Just in time for the New Year, here's aother half-frightening, half-inspiring bit of Disney magic coming out of the creative braintrust. This bit of technology foresight from Bruce E. Vaughn, chief creative executive at Walt Disney Imagineering:
In all honesty, the Weekly would assume that a youngster walking into Disneyland for the first time, approaching a favorite cartoon character and having them address them by name would have said youngster pretty psyched on life. The key to making this work? Having authentic character voices. And in that case, Donald Duck would have one hell of a time exciting the first kid named Francisco or Elijah or any name with more than a single syllable.