Judge Doom’s master plan to dismantle the Red Car trolley in Who Framed Roger Rabbit is based in fact. Private corporations conspired to eliminate public transit in the late 1940s and 1950s in order to generate demand for automobiles and ancillary industries to keep said automobiles running.
Last week, we hosted Thomas Lyons and his family, from Manhattan Beach,
Calif. – winner of one of the prizes being awarded during Disneyland Diamond Days!
Join Thomas, his wife Faith and daughters Grace and Phoebe as they enjoy their last Disneyland Resort
visit before Grace and Phoebe head to college this semester. The visit
was made extra special with their prize package, which included a
three-day, two-night Disneyland Resort vacation and an exclusive tour of
Disney California Adventure park before the park opened for the day, capped off with a special ride in the Red Car Trolley with Mickey Mouse!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal
residents of the 50 U.S., D.C., Mexico and Canada (excluding Quebec) who
are age of majority as of date of entry. Sweepstakes ends 6:59 AM PT on
9/11/15. Disney Memories, 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521,
The Red Car Newsboys roll into town on shiny Red Car Trolleys, singing “California, Here I Come!” and other fun tunes from the 1920s and ’30s. The News Boys also deliver the latest “headlines,” in the Buena Vista Daily Bugle. This ‘high-energy’ group of 1920s/30s-era paperboys sing and dance to authentic period tunes including “Seize the Day” from the Disney Broadway musical “Newsies”.
Cast includes Johnny, an older teen and the heart-throb leader of the pack, tenor Kip, Johnny’s younger brother, the ‘exaggerator’ Feets Charming, a 16 year old very outgoing, strong tapper Brass Tacks, a gymnast, the ‘funny guy’ Shorty McGuire who is 6’, and the athletic Sal – a 15 year old female tomboy who dresses in her brother’s clothes.