Imagineer Rolly Crump on Designing Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room at Disneyland

This year Disneyland is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room in the park’s Adventureland. In this Disney Parks video, retired Imagineer Rolly Crump talks about how the attraction came about after the initial plan to make it a restaurant with Tahitian decor. Disney Parks blog reports that it was the “birth of the new Audio-Animatronic technology.”

At Disneyland in Anaheim, California, there is currently an art show titled “Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Realms, Celebrating 50 years of Enchantment” that is showing “conceptual and definitive works of art” relating to the Enchanted Tiki Room.