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 story of their family adventure, filmed on the scene at Walt Disney's "Magic Kingdom." Written by
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This film was shot in 1956 and first shown that year to friends of the director and at other events over the following years featuring live narration from Robbins Barstow, who finally recorded the narration in 1995 for the video release. See more
The world goes round and round when you're up in the sky with an elephant.