Rare Photos: Walt Disney and the Debut of ‘it’s a small world’

Walt Disney as he revealed his plans for “it’s a small world” at the New York World’s Fair on the “Wonderful World of Color” episode, entitled, “Disneyland Goes to the World’s Fair.

Walt and the world's fair diagram

Walt and the World's Fair model.

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First Disneyland Park Ambassador Julie Reihm Casaletto with Walt in

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Childhood Personified: Walt and his Child Stars

This black-and-white photograph shows Walt Disney and Louis Lundburg studying the Imagineers' model of It's a Small World at Disneyland circa 1966 during the attraction's installation in Fantasyland. Moved from the 1964–65 New York World's Fair, the facade of It's a Small World is seen shrouded in scaffolding behind the two men. Mr. Lundburg was Chairman of Bank of America, the corporate sponsor at Disneyland.

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1957 Photo: Walt Disney and a Haberdashed Horse at Disneyland Park

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The Magical Story of Disney Stock

Historic Walt Disney Photo: Walt in 1935 - Disney Diary

You may be cool, but you’ll never be “Walt Disney in a purple feathered hat cool”……

One Girl's Dream - My Disney Journey - from the opening month of the Magic Kingdom to the Disney Parks Moms Panel

I <3 Walt. Too much.

Walt Disney on Peter Pan's Flight. Peter Pan's Flight is a GREAT ride for children! It is colorful, and tame.

Disneyland popcorn

Walt with Popcorn Vendor From Disneyland Special “Disneyland After Dark” Originally Aired April 1962

The Carousel Of Progress. It was wonderful to see the nostalgic items still at Disney!!!

Walt Disney in front of the Carousel Of Progress ride

Walt on the stage of the Carousel of Progress as it was being prepared for debut at the 1964 NY World's Fair, explaining "audioanimatronics." From "Disneyland Goes to the World's Fair" (49:55) (Originally aired on Disney's Wonderful World of Color show May 17, 1964)

"There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow".but "Now is the Best Time" to check out Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress!

Walt Disney with Harriet Burns, the first woman hired by Walt Disney Imagineering

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Disneyland from the past

Rare photo of Walt Disney taken at the opening of the Skyway attraction on June 1956 at Disneyland park.

Walt Disney Riding It's A Small World in Disneyland. So adorable!

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Walt Disney and animator Ward Kimball

Ward Kimball with Walt Disney: Mad Hatter’s Sketch

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