed of exploring the distant reaches of the universe to discover untold wonders.
park.hongkongdisneyland.com /hkdl/en_US/parks/landing?name=TomorrowlandLandingPage   (176 words)

The original Tomorrowland was almost an art deco influenced design, looking much like the "Man in Space" short subjects Disney was producing for both the TV program and the theatres.
Opened in 1959 with the first major addition to Tomorrowland, the Monorail was quickly extended to include a loop across the parking lot to the Disneyland Hotel.
Tomorrowland Terrace is also the location for live musical entertainment on the rising stage, and dancing occurs during the evening hours of the summer, weekends and holiday periods.
www.pacificsites.com /~drhoades/tomorrow.htm   (3312 words)

 No future in Tomorrowland - Salon
A s Baxter sums up the new Tomorrowland ideology: "Paris is brilliant, is world-renowned because of its care and keeping of what it was, as well as what it is. We in California are too much into the culture of bulldozing everything.
But if Tomorrowland is in any way about technology in the way that Walt thought of technology, it's visible only in Innoventions, the technology showcase that has taken up residence in the old America Sings theater.
Compared to Walt Disney's original Tomorrowland, which in 1955 really was about revolutionary new ideas -- plastic houses, men on the Moon, engines in the freeway instead of in the cars -- Innoventions is a bit more earthbound.
dir.salon.com /story/tech/feature/1998/05/28/feature/?pn=2   (1327 words)

 The Tomorrowland Train Station   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The changes were made as part of the 1998 Tomorrowland rehab.
The new sign at the entrance to the queue is a rotating 3-panel sign of time travel destinations from the Tomorrowland train station.
The three destinations are; the age of dinosaurs in the Grand Canyon Diorama, Main Street USA circa 1900 and Frontierland / New Orleans Square.
homepage.mac.com /andyda/tland/tltrain.html   (156 words)

 Amazon.com: Walt Disney Treasures - Tomorrowland: Disney in Space and Beyond: DVD: Disney   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The focus in this set is not on the Tomorrowland section of the Disney theme parks, but rather its original theme, mid-twentieth century concepts and dreams of the world to come and the efforts scientists of the time were making to bring them about.
Keep in mind that these "Tomorrowland" shows were made when space travel was still just a dream, though a very near one, which only adds to the enjoyment of viewing these retro programs.
The second Tomorrowland segment, "Man and the Moon," aired in 1955, but was rerun in 1959 as "Tomorrow the Moon," and tied in with the popular TWA Rocket to the Moon attraction at Disneyland.
www.amazon.com /Walt-Disney-Treasures-Tomorrowland-Beyond/dp/B0000BWVAI   (4333 words)

 WDW: Skyway to Fantasyland / Tomorrowland
In Feb 1999 the Skyway was in the news when a part-time Disney employee who had been working in the loading area of the ride fell to his death.
However in keeping with a general wish to remove older attractions, and replace them with updated ones the Skyway was finally closed on 10th November 1999, joining it's Californian cousin at Disneyland in Anaheim, which closed in 1994, and the Disneyland Tokyo Skyway which was closed in November 1998.
The ride was known as Skyway to Tomorrowland from the Fantasyland terminus, and as the Skyway to Fantasyland from the Tomorrowland terminus.
www.solarius.com /dvp/wdw/skyway.htm   (341 words)

 Red Antenna » Music » Tomorrowland - Variable
Since 1996, Tomorrowland have been releasing their critically-acclaimed vision of abstract, minimal rock.
Recorded between 2000 and 2001, the five songs found here on Variable represent the most advanced stage in Tomorrowland's evolution of sound.
As one half of the acclaimed Tomorrowland duo, Stephen Baker has become quite expert at fusing low-end.
www.redantenna.tv /music/pages/mp316.htm   (168 words)

 Browse by Artist: TOMORROWLAND
"Tomorrowland's music is the sweet sound of robots singing to themselves.
The duo use guitars augmented with organs, synthesizers, percussion and audiometer to construct swirling masses of dancing colors and shapes.
"As Tomorrowland, Stephen Baker and Nick Brackney conjure staggering vistas of the microscopic and present a startling advance in contemporary sonic nanoscience.
www.forcedexposure.com /artists/tomorrowland.html   (173 words)

 Tomorrowland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nick Brackney and Steve Baker started playing together as Tomorrowland after the demise of Brackney's previous group Children's Ice Cream.
Victoria Segal said that Tomorrowland "share Labradford's Satie-like luminescence" in NME and Tomas Palermo noted in XLR8R that "their sound is entirely beatless but not without vibrations and transparent rhythms.
"Tomorrowland are the sound of Flying Saucer Attack in a toyshop.
www.kranky.net /artists/tomorrowland.html   (274 words)

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