Friday, January 25, 2013

Jungle Cruise Hub Page


This hub page at the web blog "Passport to Dreams Old & New" gathers up all of this site's published content covering the topic of Disney's Jungle Cruise attraction - primarily the Florida version, which I worked at and remains an obsession.

It was last updated on July 25, 2015.

What's in a Sign - July 2015 - an overview of the Jungle Cruise's attraction sign from 1971 until now and how attraction signs help set expectations.

The Year of the Frog - October 2014 - photos and videos of some elusive frogs who flew the coop from the Jungle back in 1973 finally surface!

The Jungle Cruise and AWOL Airwaves - May 2014 - the style, history, and playlist of the Jungle Cruise's distinctive waiting area music. Hear the original recordings!

 Three Jungle Cruise Mysteries - July 2012 - update on "The Early Years" with new photos and information.

The Jungle Cruise: the Early Years - July 2011 - comprehensive history of the Florida Jungle Cruise, including a full photo tour of the attraction under refurbishment in 1973.

Rubber Spider Revue - March 2011 - those darn Jungle Cruise rubber spiders, and where they have and can still be found.

Nine Shrines of the Magic Kingdom - November 2010 - including a section on the "Sunken Temple" in Florida.

An Aesthetic Profile of Adventureland - November 2009 - How does the Magic Kingdom's Adventureland area subtly visually prepare for and reinforce the anchoring Jungle Cruise attraction?

The Jungle Cruise Florida: Behind the Scenes - November 2006 - a collection of photos from early Disney publications showing the construction of the ride.

Jokers in the Wild - October 2006 - Early, early attempt to write out the history of the Jungle Cruise attraction at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Warning: juvenilia. Read at your own risk. Part One, Part Two, Part Three and Part Four


MHarrington said...

This is probably not the best place to ask you this, but are you going to do a Passport to Dreams Year End Report, 2012 article?

FoxxFur said...


Not this year, as I simply don't have it in me to write a full article on the subject. I am splitting off a discussion on NextGen into its own post, however.