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D23 Expo - Day Three - September 12, 2009

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(Scroll down for today's annoucements and photographs which will be added throughout the day)

Day Three begins for the D23 Expo!

Today's block buster session will be Imagineering The Future of Disney Theme Parks - Jay Rasulo

Other highlights include (but hardly limited to):
So You Want to be an Imagineer
Disneynature Presentation
Growing up with Roy P. Disney
Refreshing a Classic - its a small world remake
Princess and the Frog Screening
The Making of US Presidents
D23 Expo Auction!

Signing sessions with: Russell Schroeder, Dan Hahn, Ted Thomas and JB Kaufman, Marty Sklar, and Thomas Kinkade.


TWITTER
The All Ears® Reporters will be posting text, audio and photos to Twitter.

AllEars® Team Coverage: http://twitter.com/D23Expo_AllEars

Deb Wills: http://twitter.com/allearsdeb

BLOGS

At the same time, AllEars® team member Jack Marshall will be back home, copying our Twitter photos and combining them with this daily blog. So, you can follow us either here, on Twitter or on Facebook.

And as time allows, our photographs will be posted below. (Remember we are on West Coast Time!)

Today's Photos and Announcements:

Deb: Day 3 of D23 Expo will begin soon. Jay Rasulo speaks! Hope there is a exciting announcement.


D23 members come to PookaLooz booth at 8 for cool steamboat willie key chain
PookaLooz booth


Jeanine: Making Memories, blasting in the lobby. Welcome back to Expo!


EKSuccess Brands Booth Make a Free mini Scrapbook this am!!
Make a mini scrapbook


Todays VoluntEAR project: Grow Green
VoluntEAR project


My finished Scrapbook!
Deb's scrapbook


Momma and Mari at the Pookalooz Booth
Momma and Mari


Gary at NFFC Booth Paige O'hara appearing today 2-4
Gary


Beci: the line for general admission is around the bldg... Wow!
General admission line


Jeanine: now loading for Who Wants To Be An Imagineer. The line was fairly sizeable, and the vouchers seemed largely irrelevant.


Beci: Deb Wills meeting and greeting at the Mouse Fan Travel booth
Deb


Lots of Costumes today at the Expo
People in costume


Jeanine: Dex Tanksley, Imagineer on Indiana Jones and ToT, talks about his career start.
Dex Tanksley


In a very long line for Jay Rasula 75 minutes before talk
line for Jay Rasula talk


Lee Zimmerman of AllEars ready to video Jay Rasulo talk
Lee Zimmerman


Waiting for Jay Rasulo talk
Waiting for Jay Rasulo talk


Sara: I just met John Tartaglia from Johnny & the Sprites!!!


Jeanine: did the big sprint down to the arena for the Rasulo talk.


Beci: most impressive queue line... Ever. Jay is a popular guy!
Queue for Jay Rasulo talk


Beci: the canned food drive is going well. The castle is almost done!
Canned food drive


Beci: today VoluntEARS Project planting for schools
VoluntEARS


Arena filling for Jay Rasulo Talk @disneyd23
Rasulo crowd
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Rasulo on stage
Rasulo on stage


Fantasyland WDW Rumors TRUE
WDW Fantasyland

Ariel ride ETicket! WDW
Ariel ride


Expanded Dumbo attraction
Dumbo ride


WDW New Fantasyland 2012
Jay Rasulo


Cedric: just met Mark Silverman voice talent for Rod Sterling for the Tower of Terror
Mark Silverman


3 new lands Hong Kong DL
Hong Kong DL


Future of theme parks - more guest interaction with the attraction.
Tomorrow


Sharing thoughts on new Carsland for DL
Carsland


Another Dream Suite giveaway
Dream Suite giveaway


New 3d Star Tours for DL
3d Star Tours


Cedric: Storyteller Theatre's queue now on 1st floor for 12:30pm show
Storyteller Theatre's queue


Press conference 2 phases; 2012 for most; 2013 for Fairies
press conference


Toon town will completely go away at MK
press conference 2


Jay Rasulo joins press conference
press conference 3


Star Tours will visit new destinations. Lots of changes. Fantasyland will be targeted to whole families including the boys.
press conference 4


Looking at major rehab for One Mans Dream in the future.. New artifacts, costumes etc
press conference 5


Ariel attraction Q and setup will be diff in DCA and WDW but actually ride the same.
press conference 6


Packed house for Roy P. Disney
Roy P. Disney


Jeanine: Neal Gabler sounds a lot like Regis Philbin


Beci: The storm troopers invaded the Mouse Fan Travel booth!
Storm Troopers and Beci


Storm Troopers are all around the Expo
Storm Troopers and Laura


Much more crowded today. Queue lines for Mickey!
Mickey


Storm Troopers planting seeds for environment
Storm Troopers


Disney Channel stars Chelsea Staub and Tiffany Thornton sign for fans
Chelsea Staub and Tiffany Thornton


Disney Princess Storytime and Royal Manners show
Disney Princess Storytime


Sara: Busiest day by far! Lots of costumes. The excitement is palpable!


Jeanine: Toshio Kagami seen touring the Parks and Resorts booth!


Disney Fairytale Wedding Models
Disney Fairytale Wedding Models


Thomas Kincade talks to a packed crowd!
Thomas Kincade


Next: Wait Line for 4:30 Making of US Presidents
Wait line


Princess & the Frog delayed 45 minutes
Princess & the Frog queue


The Making of the U.S. Presidents talk
Making of Presidents talk


Hall of Presidents
Hall of Presidents


More from Making of Hall of Presidents
Hall of Presidents 2


Imagineers visit the White House to meet with Pres-elect Obama and record his voice.
Imagineers meet Obama


DMK: Princess & the Frog show started 90 minutes late! Delays Prep & Landing show until 6:30 or 7 p.m. -- guess I won't see that now :-(


DMK: Guess I'll go to the Lost Chords program instead... or not...


Tony Baxter talks about the new Mr. Lincoln show at Disneyland
Tony Baxter

The Song "Two Brothers" will return to DL Mr. Lincoln
Two brothers


Lee: only Disney could turn an empty room into a ride, I mean show, que. :-)
queue


Stopped by Storytellers Sandbox
Storytellers Sandbox


After Mr Lincoln show ends there will be a 2.5 minute photo montage with Golden Dreams Song that audience can sit and watch
Mr Lincoln


Lee: Lost Chords room is not full if anyone wants to show up late


Jeanine: The Disney Employee Choir sing deleted songs from the movies in Lost Chords
Disney Employee Choir

The previous post in this blog was D23 Expo - Day Two - September 11, 2009.

The next post in this blog is D23 Expo - Day Four - September 13, 2009.

Comments (2)

melissa:

I see that John Tartaglia was at the expo. Any word on if Johnny and the Sprites will be returning for another season?
Thanks so much to all for posting. Reading about the expo made me join D23!

DEB: Sorry Melissa, I have no idea.

Tony:

Thank you so so much for the great articles, pictures and video. I'm in PA and loving every bit of it. You make me smile! Again, thank you! :-)

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