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Disney World - 25 Years of Magic
As Disney World turns 25, it's lifelike entertainers continue to wow audiences. Just don't call them robots.
Jim Wilson
Alec Tronic's impressions of past U.S. president have put the audience in stiches. Not bad work for a comic without a brain in his transparent head. Alec performs at EPCOT center. But his real job isn't getting laughs - it is showcasing Walt Disney's Audio-Animatronics, the premier application of show business technology. As the curtain goes up on Walt Disney World's 25 anniversary, POPULAR MECHANICS has been invited for a little behind the scenes look at the developments in the one technology that more than any other has helped turn a damp stretch of Floria pine forest into the world's top tourist attraction. […]


Source type Magazine
Volume 173.10
Language en
Document type Feature
Media type text
Page count 4
Pages pp. 54-57


Id 1169
Availability Free
Inserted 2015-03-26