McNair Wilson is a retired Walt Disney Imagineer who coined the term “Streetmosphere” (now commonly used in the theme park industry) and created street theater performances across the Disney Parks, especially at Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios (at the time it was still called Disney-MGM Studios). McNair is also responsible for creating the name “Downtown Disney” and for creating the Adventurers Club at Pleasure Island. In addition, NcNair developed concepts for many of the Disney attractions we know and love today, most notably the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
In this Imagineer Podcast episode, I have the pleasure of chatting directly with McNair about his work at Walt Disney Imagineering and his experiences meeting and working with Claude Coats, Marty Sklar, Michael Eisner, Frank Wells, Mel Brooks, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and even Walt Disney.
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Huge thank you once again to McNair for being my special guest on this podcast episode! You can learn more about him and his book (which I have read and recommend) at the links below.
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