Fastpass to the Past: The Theme Park History Podcast

Episode 5: Part 1: How Disney Stole An Entire Theme Park (JAWS & Universal Studios Orlando)

October 19th, 2017  •  21 mins 35 secs  •  Download (13.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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What promoted Universal Orlando to spend 30 million dollars on their first ever "ride" - JAWS? The little-known 1980's Arms Race between the Walt Disney Company and Universal Studios Florida changed the entire theme park industry as we know it as both raced to finish a Hollywood-themed park in Florida.