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Dumbo Flying Elephants is an original 1955 Fantasyland attraction at Disneyland. A second version may be found at Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland. The Disneyland attraction is located just north of King Arthur Carrousel while the Magic Kingdom attraction may be found across from Cinderella's Golden Carrousel. 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fantasyland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Disneyland Park, formerly referred to simply as Disneyland from 1955-1998 is a theme park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, USA (28 miles from Downtown Los Angeles). ... The Magic Kingdom is a theme park covering 107 acres (433,000 m²) at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando. ... King Arthur Carrousel Carousel at Disneyland. ...


Built in August 1955, one month after the park's opening and based on the character from the 1941 animated feature, the sixteen ride vehicles are each shaped like Dumbo and are mounted on articulated armatures connected to a rotating hub. The passengers ride in the "Dumbos" and can maneuver them up and down with a joystick which operates a hydraulic ram. The ride itself rotates counterclockwise at a constant rate. Dumbo is the fourth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... Armature is usually the rotating part of an electric motor or dynamo. ... Joystick elements: 1. ...


The attraction was originally built with ten ride vehicles which were intended to represent not the "one and only" Dumbo but the alcohol-induced "pink elephants" scene from the film. In fact, the working title of the attraction was "10 Pink Elephants On Parade" and the elephants were actually painted pink on installation. Walt Disney objected, not wishing Disneyland's patrons to ride vehicles themed to a hallucination and thereby ordered them painted gray. When Disneyland's Fantasyland was remodeled in 1983, the attraction was expanded to its present-day sixteen vehicles. Like other remaining 1955 attractions, one of Disneyland's Dumbos was painted gold in honor of that park's fiftieth anniversary in 2005. Pink Elephants on Parade is a segment from the movie Dumbo in which Dumbo and Timothy Mouse begin seeing pink elephants. ... Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966), was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, and philanthropist. ... An hallucination is a sensory perception experienced in the absence of an external stimulus, as distinct from an illusion, which is a misperception of an external stimulus. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikinews has news related to: Disneyland marks 50th anniversary The Happiest Homecoming on Earth is the eighteen-month-long celebration (held through 2005 and 2006) of the fiftieth anniversary of the Disneyland theme park, which opened on July 17, 1955. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


A circa 1915 band organ occasionally provides background music. This powerful instrument is capable of being heard more than a mile away; it is quite naturally operated at only a fraction of its potential. 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Trivia

  • A figure of Timothy Mouse rides atop the central hub. The figure originally held a training whip, later replaced with the "magic feather." It has since been changed back to the whip.
  • At the 1992 Disneyana convention, one of the original ride vehicles sold for US$16,000.

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Reference

  • Trahan, Kendra D. (2004). Disneyland Detective: An INDEPENDENT Guide to Discovering Disney's Legend, Lore, and Magic! PermaGrin Publishing, Inc., Mission Viejo, California. ISBN 0-9717464-0-0
Disneyland Park Attractions
50th Anniversary
Year of a Million Dreams
Main Street, USA: 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 Flying Elephants | 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 | 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: 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 | Dapper Dans | | Fantasmic!


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Honey, I Shrunk The Audience is a 3-D film at several Disney theme parks themed to the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids film series. ... Space Mountain is a popular enclosed roller coaster ride at five Disney theme parks. ... Star Tours is a simulator ride located in many of the Disney theme parks, including Disneyland in California, Disney-MGM Studios in Florida, Disneyland Park in Paris, and Tokyo Disneyland in Japan. ... Frontierland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a roller-coaster attraction at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris theme parks. ... Tom Sawyer Island is literally a physical island in the middle Disneyland Park. ... The Mark Twain Riverboat is an attraction, located at the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, on which passengers embark on a scenic, 12-minute journey around the Rivers of America. ... 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Attractions at Magic Kingdom style parks
Main Street, U.S.A.: The Dapper Dans | Disneyland Railroad | Disney in the Stars | Disney on Parade | Fantasy in the Sky |
Main Street Electrical Parade | Remember... Dreams Come True | Walt Disney World Railroad | Wishes | World Bazaar
Fantasyland: Cinderella Castle | Dumbo Flying Elephants | King Arthur Carrousel | Mad Tea Party | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh | Matterhorn Bobsleds | Mickey's PhilharMagic |
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride | Peter Pan's Flight | Pinocchio's Daring Journey | Skyway | Sleeping Beauty Castle | Snow White's Scary Adventures | "it's a small world"
Tomorrowland: Adventure Thru Inner Space | America Sings | Autopia | Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters | Captain EO | Carousel of Progress | Delta Dreamflight |
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage | Honey, I Shrunk the Audience | If You Had Wings | Innoventions | PeopleMover/Tomorrowland Transit Authority | Magic Journeys |
Rocket Jets/Astro Orbitor | Rocket Rods | Space Mountain | Star Tours | Stitch's Great Escape! | The Timekeeper
Frontierland/Critter Country: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad | Country Bear Jamboree | Pinewood Indians | Splash Mountain | Rivers of America
Adventureland: Indiana Jones Adventure | Jungle Cruise | Raging Spirits | Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Liberty Square/New Orleans Square: The Haunted Mansion | Rivers of America | Pirates of the Caribbean
Other: Club 33 | Fantasmic! | Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin

 
 

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