“Disneyland USA at Radio City Music Hall” is a six-minute short filmed in CinemaScope for Radio City Music Hall in 1962, created as a pre-show for the documentary Disneyland, U.S.A. In this short, Walt Disney on film interacted with Mickey Mouse, a costumed performer on the stage of the nation’s largest indoor theatre. Does Mickey’s voice sound familiar? That is Walt doing the voice of Mickey. The gist of the movie is that a New York telephone operator is looking to talk to Hollywood, but gets connected to everywhere else. She finally gets through to Walt, who is not expecting guests. Ever the showman, he puts on his coat and talks about taking Disneyland from a dream to a reality, occasionally addressing his star rodent from afar.
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