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1 – Disney-MGM Studios
Disney World’s tribute to Hollywood was almost a pavilion in Epcot. Mr. Eisner drove the effort to make it into a full theme park.
2 – Kept the company together
Investors nearly purchased Disney in the early 1980s to sell off the pieces. Mr. Eisner kept the company together.
3 – Pleasure Island
Mr. Eisner oversaw the development of the adult entertainment district that was created with Disney style.
4 – Architectural renaissance
Mr. Eisner worked with great architects of his time like Frank Gehry and Michael Graves to develop some memorable buildings on Disney property.
5 – La Luce
Mr. Eisner brokered the deal that eventually lead to this hidden gem of a restaurant in the Bonnet Creek Hilton, which is landlocked by Disney property.
6 – Park Growth
From 4 parks to 11, from 2,500 hotel rooms to 32,000, Mr. Eisner lead a huge growth period for Disney parks.
Guest Co-Host: Derek Hoffman
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