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Here in Florida … we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland — the blessing of size. There's enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine.
The most exciting and by far the most important part of our Florida Project — in fact, the heart of everything we'll be doing in Disney World — will be our Experimental Prototype Community Of Tomorrow!
EPCOT will be an experimental prototype community of tomorrow that will take its cue from the new ideas and new technologies that are now emerging from the creative centers of American industry. It will be a community of tomorrow that will never be completed, but will always be introducing and testing and demonstrating new materials and systems.
To the youngsters of todayI say believe in the futurethe world is getting better; there still is plenty of opportunity. Actually, if you could see close in my eyes, the American flag is waving in both of them and up my spine is growing this red, white and blue stripe.
I think it's the equivalent of never losing your sense of humor. I mean, yes there's a certain something that you retain. It's the equivalent of not getting so stuffy that you can't laugh at others. I think what I want Disneyland to be most of all is a happy place — a place where adults and children can experience together some of the wonders of life, of adventure, and feel better because of it.
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money. Disneyland is like a piece of clay: If there is something I don't like, I'm not stuck with it.
I can reshape and revamp.
Disneyland is often called a magic kingdom because it combines fantasy and historyadventure and learningtogether with every variety of recreation and fun designed to appeal to everyone. Disneyland will never be completed.
It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world. Every child is born blessed with a vivid imagination. But just as a muscle grows flabby with disuse, so the bright imagination of a child pales in later years if he ceases to exercise it. It's a mistake not to give people a chance to learn to depend on themselves while they are young.
Laughter is America's most important export. In my view, wholesome pleasuresport, and recreation are as vital to this nation as productive work and should have a large share in the national budget. That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They don't remember what it's like to be twelve years old.
They patronize; they treat children as inferiors. I won't do that. I'll temper a story, yes. But I won't play down, and I won't patronize. From Walt Disney World: Too many people grow up.
They don't remember what it's like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well, I won't do that. Why, would you believe it, when I was a kid I thought it was already too late for me to make good at anything. How to Be Like Walt: Capturing the Magic Every Day of Your Life by Pat Williams I always like to look on the optimistic side of lifebut I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
All our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them. I always like to look on the optimistic side of lifebut I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. With the laugh comes the tears and in developing motion pictures or television shows, you must combine all the facts of life — drama, pathos and humor.
It All Started with a Boy, p. All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them. Leadership means that a group, large or small, is willing to entrust authority to a person who has shown judgementwisdompersonal appeal, and proven competence. Leadership implies a strong faith or belief in something. It may be a cause, an institution, a political or business operation in which a man takes active direction by virtue of his faith and self-assurance. And, of course, leadership means a group, large or small, which is willing to entrust such authority to a man — or a woman — in judgment, wisdom, personal appeal and proven competence.
Do a good job. You don't have to worry about the money ; it will take care of itself. Just do your best work — then try to trump it. Triumph to Tragedy A man should never neglect his family for business. The Real Walt Disney, p. You get an idea, and you just can't wait. Once you've started, then you're in there with the punches flying. There's plenty of trouble, but you can handle it.
You can't back out. It gets you down once in a while, but it's exciting. Our whole business is exciting. It helps immeasurably to meet the storms and stress of life and keep you attuned to the Divine inspiration. Without inspirationwe would perish. Despite its frequent publication, that is not a Walt Disney quote. We checked with Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald for the definitive answer: It was written specifically for the Horizons attraction at Epcot and used in numerous ways, from dialogue in the ride to graphics.
They said, "Come to work. Walt was still alive then, and he was working on two things; Sleeping Beauty and building Disneyland.
I remember the meetings and I remember meeting him. I remember what it was like when what we were building was a film that actually had some soul. A piece of artwork That's what we were filming. It wasn't about "make something quick for the marketers.
They were all different. Bambi doesn't look like Snow White. Snow White doesn't look like Pinnochio. Then Dumbo comes along and that's its own movie and then Fantasia what's that?
Each one of these was reaching for something. They all followed the rules of good storytelling. I remember once that Walt said something to the effect that, "I'll make the picture; and when I make the picture then you marketing guys can have it. You belong to Disney, which means you stay busy Cranking out magic and assembly line whimsy! Artists begging me to stop; I won't let 'em!
Labor conditions in my shop? I don't sweat 'em! I'm powerful enough to make a mouse gigantic! With only 3 circles, I dominate the planet!
AKA boy genius, child prodigy, whiz kid Lewis graduates college at fourteen. Especially impressive when you remember that Lewis was adopted when he was twelve. Although it probably helped that his eventual adoptive mother is a scientist This conversation between Bowler Hat Guy and Frankie the frog: You are now under my control! I am now under your control.
Hee hee hee hee!
Hee hee hee hee. Don't repeat everything I say! I won't repeat everything you say. Uh, did you just say "excellent" because I said "excellent"?
The fact that she invented a caffeine patch doesn't help matters. Surrounding the Future City, with the Robinson house on top of one of them. Lewis is down after another family refused to adopt him and believes that his own mother didn't want him.
Mildredthe director of the orphanage, tries to cheer him up by telling him that maybe his mother did want him but had no choice other than to give him up. However, Lewis takes this in the meaning that definetly wanted him and decides that his only hope of a happy family is to track her down.
In the Bad Futurewhen Bowler Hat Guy is horrified by what Doris has done, he calls her out on it but is swarmed by a cloud of hat-drones and pulled down out of view. Then another one appears onscreen, with her very sharp claws at the ready, and that's all we get to see. The director's commentary states that jealousy of Cornelius Robinson is Bowler Hat Guy's entire motivation for his villainy. Lewis manages to find a family in the end. As the movie shows, he grows to love every weird bit of it.
Goob looks well on his way to this after Lewis wakes him up in time to catch the fly ball and win the game for the Dinos. Until he meets Doris, and even then he is hopelessly incompetent at being evil.
Just after the whole Time Travel adventure has succeeded in setting right what once went wrong, Cornelius Robinson, Lewis' future self, arrives home just in time to see the time machines missing and Lewis standing with the rest of the family.
Well, he's home early. Because you can totally crack the hippocampus with a TV screen, a fan, a vacuum cleaner, a bottle of Mountain Dew and a Discman. Oh, and really comfy headphones. Parodied during a food fight between Franny and her brother, where they talk like characters in a badly dubbed Martial Arts Movie and their lip movements don't match what they're saying. The truth is a lot more sinister: Uh, what do you hope to accomplish with this?
Oh, nothing of consequence, I simply wish to Uh, after that, it's You mean you haven't thought this through? Frankie the Frog, B. Now, my slave, seize the boy!
Bring him to me. Did you not hear what I said, you idiot? Grab the boy and bring him! Well, it's just that there's a million people over there, and I have little arms. I'm just not so sure how well this plan was thought through Now, go get that boy! Why aren't you seizing the boy?
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I have a big head Ugh, stupid, stupid, stupid! It Runs in the Family: And it runs in about four different actual families. Averted with Goob, whose evolution into a villain is only due to his constant dwelling on a painful event and subsequent refusal to keep doing what he loves, implied to be baseball.
Played somewhat straight with the gym teacher, but even he acknowledges Lewis' achievement in the end. Played straight when Goob loses the game by missing his catch and his teammates beat him up, calling him names. Later averted by older Goob's schoolmates, who are nice to him and invite him to "hang out". Unfortunately, by that time, he has spent so much time pitying himself that he's become too bitter to notice when people are genuinely nice to him.
It's implied that Bowler Hat Guy will be Ret Gone from existence when he saves his younger self from dropping the baseball and thus turning evil. The way he leaves Wilbur without saying goodbye implies that he knows this and doesn't want to make a fuss about it.
While "Keep Moving Forward" is clearly the moral here, it's not exactly clear if that's always a good idea. Bowler Hat Guy does this after he offers to take Lewis back to find his mom if he repairs the Memory Scanner. Bowler Hat Guy's entire motivation for his time-traveling villainy is to ruin Lewis' life and his future as genius inventor Cornelius Robinson.
At one point, the city skyline of is match-cut to a city skyline prior to the Bowler Hat Guy's attempt to present the Memory Scanner at the InventCo offices. Discussed, where Carl, before sending Lewis back in time, asks him to invent him with a more muscular design. And it actually comes through. As mentioned above, the writers' time travel logic makes no sense when you think about it. It'd work out a lot better if the Dinosaur didn't show up again when the family said goodbye to Lewis.
The very first scene has Lewis as an infant being left at Mildred's orphanage by his mother. Towards the end of the film, the sunny, idealistic Utopian society transforms suddenly into a bleak, polluted world controlled by evil hats.
From optimistic future to zombie apocalypse in five minutes and then back again, and not all at once either -- in a sweeping movement. Lewis meets up with his future self toward the end of the movie. Named by the Adaptation: In the book, the protagonist was unnamed.
Well, it's a long and pitiful story, about a young boy with a dream, a dream of winning a Little League championship If I hadn't fallen asleep, I would have caught the ball, and we would have won! It was then that I realized it wasn't my fault Never Trust a Trailer: This trailer made it seem like the film is about two intelligent inventors trying to create the greatest invention ever. Nice Job Breaking It, Hero! Wilbur forgets to close the garage door, and allows Bowler Hat Guy to steal one of the time machines: Wilbur, make sure you shut that door tight, or else the alarm won't engage.
I went to your house, snuck in the garage, and stole the time machine. All thanks to that pointy-haired little kid who forgot to lock the garage door.
Even Carl, the robot butler, makes reference to this incident earlier in the film: What do you mean don't go to the family? How can we not go to the family is this type of family crisis? By leaving the garage door unlocked, you let the time machine get stolen and now the entire time stream could be altered!
No Celebrities Were Harmed: When Doris pulls herself down over the eyes of one of the Robinson Industries lab assistants, his face resembles Stan Laurel's. No New Fashions in the Future: We have flying cars and robot buddies and bubblevators, but all the cool kids wear T-shirts, jeans and Converse All-Stars.
Well, a few of the characters do wear Jetsons-like jumpsuits. Cousin Tallulah is a fashion designer, which explains her skyscraper hat. Nobody Here but Us Birds Lewis: Will you quit that, please? I know you're not a pigeon! Not once but three times, when Wilbur is asked a question, he replies with "That is an excellent question! On a fourth occasion he actually follows it up with an answer. Obsessed Are the Listmakers: Bowler Hat Guy loves checklists and is often seen ticking off items in his, such as "Steal time machine", "Ruin science fair", and "Get that [comic book swearing symbols] boy".
Only Known by Their Nickname: A lot of minor characters have similar character models and even a few main character models are reused with Art's appearing in Midtown University and Franny's model also serving as Lewis' mother.
Lewis props the tyrannosaur's jaws open with a shovel. It is kinda strange that his future wife almost adopted him. When she realized the truth she became pretty squicked out about it herself too. Pick Your Human Half: I think we all know what side Carl and the super-intelligent DOR are on. One of the more surprising ones of the last decade — Bowler Hat Guy is really Mike Yagoobian, the somewhat nice, low energy, short, slightly chubby kid Lewis shared a room with at the orphanage.
Bowler Hat Guy since he never let one childhood trauma go and thus kept a child-like mentality. Red Eyes, Take Warning: The first time she controlled a human, Doris' eye went from green to red. Bizarrely, an in-universe example. Near the end, Lewis is about to be attacked by the evil robot hat Doris — who was angry at being locked up as a failed invention after she turned out to be renegade. Suddenly, Lewis glares at Doris and says, "I am never going to invent you.
That's right, weaponized Retcon. Wilbur is also temporarily Ret Goned. It's implied that this will happen to Bowler Hat Guy, as by stopping his younger self from dropping the fateful baseball, the evil version of himself will be erased from existence.
There are Insta-Buildings in the future, skyscrapers that go from ground level to completion in literally a few seconds. Ridiculously Successful Future Self: Founder of the future, inventor extraordinaire Cornelius Robinson Wilbur's father Cornelius Robinson is a brilliant inventor and industrialist who practically built the entire Utopian world of the future single-handedly.
Both the singing frog and T. The Pooh mention is pretty Hilarious in Hindsightas the directors of this went on to do the Pooh film. Goob's baseball team is called the Dinos, a Shout-Out to William Joyce's book Dinosaur Bob, which is about a dinosaur who plays baseball. In the ballpark where Goob's game is being held, there is a poster of Disney's "The Jungle Book" in the background. Art reminisces about an adventure to "the black moon of Qward".
Apparently all you need to calm down Sinestro is some good meatball pizza. When Bowler Hat Guy uses the time machine to fetch a dinosaur, it's a Tyrannosaurus rex. The Story That Never Was: Lewis Robinson discovers the far future is an ugly dystopia where humanity is a Slave Race to mechanized overlords. Strange Minds Think Alike: Happens to Bowler Hat Guy. If the CEO of a large company, a talking frog, and a T-Rex all ask you if your plan was well thought outmaybe you need to improve on your villain skills.
Bowler Hat Guy doesn't shower, doesn't even bother to think his evil plans through, and initially couldn't think of any way of revenge more effective than throwing eggs and toilet paper at the Robinson Industries sign.
One of the "to do" items on Bowler Hat Guy's list is literally "Get that [grawlixes] boy". Look at that, boys! We're almost home fr— harpoon through the chest Time Machine: There are two fully functional time machines in the whole of the film.
Specifically, the Time Continuum Task Force. It's probably best not to even start on this one, not the least of which is the main character apparently has Ripple Effect-Proof Memoryand is generally ripple effect proof entirely. Could be justified in that he built it, and could have included fail-safes to ensure that he could restore the natural order if his machines got in the wrong hands. Little Doris' last sight before being rubbed out by the frogs.
Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Morbidly obese Joe and Billie. It isn't until the start of the third act that Lewis discovers that Wilbur Robinson will be his son. When Bowler Hat Guy is recounting his backstory. Two in quick succession in the scene where the Bowler Hat Guy kidnaps Lewis: I think you mean our old room.
What Happened to the Mouse? The second time machine seems to have been left in the present day.
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Nobody brings it up again, even after Cornelius notices that the time machines are missing from the garage. After the plot is sorted out and Lewis convinces Wilbur to take in an emotionally drained Bowler Hat Guy in the good future, Goob decides to refuse their offer out of shame and wanders off.Keep Moving Forward
He leaves behind only his diary where his revenge schemes are crossed out and now replaced with a question mark, showing that now that his lifelong goals have been rendered null, he becomes lost and confused, sulks off, and that's the last we see of him his adult self, anyway.
Although, given that Lewis undoes his Start of Darkness soon after this in the present time, it's implied that he won't be sulking for long. What Measure Is a Non-Human?
Carl's death would be cause for an R-rating if he had been a human! It's small and easy to miss, but Lizzy can be seen smiling evilly as she watches the chaos that ensues when Lewis' invention malfunctions.
You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: In the alternate future created by Doris, Lewis views a video of how it got to be that way.
Luckily Lewis reverses everything, so that never gets a chance to happen. Lampshaded by Lewis, who tells Goob that the minute Doris gets what she wants, she'll "get rid of him".
Zeerust - Very fifties.