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Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary with Imagineers Alan Coats, Chris Merritt, and Ethan Reed

Skull Rock Podcast

Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go celebrate the one-year anniversary of Skull Rock Podcast as well as the 50th Anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort with an Imagineer Panel! Sharing never before heard stories are Disney Imagineers Alan Coats, Chris Merritt, and Ethan Reed. Listen to the end of the show to hear an UNRELEASED Track "America Showcase" from the Marc Davis vault courtesy of Chris Merritt! Follow the team! Skull Rock Podcast | Facebook - Aljon Go (@aljongo) • Instagram & Dave Bossert (@dave_bossert) • Instagram - Email us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com.  Pre-order a signed copy of Dave's new book - Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer—The Making of Disneyland: From Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond - CLAUDE COATS IMAGINEER (theoldmillpress.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/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/support

1hr 51mins

5 Oct 2021

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#197 - Claude Coats with Dave Bossert and Alan Coats

Connecting with Walt - A look into the history of the man behind Mickey Mouse, Disneyland and Walt Disney World

09/24/21 - In this episode, Michael and Craig are joined once again by Dave Bossert and Alan Coats just before the release of the Claude Coats book to share more stories of Walt's Imagineer! Buy Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer —The Making of Disneyland: From Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond: https://theoldmillpress.com/claude-coats-imagineer.html

1hr 25mins

24 Sep 2021

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Episode 66: Author Dave Bossert and Retired Imagineer Alan Coats Part 2

The Hyperion Hub

In the second half of our conversation with Dave Bossert and Alan Coats, we'll hear how Claude Coats was given the prestigious role of lead Imagineer on Pirates of the Caribbean.  Also, the Haunted Mansion has two distinct approaches between the scary first half and the light hearted second half.  We'll find out how Claude and fellow Imagineer Marc Davis worked together on the perfectly unbalanced attraction.  You can read more stories about Claude in Dave Bossert's upcoming book, Claude Coats: Walt Disney's Imagineer: The Making of Disneyland from Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond.  Plus the NBA Experience in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World has closed permanently.  What happened?  Why didn't it work?  We'll share our thoughts.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.

32mins

8 Sep 2021

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Episode 65: Author Dave Bossert and Retired Imagineer Alan Coats Part 1

The Hyperion Hub

Among the projects Disney Legend Claude Coats oversaw were Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion and EPCOT'S Horizons.  But his 50-year career actually began in animation where he created immersive backgrounds on such films as Pinocchio and Dumbo.  Author Dave Bossert along with retired Imagineer Alan Coats, Claude's son, joins us this week to talk about Dave's new book, Claude Coats: Walt Disney's Imagineer: The Making of Disneyland From Toad Hall to The Haunted Mansion and Beyond.  You can pre-order the book at theoldmillpress.com or wherever you purchase books.  Plus the Galactic Starcruiser is getting ready to launch.  You'll hear our thoughts on the new concept.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.

27mins

1 Sep 2021

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Imagineers Alan Coats and Tony Baxter Talk About "Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer — The Making of Disneyland"

Skull Rock Podcast

Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go chat with Disney Imagineers Alan Coats and Tony Baxter about Disney Legend, Claude Coats, and Dave's new book, "Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer —The Making of Disneyland: From Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond." You'll hear stories about some of the classic Disneyland attractions and Claude's work bringing them to life. Aljon and Dave also discuss the latest Disney investor call, movie news, and more! Pre-order a signed copy of Dave's new book - Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer—The Making of Disneyland: From Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond - CLAUDE COATS IMAGINEER (theoldmillpress.com) Visit Skull Rock Podcast | Facebook. 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. *Source Wikipedia. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/support

2hr 5mins

16 Aug 2021

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Author David Bossert and Imagineer Alan Coats on Upcoming "Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer" Book

Notably Disney

Accomplished Disney author David Bossert has chronicled the lives of famous Disney figures in his previous titles, including executive Roy E. Disney and furniture designer and architect Kem Weber. In his latest book, Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer – The Making of Disneyland from Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond, Dave uncovers the story of the Disney Legend and Imagineer. Coates was best known as a gifted animator and later as a principal force behind the art direction and show design for attractions including Pirates of the Caribbean, it’s a small word, Alice in Wonderland, and Adventure thru Inner Space, among numerous others. After much development and anticipation, the book debuts this fall. Joining host Brett Nachman on this episode of Notably Disney are Dave Bossert, the book's author, as well as Disney Imagineer Alan Coats, Claude’s son, who provided the book’s preface and was a pivotal force in its development. This title is an essential purchase and read for your Disney nonfiction collection. Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer – The Making of Disneyland from Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond is available for pre-order through The Old Mill Press. The press release for the book describes it as exploring "Coats’ first fifteen-years designing and building some of the most iconic and enduring attractions at Disneyland including Alice in Wonderland, The Submarine Voyage, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion, and so many more. This 264-page book is profusely illustrated with many never-before-seen photographs and artworks." Learn more about author Dave Bossert by visiting his website: DavidBossert.com. Feel free to reach out to Brett via Twitter @bnachmanreports, subscribe to the podcast, and send your feedback at notablydisney@gmail.com New episodes of the podcast debut on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

1hr 10mins

3 Aug 2021

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Claude Coats with Alan Coats & Dave Bossert

Turkey Leg Talk

Claude Coats was an artist, background artist, animator and set designer, known for his work with the Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Imagineering.

1hr 23mins

12 Jul 2021

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The Main Street Chronicles Presents: Legendary Imagineer Claude Coats- Interview with Son and Former Imagineer, Alan Coats

The Main Street Chronicles

The Main Street Chronicles - Season 2, Episode 4 Bonus  In our fourth episode of season two of The Main Street Chronicles, we were taken on a guided tour of the new Museum of Imagination and the Hall of Imagineering, as Archimedes led us through the exhibit of Imagineering legend- Claude Coats. We have had the honor and privilege of interviewing Claude's son- Alan. Listen in as he talks about his father's career and discusses the Claude Coats' book being written by Dave Bossert, that will be released next year.  You can sign up for your pre-sale copy of "Walt Disney's Imagineer -- Claude Coats: The Making of Disneyland: From Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond" here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/walt-disney-s-imagineer-claude-coats#/ Interviewed by Brian Reed and Stokes Laird, and Samantha Mlodecki of Mama Bear Jamboree.  This episode was produced by Samantha Mlodecki. The Main Street Chronicles is a recorded monthly audio program, with a unique storyline that will tell the told and untold story’s of Disney’s most legendary imagineers. To see the information presented in today’s show, head over to our website 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--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

52mins

20 Apr 2020

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New Groove! with Dave Bossert & Alan Coats - “WALT DISNEY’S IMAGINEER CLAUDE COATS - THE MAKING OF DISNEYLAND: FROM TOAD HALL TO THE HAUNTED MANSION AND BEYOND”

The Tiara Talk Show

Show Notes: Author Dave Bossert and Imagineer Alan Coats joins us on the show for a “New Groove” segment to discuss their new book, “Walt Disney’s Imagineer Claude Coats—The Making of Disneyland: From Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond”! Help support Dave & Alan's Indiegogo Campaign here: www.indiegogo.com/projects/walt-disney-s-claude-coats-imagineer#/ Visit Dave’s website here: www.davidbossert.com Listen to our past interview with Alan Coats: www.thetiaratalkshow.com/interview-with-alan-coats-former-walt-disney-theme-park-imagineer/ Be sure to… - Follow us on Twitter at @TiaraTalkShow: www.twitter.com/TiaraTalkShow - ‘Like’ our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TheTiaraTalkShow - Follow us on our Tumblr page: thetiaratalkshow.tumblr.com - Follow us on our Google+ page: google.com/+TheTiaraTalkShow - Follow us on our Instagram page: instagram.com/thetiaratalkshow Want to give us your thoughts on this episode? Call us at 1-407-413-9390 and leave us a voicemail! Thanks for listening! “The Tiara Talk Show” is edited, created and hosted by Tammy Tuckey. The Tiara Talk Show is Copyright © 2013-2019 by Tammy Tuckey. All rights reserved.

20mins

7 Sep 2019

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#112 - Claude Coats with Alan Coats & Dave Bossert

Connecting with Walt - A look into the history of the man behind Mickey Mouse, Disneyland and Walt Disney World

08/16/19 - In this episode, Michael and Craig are joined by Dave Bossert and Alan Coats to discuss the latter's father, Claude Coats, one of Walt's most important Imagineers and the topic of Bossert's next book which needs your support!

1hr 37mins

16 Aug 2019

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