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Disneyland Dream (1956) – Robbins Barstow

In July 1956, the five-member Barstow family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, won a free trip to newly-opened Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in a nationwide contest. This 30-minute amateur documentary film tells the fabulous story of their fun-filled, dream-come-true, family travel adventure, filmed on the scene at Walt Disney’s “Magic Kingdom” by Robbins Barstow.

In December 2008, “Disneyland Dream” was named to the National Film Registry by the Librarian of Congress.

At 20:20, a young Steve Martin can be seen in the lower part of the frame. “Martin appears walking from left to right in a top hat, vest and striped shirt.”

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