Walt Disney and Artist Herb Ryman with Illustration Proposals for the Ford Pavilion, 1964-1965 New York World's Fair

Summary

For their 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. Herb Ryman, a Disney Imagineer, shows Walt Disney his ideas for the ride.

For their 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. Herb Ryman, a Disney Imagineer, shows Walt Disney his ideas for the ride.

Artifact

Slide (Photograph)

Subject Date

1962-1963

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Stan Cousineau Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

81.169.12

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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