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This page is to help you quickly jump through this picture set. Below you will see a listing of the pages and the captions on that page.

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    After lunch was the Imagineering the Magic of Disney panel hosted by Marty Sklar
    X Atencio who started with Disney as an animator in 1938.
    X is now 91 years old
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    He is probably best known for his work on Pirates of the Caribbean.
    Next up Alice Davis, wife of famous Imagineer Marc Davis, but also herself a Disney Legend for her work in costume design.
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    Bob Gurr danced onto the stage
    Showing how many Autopia cars made it through the first day (two)
    Don Iwerks
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    Kathy Mangum, I did not realize she started in the parks over 30 years ago. Her current project is Cars Land.
    Tony Baxter
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    Dave Durham
    On the far right is Kevin Rafferty (he never seemed to look at the camera in any of my tight shots). This panel combined for over 307 years of Disney Experience.
    Marty went through questions ranging from Favorite Project (Xs was Pirates)
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    To memories of Walt and Disneyland. Alice talked about Walt showing off the figures from Carousel of Progress and how they were going to drive the Grandmother to the airport and fly her in a regular seat to the fair.
    Dons favorite project was the Circarama.
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    Dave talked a little about the Blue Sky process and how 96% of the ideas are not used.
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    A wider shot of the ballroom
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    After a dinner break everyone was let back into the Ballroom for the evenings entertainment.
    First the Disney Legends who were in attendance were introduced (and those who were not were on the slides, which looked to be the same from the Expo)
    Jack Linquist
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    Bob and Alice stopped to do a dance number mid stage.
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    Dave Smith who is retiring from the archives soon.
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    Finally Richard Sherman took the stage.
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    The segment was called Richard Sherman reflects on his music from the Parks.
    He told stories of how he and his brother worked with Walt and the songs they came up with for the parks.
    In between stories he played for us (how great to hear him again!!)
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    The favorite line of the evening was how Walt would turn to the Shermans and say we need a song to explain this... this ranged from the Tiki Room to Small World.
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    Next up was John Tartaglia. He briefly spoke about the parks and his experiences.
    Then launched into a number with props and all (guess what he sung)
    Yeah Grim Grinning Ghosts
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    Tracie Thoms joined him onstage for a rendition of Golden Dream
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    I should mention the great live band that performed. Here is Sal Lozano
    Rich Shaw
    Ray Brinker
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    Nelson Kole (who was also the Director)
    Ana Ortiz came out to sing Two Brothers
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    Michael Urie was next with a Fantasyland Medley
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    Which included volunteers to help him out.
    This group for You Can Fly!
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    And this one for the Unbirthday song (all three were celebrating their birthdays today so this song was not for them).
    Ana Ortiz was back to sing a Whole New World. Steven Clark came out to say her duet partner could not make it and he found a replacement.
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    D23s own Jeffrey Epstein
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    Terron Brooks was next with a Splash Mountain Medley
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    Wilson Cruz with Second Star to the Right/When You Wish Upon a Star
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    You Ho (A Pirates Life for Me) Ana Ortiz and Michael Urie
    This was my favorite number, they seemed to be having a blast!
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    Noticed she did it barefoot even.
    A pause for some jokes (was too busy laughing/groaning to write them down, sorry.. if anyone remembers let me know).
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    Recreating a famous moment.
    Tracie Thoms is back for Just One Dream
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    To close out the evening the Melo-D 23 took to the stage for a medley of Sherman Brothers tunes
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    Richard Sherman came back on stage for the finale.
    First he played Small World as a solo/slow/version as it was originally written.
    Then transitioned to a more traditional playing.
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    No pressure to play the song with the legend over your shoulder.
    How about singing with him nearby too!
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    They sung many of the languages used in the attraction.
    Then the rest of the evenings performers joined the chorus to round out the evening.
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  • Page Number: 37
    The program from the evening.
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