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Jun242012

Early Disney-MGM Streetmosphere

Welcome to "a Hollywood that never was—and always will be". These photos come from WDW Fan Boy Brett. I love these photos because they feature "Streetmosphere" characters doing pretty much nothing. Are they on break? Let's assume this is all a part of their individual acts.

Remember Studios before the thrills? It was like "ahhh, Disney's version of Universal with less to do but what they have is pretty interesting." I vividly remember my first trip to Disney-MGM Studios not too long after it opened. We drove to Florida from California. We had regularly visited Universal Studios Hollywood and quickly realized that Disney was playing copy cat. Still, we LOVED going behind the movie magic to see how movies and TV shows were made. The best part: My dad, brother, and I were obsessed with being picked out of audiences to do stuff. My mother was focussed on not being picked. We could have been chosen to mop a bathroom floor and been thrilled.

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Your last paragraph is exactly how I felt as well. Even without the rides, I loved walking around the park, as I still do. The 7-day trip where I took these pics, I spent part of every single day roaming the Studios, waiting for the opportunity to be pulled into skits. I actually thought they might ask me to stay if I was good enough.

September 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterWDWFanBoyBrett

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