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It's a Small World
Designer Walt Disney; Mary Blair
Attraction type Boat canal
Propulsion method Flume Pumps
Vehicle type Boat
Vehicle capacity 20 (5 rows of 4 guests)
1964 New York World's Fair
Opening date April 22, 1964
Closing date October 17, 1965
Sponsored by Pepsi; UNICEF
Disneyland
Land Fantasyland
Opening date May 28, 1966
Wheelchair accessible.
Magic Kingdom
Land Fantasyland
Opening date October 1, 1971
Wheelchair accessible.
Tokyo Disneyland
Land Fantasyland
Opening date April 15, 1983
Sponsored by Sogo
Wheelchair accessible.
Disneyland Park (Paris)
Land Fantasyland
Opening date April 12, 1992
Sponsored by France Télécom
Wheelchair accessible.
Hong Kong Disneyland
Land Fantasyland
Opening date Early 2008

"it's a small world" is a popular attraction at several Walt Disney theme parks including: Disneyland (in California), the Magic Kingdom (in Florida), Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris. It has been announced that it will open in Hong Kong Disneyland in 2008. The ride features a multitude of audio-animatronic figures in the style of children of the world singing the ride's title track, which unifies a theme of global peace. Image File history File links Its_A_Small_Worldattractionposterdlrp. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Mary Blair (October 21, 1911–July 26, 1978), born Mary Robinson, was an art supervisor for The Walt Disney Company who produced striking conceptual art for such films as Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. ... View of the New York Worlds Fair 1964/1965 as seen from the observation towers of the New York State pavilion. ... 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Contents

History

Like several other Disneyland attractions, "it's a small world" originated with the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair (it was Pepsi's pavilion.) After the fair closed the ride was transferred to Disneyland and when the other parks opened they too included versions of the ride. The attraction was designed by Mary Blair, who was also an art director on severalDisney animated features (including Cinderella and Peter Pan). Like many Disneyland and Walt Disney World attractions, scenes and characters were designed by Marc Davis, while his wife, Alice Davis, designed the outfits of the dolls. View of the New York Worlds Fair 1964/1965 as seen from the observation towers of the New York State pavilion. ... Pepsi-Cola, commonly called Pepsi, is a soft drink produced and manufactured by PepsiCo. ... Mary Blair (October 21, 1911–July 26, 1978), born Mary Robinson, was an art supervisor for The Walt Disney Company who produced striking conceptual art for such films as Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. ... Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA) is the animation studio that makes up a key element of The Walt Disney Company. ... Walt Disneys 1950 adaptation of Cinderella. ... Peter Pan is the fourteenth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... Marc Fraser Davis (March 30, 1913–January 12, 2000) was a prominent artist and animator for Walt Disney Studios. ...


The name of the ride was originally "children of the world". When Walt Disney demonstrated it to songwriters the Sherman Brothers the ride's soundtrack featured numerous national anthems all playing at once. Disney said, "I need one song." In response, the brothers wrote what would be known as the most performed and translated song on earth: "it's a small world". [1] For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman at the London Palladium in 2002 during the premiere of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Stage Musical. ...


Characteristics

Exterior

The white with pastel accents color scheme from 1983.
The white with pastel accents color scheme from 1983.
Topiary sculptures lining the waterway in front of "it's a small world".
Topiary sculptures lining the waterway in front of "it's a small world".

The outer façade of the building at Disneyland is a gigantic clock. On the quarter-hour, wooden dolls representing different cultures parade out of the clock, after the last dolls exit the clock, a pair of giant doors swings open to reveal two large toy blocks — one block with the hour, and one block with the minutes, written in highly stylized numerals, then a bell tolls indicating the time. Small World 1983 color scheme Taken by Elf | Talk Disneyland, CA 1983 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Small World 1983 color scheme Taken by Elf | Talk Disneyland, CA 1983 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Small World 1995 topiary Taken by Elf | Talk Disneyland, CA 1995 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Small World 1995 topiary Taken by Elf | Talk Disneyland, CA 1995 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... West façade of the Notre-Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral A facade (or façade) is the exterior of a building – especially the front, but also sometimes the sides and rear. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A clock (from the Latin cloca, bell) is an instrument for measuring time. ... Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning to cultivate), generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activity significance. ... A numeral is a symbol or group of symbols that represents a number. ... A bell is a simple sound-making device. ...


The exterior has been slightly redesigned and repainted over the years, first as all-white with gold trim, then in myriad pastel colors, in white with pastel accents, and is currently all-white with gold trim as it was in the 1960s. The gardens around the building are decorated with topiary animals. This article is about the color. ... Pastel is an art medium in the form of a stick, consisting of pure powdered pigment and a binder. ... This article is about the color. ... A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. ... A topiary dinosaur at Epcot Topiary is the art of creating sculptures in the medium of shrubbery, after the Latin word for an ornamental landscape gardener, toparius. ...


Show

Can-can dancing figures representing France.
Can-can dancing figures representing France.

Inside the building, the ride features stylized animatronic dolls in national costumes singing the title song in numerous languages. At Disneyland, boats carrying the riders visit the regions of the world in separate rooms: Small World 1995 can-can figures Taken by Elf | Talk Disneyland, CA 1995. ... Small World 1995 can-can figures Taken by Elf | Talk Disneyland, CA 1995. ... Audio-Animatronics is the registered trademark for a form of robotics created by Walt Disney Imagineering for shows and attractions at Disney theme parks, and subsequently expanded on and used by other companies. ...

  • The Hello Room, greets the guests to the attraction, showing different cultural greetings from around the world.
  • The Scandinavia/North Pole room, with dolls representing Scandinavia, with the song sung in Swedish.
  • Europe, with the song sung in German, English with a Cockney accent, Dutch, Spanish, French and Italian, as well as having a yodeler in the section representing Switzerland.
  • Asia, with the song sung in Japanese.
  • Africa, with the rhythm of the song marked with drums then sung in English.
  • South America, with the song sung in Spanish.
  • South Seas, with the song sung with an underwater gurgling sound by mermaids for the first section of the room (Disneyland and Disneyland Paris only), and traditional Polynesian versions of the song throughout the rest of the room.
  • New Guinea, a small, relatively dark room with a rainforest scene and native drummers.
  • The Finale Room, with representatives from all the cultures of the world dressed in white versions of their native costumes and singing in English in unison. A cowboy and American Indian standing together are the only dolls during the ride that represent the United States.
  • The Goodbye room, showing different postcards and parting phrases from different cultures around the world, though in the Walt Disney World version, there are flowers instead.

At the other Disney parks, the path of the flume winds around one large room, emphasizing its theme that the world is small and interconnected. The order the countries appear and which countries are represented vary in each version of the ride. Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region centered on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe and includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... St Mary-le-Bow The term cockney refers to working-class inhabitants of London, particularly east London, and the slang used by these people. ... Look up Accent in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Bass drum made from wood rope and cowskin A drum is a musical instrument in the percussion group, technically classified as a membranophone. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... A mermaid (from the Middle English mere in the obsolete sense sea(as in maritime,the Latin mare, sea) + maid(en)) is a legendary aquatic creature with the head and torso of human female and the tail of a fish. ... For other uses, see Cowboy (disambiguation). ... Native Americans are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ...

  • They do not begin with a separate room for the Arctic; the Scandinavian dolls are in the Europe room.
  • The rainforest scene is in the Latin America room.
  • In the Disneyland Paris version of the ride, there is a North America room, with dolls representing Canada and the United States.
  • At the Magic Kingdom in Florida, the ride recently reopened with a state-of-the-art sound system, a few new animatronic figures, and a loading area similar to the ride's façade at Disneyland.
  • The Hong Kong Disneyland version currently under construction will add 30 Disney characters into certain scenes with them being placed in areas their stories originated. It will also have an expanded Asia and North America sequences, and the promise of "a spectacular 'curtain call' with some extraordinary optical lighting effects not seen on any other Disney ride"[2].

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Holiday season

"it's a small world holiday" lighting display.
"it's a small world holiday" lighting display.

Since 1997, Disneyland has featured "it's a small world holiday" during the Christmas and winter seasons. The attraction is usually closed in October to receive temporary holiday decorations inside and outside, only to reopen in early November before the start of the busy Holiday tourist season. The overlay has proved very popular and at one point during its run needed the use of temporary FASTPASS machines (which have since been uninstalled). The attraction is the same boat voyage through many regions of the world featuring choruses of children singing. During the ride, the main theme song is not played fully, but instead the children of the world sing "Jingle Bells" and a bridge of "Deck the Halls" added to the main theme. The holiday overlay has since been implemented at Tokyo Disneyland. its a small world Holiday at Disneyland, November 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... its a small world Holiday at Disneyland, November 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Jingle Bells, originally One Horse Open Sleigh, is one of the best known and commonly sung secular Christmas songs in the world. ... Deck the Halls is a secular Christmas carol. ...


During the 2005–2006 holiday season, in order to remove some of the massive crowds from the main plaza during the popular Remember... Dreams Come True fireworks spectacular, a second viewing station was installed at "it's a small world". At the same time, the outdoor facade incorporated a sophisticated, elaborate multi-media presentation projected on the colored patters of the outer façade each quarter hour after dusk. Remember. ...


Parodies

The song and the ride have been the subjects of numerous parodies:

  • Disney's Disneyland "Bootstrappers" pirate singers in 2006 warns park patrons of the "cursed dinghy ride" where they stick poor little children in a boat in a dark tunnel where they play the same song over and over again, and you can't get it out of your head. They then sing the cursed tune in a minor key. Also, at the Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe in Tomorrowland at Disney World's Magic Kingdom, an animatronic lounge singer plays the song and claims that "On my planet, we use that song to break the enemy."
  • A Saturday Night Live sketch from the 1982-1983 season (season eight) showed people getting trapped and dying one by one on a ride similar to "It's A Small World".
  • By Disney's own film The Lion King (in which Zazu, as Scar's bard, sings the song, much to Scar's distress) and Jim Henson's Muppet*Vision 3D attraction
  • In the Disney movie Kronk's New Groove, Yzma and Kronk go to their lab and at the beginning there's a fast-paced song in the background with a parody of it's a small world figures.
  • In an episode of The Simpsons, the family visits Duff Gardens, itself a parody of a number of theme parks, and Aunt Selma, Lisa, and Bart ride "The Little Land of Duff" which features animatronic children singing about Duff Beer.
  • An episode of Courage the Cowardly Dog set in "Doc Gerbil's World," an underground river complete with Audio-Animatronics and a repeating, monotonous soundtrack.
  • The "The Wonderful World of Wizzley" episode of My Life as a Teenage Robot, where Brad, Tuck, and Jenny are at an amusement park and ride on a ride called The World Ain't So Big.
  • An episode of Family Guy as "It's a Tiny World", where Stewie is chained to the floor with hundreds of other children and forced to sing on the threat of appearing in a Christmas movie starring Tim Allen, but the children are later freed by Peter. The Small World ride was also briefly mentioned in a previous episode of Family Guy, in which then-CEO Michael Eisner claims that he must get back to Disneyland before it opens, as they are "ethnically cleansing" the Small World ride.
  • An episode of Pinky, Elmyra, and the Brain (a spinoff of Pinky and the Brain), in which Brain attempts to take over the world by altering a key verse in the show's version of the song during the "Happy Sappy Children of Many Lands" ride.
  • The 2005 movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, wherein a display of saccharine puppets singing "Wonka's Welcome Song" are subsequently torched by the display's own fireworks (and are later seen in the Doll Hospital and Burn Ward, which was described by Wonka as being "relatively new").
  • In the film Shrek, Donkey unwittingly activates a souvenir photo-generating kiosk which welcomes the pair to the city of DuLoc via animatronics and a song extremely similar to those of "it's a small world".
  • Fun-Fun Universe (from FoxTrot) has a ride like "it's a small world" near 'Souveneir-land' that promotes spending and the lyrics are changed ("It's a fun-fun world where children sing/it'a a fun-fun world where bells ring-a-ling/it's a fun-fun world both high and low/it's a fun-fun world, go spend that dough!).
  • In Kim Possible: So the Drama (2005), one of Dr. Drakken's evil plans is "it's a small world"-like rides to drive people insane.
  • The song "Ana Ng" by They Might Be Giants includes the lyric "all alone at the '64 World's Fair / eighty dolls yelling 'small girl after all'." In some live performances the band replaces the song's usual bridge with the repeated line "it's a small girl after all" sung to the tune of the original.
  • In another Disney film, The Lion King 1 1/2, when Pumbaa stops the movie to go to the bathroom, Timon starts humming the song,then he starts singing it, then he starts humming it again. Also on the Virtual Safari on the movie's DVD, they go through a bug-themed version of "small world". At one point, Uncle Max says he "can't get that song out of his head."
  • In the House of Mouse episode Chip and Dale, Goofy sings the "Nuts" song which was sung to the same tune as It's a Small World.
  • The song became an in-joke among Disney Theme Park staffers. Most notably, cast members at Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Play It! claimed that if an audience member yelled the answer to a question out, they would be removed from the studio and forced to ride the ride continuously for eight hours.

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The song

(Left to right) Songwriters Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman with Walt Disney in a promotional film for the New York World's Fair (1964)
(Left to right) Songwriters Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman with Walt Disney in a promotional film for the New York World's Fair (1964)

The well-known catchiness of the song is due not only to its constant repetition for the duration of the ride (which lasts about fifteen minutes, not including time in line), but Robert J. Sherman explains that the structure of the song may also play a role: Image File history File links Shermans042. ... Image File history File links Shermans042. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Earworm, a loan translation of the German Ohrwurm, is a term for a song stuck in ones head, particularly an annoying one. ...

Like many songs, It's a Small World has a verse and a chorus. One thing which makes this song particularly 'catchy' is that the verse and chorus work in counterpoint to each other. This means that you can play the same chords over and over again, but with different melodies. The repetitive, yet varied pattern tricks your mind into absorbing the work without it becoming tiresome to your ear [1].

Attraction facts and figures

"it's a small world" at Tokyo Disneyland

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  • Grand Opening: May 28, 1966
  • Designers: WED Enterprises
  • Animated/unanimated figures: 400
  • Slogan: The happiest cruise that ever sailed 'round the world.
  • Former Sponsors: Bank of America and Mattel
  • Ride Length: 14:23
  • Ticket Required: "E"
  • Ride System: Flume Ride

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  • Grand Opening: October 1, 1971 (Opened with Magic Kingdom park)
  • Grand Re-Opening: March 18, 2005
  • Designers: WED Enterprises
  • Length: 1,085'
  • Flume capacity: 500,000 US gallons (2,000 m³) of water
  • Animated/unanimated figures: 472
    • Audio-Animatronics Figures: 289
    • Toys: 147
    • Animated Props: 36
  • Slogan: The happiest cruise that ever sailed the seven seas.
  • Ride Length: 13:30
  • Ride System: Flume Ride
  • Former Sponsors: Mattel (1991–1998)

Tokyo Disneyland attraction version: October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Walt Disney Imagineering was formed by entertainment mogul Walt Disney on December 16, 1952 as WED Enterprises (WED: Walter Elias Disney) to develop plans for a theme park and to manage Disneys personal assets. ... Mattel Inc. ... Tokyo Disneyland ) is one of two theme parks in the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo. ...

Disneyland Paris attraction version: April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Walt Disney Imagineering was formed by entertainment mogul Walt Disney on December 16, 1952 as WED Enterprises (WED: Walter Elias Disney) to develop plans for a theme park and to manage Disneys personal assets. ... Sogo Kobe Department Store Sogo Co. ... Castle of the Sleeping Beauty in Disneyland Park Disneyland Resort Paris is a theme park in Marne-la-Vallée, near Paris. ...

Hong Kong Disneyland attraction version: April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Walt Disney Imagineering was formed by entertainment mogul Walt Disney on December 16, 1952 as WED Enterprises (WED: Walter Elias Disney) to develop plans for a theme park and to manage Disneys personal assets. ... France Télécom is the main telecommunication company in France. ... The fountain featuring Mickey Mouse in the Park Promenade next to Hong Kong Disneyland The Disney music album released to celebrate the opening of disneyland Hong Kong Disneyland (Traditional Chinese: 香港迪士尼樂園; Cantonese Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 dik6 si6 nei4 lok6 jyun4; Mandarin Pinyin: XiānggÇŽng Díshìní Lèyuán...

2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Walt Disney Imagineering was formed by entertainment mogul Walt Disney on December 16, 1952 as WED Enterprises (WED: Walter Elias Disney) to develop plans for a theme park and to manage Disneys personal assets. ...

See also

Disneyland is a theme park within the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California conceived by Walt Disney. ... The Magic Kingdom is a theme park located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. ...

External links

References

  1. ^ a b It's A Small World by Disneyland Chorus (HTML). Retrieved on 2006 May 21.
  2. ^ http://www.hkdlsource.com/news/viewstory&story=73
Disneyland Attractions
Main Street, U.S.A.: Disneyland Railroad | Main Street Cinema | Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln | Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years
Main Street Vehicles: Fire Engines | Horse-Drawn Streetcars | Horseless Carriage | Omnibus
Fantasyland: Alice in Wonderland | Casey Jr. Circus Train | Dumbo the Flying Elephant | Fantasyland Theater
"it's a small world" | King Arthur Carrousel | Mad Tea Party | Matterhorn Bobsleds | Mr. Toad's Wild Ride | Peter Pan's Flight
Pinocchio's Daring Journey | Sleeping Beauty Castle | Snow White's Scary Adventures | Storybook Land Canal Boats
Tomorrowland: Astro Orbitor | Autopia | Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters | Disneyland Monorail System | Disneyland Railroad
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage | Honey, I Shrunk the Audience | Innoventions | Space Mountain | Starcade | Star Tours
Frontierland: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad | Pirate's Lair at Tom Sawyer Island | Frontierland Shooting Exposition | Mark Twain Riverboat
Rafts to Tom Sawyer's Island | Sailing Ship Columbia | Big Thunder Ranch | The Golden Horseshoe Stage
Adventureland: Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room | Indiana Jones Adventure | Jungle Cruise | Tarzan's Treehouse
New Orleans Square: Haunted Mansion | Pirates of the Caribbean | The Disney Gallery | Club 33
Critter Country: Splash Mountain | Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's Toontown: Chip 'n Dale Treehouse | Donald's Boat | Gadget's Go Coaster | Goofy's Playouse | Mickey's House
Minnie's House | Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin
Entertainment: Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams | Remember... Dreams Come True | The Dapper Dans | Fantasmic!
Magic Kingdom Attractions
Main Street, U.S.A.: Main Street Vehicles: Horse-Drawn Streetcars | Horseless Carriage | VMK Central | Walt Disney World Railroad
Fantasyland: Ariel's Grotto | Cinderella Castle | Cinderella's Golden Carrousel | Dumbo the Flying Elephant
Fairtytale Garden | it's a small world | Mad Tea Party | Mickey's Philharmagic
Peter Pan's Flight | Pooh's Playful Spot | Snow White's Scary Adventures | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Tomorrowland: Astro Orbitor | Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin | Galaxy Palace Theater | Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
Space Mountain | Stitch's Great Escape! | Tomorrowland Arcade | Tomorrowland Indy Speedway
Tomorrowland Transit Authority | Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Frontierland: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad | Country Bear Jamboree | Frontierland Shootin' Arcade | Splash Mountain
Tom Sawyer Island | Walt Disney World Railroad
Adventureland: The Enchanted Tiki Room (Under New Management) | Jungle Cruise | The Magic Carpets of Aladdin | Pirates of the Caribbean
Swiss Family Treehouse
Liberty Square: Hall of Presidents | Haunted Mansion | Liberty Square Riverboat
Mickey's Toontown Fair: The Barnstormer at Goofy's Wiseacre Farm | Donald's Boat | Judge's Tent | Mickey's Country House
Minnie's Country House | Toon Park | Toontown Hall of Fame Tent | Walt Disney World Railroad
Entertainment: The Dapper Dans | Disney's Dreams Come True Parade | Dream-Along with Mickey | Wishes

 
 

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