The Making Of Disneyland
The “Happiest Place on Earth” began in Walt Disney’s mind in the early 1940s before becoming a reality in 1955. The now worldwide corporation broke ground to $17 million, a 160-acre orchard, and just a single year of construction! Perhaps most amazingly, one of the largest entertainment corporations in the world came into existence on the back of Disney’s imagination and the popularity of his animated drawings.
The cartoon tycoon also made the incredibly prescient decision to continually invest in technology to improve not only his animated children’s movies but also his vast “Mickey Mouse Park.” Here’s the unbelievable history of Disneyland!