Imagineer Terri Hardin on Big Thunder Mountain, Disneyland Paris, and Tokyo Disney Quality– DD023

terri-hardin-bookThis week Terri Hardin joins us again on the Disney Dose podcast to discuss her sculpture and rock work for Walt Disney Imagineering. This week we go a little further into her story working on Big Thunder Mountain and the Dragon's Lair for Disneyland Paris. Find her first episode here >

We also discuss the Tokyo Disney Resort and why the resort standards are so much higher than United States Disney standards.

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In this episode you will hear:

  • What it was like working on Big Thunder Mountain Disneyland Paris
  • Why Terri loves Tokyo Disney so much
  • How difficult some entitled Imagineers could be
  • When Terri first met Tony Baxter
  • What happens when Michael Eisner cuts the budget for Disneyland Paris
  • Why people love Big Thunder Mountain in Disneyland Paris
  • The story behind the secret caves Terri wanted to build for Disneyland Paris
  • How the French Government stole the land for Disneyland Paris
  • And so much more…

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Resources Mentioned in This Episode

  1. Check out Terri's Website for more information about her.
  2. Tales From Terri the first book to be released detailing Terri's work as a sculptor. This is a great Christmas present.
  3. Find Terri Hardin here:
    1. Twitter
    2. IMDB Profile
    3. MiceChat Author Page

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