Disney-MGM Studios

middle 1989

 

The official theme park guidebook for Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World from the middle of 1989.

 

Guide book's main theme: "The Great Movie Ride"

 

Changes in the guide book include (since the early 1989 guidebook):

- Addition of two-hour photo express services in the park.

- "The Great Movie Ride" is labeled as "Chinese Theatre, home of 'The Great Movie Ride.'"

- The previously unnamed show on Hollywood Boulevard is now known as "Theatre of the Stars."

- "Hollywood & Vine" is now classified as being in the Lakeside Circle section of the park instead of Hollywood Boulevard.

- Renaming of "Epic Stunt Spectacular" to "Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular."

- "Endor Vendors" is labeled as opening in early 1990 (the previous guidebook implied that the store was open and that only "Star Tours" was still closed).

- "Walking Tour" has been added to the "Backstage Studio Tour" page to help imply which stops are on the tram ride and which parts happen along the walking tour.

- The generic photo opportunity shop is now known as "Fototoons."

- The area with the Animation Tour is labeled as being the Studio Courtyard.

- The "Soundstage Restaurant" and "The Catwalk Bar" are now classified as being in the Studio Courtyard.

- The "Photocopying Process" part of the Animation Tour is now known as "Cell Transfer."

- The Walt Disney World Swan resort is being labeled as "Just Opened" (Scheduled Opening Late Fall 1989).

- Advertisement for The Little Mermaid (opening November 17, 1989).

 

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This guidebook for the Disney-MGM Studios is (c) The Walt Disney Company and Kodak.

 

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