International Gardens Display at the Ford Pavilion, New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

Summary

For its pavilion at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair, Ford Motor Company brought in Walt Disney to design a "unique and memorable entertainment adventure" that would outshine its competitors. This became the Magic Skyway ride, in which guests sat in Ford convertibles through a Disney-designed show. The International Gardens display, featuring 12 miniature villages, represented Ford's global reach.

For its pavilion at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair, Ford Motor Company brought in Walt Disney to design a "unique and memorable entertainment adventure" that would outshine its competitors. This became the Magic Skyway ride, in which guests sat in Ford convertibles through a Disney-designed show. The International Gardens display, featuring 12 miniature villages, represented Ford's global reach.

Artifact

Slide (Photograph)

Subject Date

1964-1965

Collection Title

Stan Cousineau Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

81.169.10

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Stanley Cousineau.

Material

Film (Material by form)
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2 in

Width: 2 in

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