HUFFINGTON POST
02/07/2012 10:00 am ET | Updated Feb 07, 2012

Disneyland Canon, 1957: A Peaceful Tour Of The Park 2 Years After It Opened (VIDEO)

Oh, the good old days. When Disneyland was a family friendly playground dotted with horsedrawn carriage rides, safaris and lawns trimmed to consider afternoon napping. When bands conductors spoke to park visitors mid-song. And, most importantly, when there were short lines. This never-before-seen five-minute film is a restored cut from a 20-minute reel of Disneyland circa 1957, just two years after the park opened to the public. Venture on for a peaceful throwback to simpler times, and read Todd J. Pierce's thoughtful commentary on the footage for the Disney History Institute here.

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