Tuesday, February 12, 2008

1965 Press Event Ticket

Here's another press event ticket for the 1965 Tencennial Celebration at Disneyland, which was held 10 years and a day after the opening.

I've seen footage of this event...gotta love that dancing cake.


Vintage Disneyland Tickets said...

Hey, I have nightmares about that dancing cake!!!

Awesome ticket! I love all things 1965 (the year I was born!)...

I wonder what the "Press Credentials" looked like?

Fun Stuff - THANKS!!!!

Major Pepperidge said...

Cool ticket!

One of the things that drives me crazy about those vintage Disneyland themed TV shows is that they usually spend 10 or 15 minutes on a parade or dance routine (which range from mildly entertaining to yawn-inducing), and then often show repeated footage of the entire "It's a Small World" ride. I guess the cost-cutting was too great to resist?

jedblau said...

Major, you've hit on a deep dark secret of mine. I find a lot of the Disneyland TV programs to be.....boring. The early ones less so because the footage was fresh, but by the mid-60's, zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

olddisneylandfan said...


Wow--I don't remember those, but that's the event I attended as a kid.

Jedblau, what's your email address? I scanned our "official" family photo of that day and tried to get a decent scan of our press party badges/credentials.

Major Pepperidge said...

Jed, not to belabor the subject, but years ago, somebody gave me a bunch of "Vault Disney" episodes that he had taped off of TV, all Disneyland related shows (many not available on DVD yet). I saw so much repeated footage, it was ridiculous (like a POV ride on the Matterhorn, which is awesome at first, but by the third time....yeesh).

Newer shows from the 80's, with stars like Tony Danza or whoever, are unwatchable!!

jedblau said...

Olddisneylandfan -

You can write me at jedblau@yahoo.com. Thanks!