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Part of your (virtual) World
An Interview of Tony Baxter
Lee Mac Donald
Since 1994 Disneyland Paris fans are dreaming of the Little Mermaid attraction concept. Designed by Tony Baxter, the attraction was supposed to be build after the park's opening. As we know it's in California Adventure that the Little Mermaid dark ride will finally open in 2011. Disneyland Paris fans will still have to wait a bit, but if everything goes fine the attraction should come at DLP in the near future. Thanks to Lee Mac Donald and Lindsay Cave from the excellent "Tales from the Laughing Place" Magazine i have the pleasure to post on Disney and more this great interview of Imagineer Tony Baxter, previously published in Tales from the Laughing Place Issue 8. The article below includes pictures of the models and renderings for the attraction storyboards. At the end of the article, you will also find the Little Mermaid virtual ride video, which shows the attraction as it was envisioned for Disneyland Paris. […]


Tony Baxter (Interviewee), Sam McKim (Reference), Jeffrey Katzenberg (Reference), Ray Bradbury (Reference), George Lucas (Reference)


Shelved Project (Port Disney, Mineral King, WestCOT, Disney-MGM Studio Backlot, Ca., Independence Lake Project, Texposition, Dallas, Project Satellite, Project Spring, Hansel and Gretel, Shelved project, Disney's Riverfront Square, St. Louis, Edison Square, Hollywood Sports Garden, Disney's America, Chanticleer and the Fox), Walt Disney Imagineering (WED, WED Enterprises, WDI, Imagineering), Space Mountain, Disneyland Paris (DLP, Euro Disney, Euro-Disney, EuroDisney), Enchanted Tiki Room (Tiki Room), Audio-Animatronics (Animatronic), Star Wars, Videopolis, Beauty and the Beast (DLP attraction, shelved), The Little Mermaid (DLP attraction, shelved), Indiana Jones, Fort Comstock, Passage of Aladdin, Les Mystères du Nautilus (Mysteries of the Nautilus, Nautilus), Indiana Jones et le Temple du Peril (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril)


Tales from the Laughing Place
Source type Website
Volume 8
Language en
Document type Interview
Media type text


Id 1296
Availability Free
Inserted 2015-05-14