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Bob Gurr

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S4 Episode #6 - Disney Legends: Bob Gurr

The Castle Chat

Welcome back to another Disney Legends episode! We are excited to break down the life and career of Disney attraction and vehicle designer Bob Gurr. He once said, "If it moved on wheels, I probably designed it." There is so much we have to thank him for when it comes to the Disney park experience. We're so glad you're here!

1hr 4mins

29 May 2022

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Ep. 8: Busch Gardens/Six Flags News, Top 10 Coasters & Bob Gurr

Please Remain Seated

On this episode (Recorded January 21, 2022) Tommy & Tristan discuss Iron Gwazi's opening at Busch Gardens Tampa, Six Flags' membership program changes, their top 10 favorite roller coasters, and Tristan delivers a quick "Theme Park TRISTory" lesson about legendary Disney Imagineer, Bob Gurr. Be sure to leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts & Spotify, and subscribe to our Youtube channel! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter!


31 Jan 2022

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Early Days of Disneyland with Bob Gurr

Turkey Leg Talk

Who better to tell us stories about the earliest days of Disneyland than original Disneyland Imagineer, Bob Gurr? Bob Gurr was hired by Walt Disney himself in 1954 to work on the bodies of the Autopia cars for Walt's ambitious theme park, Disneyland. Little did Bob know that he was just beginning a long and storied career with the Disney Company, full of wonderful stories, incredible imaginations, and unrivaled creativity.


28 May 2021

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Bob Gurr, Disney Legend and Imagineer

Skull Rock Podcast

This week hosts Aljon Go (@aljongo) and Dave Bossert (@dave_bossert) talk to Disney Legend, Bob Gurr about his early career, his time at the Walt Disney Company, and working on projects for Steve Wynn's Treasure Island Hotel and Casino. Gurr is an amusement ride designer and Disney Imagineer. His most famous work was for Walt Disney's Disneyland Park, and its subsequent sister parks. Gurr is said to have designed most, if not all, of the ride vehicles of the Disneyland attractions, including Autopia, Haunted Mansion, the Disneyland Monorail, the Submarine Voyage, and the Matterhorn Bobsleds. He was named a Disney Legend in 2004. He also worked on the King Kong Encounter animatronic for Universal Studios Hollywood. *Source, Wikipedia. Bob Gurr (@bobgurrofficial) • Instagram - www.fandomproductions.com/shop - Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Purchase Dave Bossert's new award-winning book "3D Disneyland - Like You've Never Seen It Before at theoldmillpress.com. Email us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/support

1hr 51mins

15 Mar 2021

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Ep. 643: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln with Bob Gurr and Josh Shipley

Mousetalgia! - Your Disneyland Podcast

This week, we honor the legacy of one of our country's greatest presidents by taking a closer look at Walt Disney's Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln attraction, and we are joined by two Imagineers who had instrumental roles in its history. Disney Legend Bob Gurr was the Imagineer responsible for designing the original Audio-Animatronic Lincoln figure for the 1964 World's Fair, and Josh Shipley was the Art Director for the 2009 version of the attraction, which still exists today. Join us on an emotional, introspective tour of the history of the development of the show, the challenges of presenting an introspective attraction to modern audiences, and the continuing influence the attraction has on people today. Plus - Kristen Carr updates us on the latest resort news, and we discuss the changes heading for the Jungle Cruise attraction.

1hr 23mins

14 Feb 2021

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An Afternoon with Bob Gurr

Turkey Leg Talk

Disney Legend Bob Gurr was first hired by Walt Disney himself in 1954 to work on the body of the Autopia vehicles. Bob parlayed that job into a long career of design for Walt Disney Imagineering. I hope you enjoy episode 212: An Afternoon with Bob Gurr! Disney Legend Bob Gurr joins me this week to talk about his favorite attraction, his proudest moment as an Imagineer, and much more!

1hr 1min

25 Sep 2020

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02:09 The Minds Who Built The Magic: Bob Gurr

The Main Street Chronicles

The Main Street Chronicles - Season 2, Episode 9 (09/7/2020) In our ninth episode of season two of The Main Street Chronicles, you will be taken on a guided tour of the new Museum of Imagination and the Hall of Imagineering. Join us as our tour guide, Archimedes takes two friends by the hand through the exhibit of Imagineering legends - Bob Gurr. This episode is hosted by Brian Reed and Stokes Laird, as the historians that lead you through each of the artifacts in the exhibit. This episode features voice actors Perry F. Bruns and Chaunte Flores. This episode was produced by George Flores. The Main Street Chronicles is a recorded monthly audio program, with a unique storyline that will tell the told and untold stories of Disney’s most legendary Imagineers. To see the information presented in today’s show, head over to our website www.themainstreetchronicles.com and be sure to follow us on social media. Facebook- The Main Street Chronicles Twitter- MainStChronicle Instagram- mainstreetchronicle Youtube- The Main Street Chronicles


7 Sep 2020

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23 – An Afternoon with Bob Gurr

Bobsleds & Banthas - A Disneyland and Star Wars Podcast

On this episode Scott and Aaron spend an afternoon chatting with Disney Legend Bob Gurr.  Join us for an amazing conversation as Mr. Gurr talks about growing up near Walt Disney, working on cars, getting a job at WDI and what is was like to develop the most beloved theme park attractions ever created.  For fans of Walt and Walt’s way of thinking about art, entertainment and magic you won’t want to miss this special episode which is chock-full of history and thoughts about the early days of Disneyland.

1hr 20mins

29 Aug 2020

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Episode 59 - A Conversation With Disney Legend Bob Gurr

The Pixie Dust Fan Podcast - A Disney Parks Podcast

On this episode of the podcast, Carrie and Francine have a conversation with Disney legend and Imagineer Bob Gurr.  Bob shares stories from his time working with Walt Disney, how Roy Disney solved a dispute at the company and how he HAD to ride a roller coaster before working on the Matterhorn.  He has incredible insight and opinions on leadership, creativity and resourcefulness that he tells through personal experiences.  At the end Bob shares how he finds pixie dust in his days, you won't believe it! Show Notes and References: For signed merchandise including the new Bobsled collectible visit www.fandomproductions.com The Waltland tour website www.Waltland.com Find Bob's book on Amazon with key word Bob Gurr Find us online: Website: www.PixieDustFan.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/PixieDustFan Instagram:  www.instagram.com/PixieDustFan Carrie on Instagram:  www.instagram.com/muppetcrazy/ Join our Facebook group:  Pixie Dust Fans Support Pixie Dust Fan by shopping at Disney and Amazon  I have resort tours on YouTube as well - check out my channel!

1hr 8mins

26 Aug 2020

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Ep 100: Disney Legend Bob Gurr

The Positively Disney Podcast

A candid conversation with Disney legend Bob Gurr and imagineer known for his inventions such as the Disneyland monorail, Matterhorn bobsleds, Haunted Mansion doom buggies, Submarine voyage and more! Bob shares many pearls of wisdom and stories about his life.✭FOLLOW THE SHOW✭WEBSITE: https://www.positivelydisney.comFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/positivelydisneybookINSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/positivelydisneybookTWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/positivelydisneySOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/positivelydisneypodcast✭WATCH MORE✭PLAYLIST: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJIVJJQM58OPIaffBnebA9lgiWhPhkg_h


9 Aug 2020