Learn about the first ever discussions for a Disneyland in China, which took place 17 years before the opening of Shanghai Disneyland back in 1998 in a political move linked forever with Disney titans, Michael Eisner and Bob Iger. In this episode, we'll also talk about why Disney choose to construct a massive theme park on the outskirts of Shanghai and what went into developing a Disney theme park that was 'distinctly chinese.'
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- How China Won the Keys to Disney’s Magic Kingdom - The New York Times
- MEDIA; After Protracted Talks, a Disneyland Will Rise in Hong Kong - The New York Times
- Shanghai Disney Resort Opening Coincides with Shanghai Film Festival | Hollywood Reporter
- Shanghai Disney Resort To Include ‘Star Wars’, Marvel & ‘Tron’ Attractions | Deadline
- Bob Iger: Shanghai Disney isn't just Disneyland in China
- Shanghai Disneyland project breaks ground at last - BBC News
- Shanghai Disney To Open 2015
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