DLP Design & History
D2DLP dives into the details and history of Disneyland Paris, interviews with imagineers, cast members and Disney historians.
In an ongoing series of video highlights about the people making the magic at Disneyland Paris, InsidEars Live From The Magic treats us to a behind the scenes look at the mysteries of DLP. In the latest episode, we found out how many castle turrets were moved for refurbishment and 4 other interesting things you may not have known about.
For its 29th anniversary celebration, Disneyland Paris treated fans to a beautifully produced walk & talk video through the park and its history. With insights and stories from Imagineers, Cast Members and even a former Park President, here are ten interesting highlights we learned from the special hour-long presentation. There used to be a real Venetian Gondola outside Bella Notte Pizzeria According to Imagineer Yves Benyeta who has been part of the original DLP team since 1990, the Walt Disney Imagineering head in charge of creating Fantasyland, Tom K. Morris, made…
On the 20th of March 1993, Disneyland Paris opened La Galerie de la Belle au Bois Dormant inside Sleeping Beauty’s Castle. This stunning walkthrough on the upper level of Sleeping Beauty’s castle epitomized the craft and art of all the imagineers and artisans who worked to create the magic of Disneyland Paris. Carefully carved ornaments, intricate tapestries and detailed decorations painted on the inner dome of the castle are already awe-inspiring, but the showstopper up here must be the stained glass windows retelling Sleeping Beauty’s tale. The nine arched windows were…