The Jungle Cruise instantly became the most popular attraction at Disneyland. Walt spent more time checking it out than he spent on some Studio films. […]
On one occasion, having been warned of Walt’s impending arrival, everyone was alerted to make sure that the experimental animation was working. Unfortunately it was complicated, and sometimes it would break down, usually just as Walt arrived.
There were two unsung heroes in the Maintenance Division who found that the crocodiles were not snapping, just as Walt reached the scene. They hid in the foliage and worked the animation by hand.
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