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Disneyana On A Presidential Scale

Leonard Maltin By Leonard Maltin | Leonard Maltin July 9, 2012 at 4:23PM

I was lucky enough to attend the grand opening of the new Disney exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library last week in Simi Valley, California, and I urge every diehard Disney fan to make a pilgrimage there between now and next April. There are more than 500 artifacts on display in the 12,000 square-foot presentation, making it the largest exhibit ever curated by the Walt Disney Archives. (Equally impressive is the fact that the whole project was conceived and executed in six months’ time.)
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The Model T

On display, the Model T driven by Fred MacMurray in The Absent Minded Professor.

The Nautilus-682

The Nautilus submarine designed by Harper Goff for Walt Disney’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

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