Video: 1971 Grand Opening of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

| October 1, 2011 | 1 Reply

In this video, released by Disney, Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters down Main Street, U.S.A. to officially open Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on October 1, 1971.  Parking lots are jammed and traffic was backed up for miles as folks headed to the new theme park.  Also included in the video is a clip of Roy Disney’s dedication speech held in the Town Square on October 25, 1971.

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