Nothing Up My Sleeve but Pixie Dust: How Working at Disneyland's Main Street Magic Shop Changed Everything

Nothing Up My Sleeve but Pixie Dust: How Working at Disneyland's Main Street Magic Shop Changed Everything

by Bruce Edwards

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Overview

Memoir Explores Disneyland's Main Street Magic Shop in the 1970s


A former Disneyland magician takes readers on a journey through the shop's whimsical past. Go beyond the magic tricks that dazzled park guests to discover the behind-the-counter shenanigans the public never saw. Learn the ups and downs of managing the most peculiar shop.

  • View rare photos
  • Enjoy hilarious anecdotes from shop cast members
  • Glimpse the park before cell phones and social media

States the author, "If you think you've learned all there is to know about Disneyland, prepare to be pleasantly surprised." It was a golden age that will never be repeated.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781737428510
Publisher: Lambert Hill
Publication date: 10/15/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

BRUCE EDWARDS is an award-winning author of young adult fiction. Before venturing into writing, he made his living as a rock musician and feature film character animator for the big Hollywood studios. He grew up profoundly influenced by the works of Walt Disney, and here turns to nonfiction, to share his memories of working at the Happiest Place on Earth.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Land of Dreams

2. All Roads Lead to Anaheim

3. Summer of '77

  •   Magic Moment: A Men's Room with Character

4. Little Shop of Magic

  •   So I've Been told: Lessons From a Cigar Store Indian

5. Do a Trick!

  •   Magic Moment: That Other Castle

6. Caution: Children at Play

  •   Magic Moment: Along Came a Spider
  •   So I've Been told: Desk Set

7. Bottom Line

  •   Magic Moment: Jurassic Nonsense
  •   Magic Moment: The Cola Spill Challenge

8. The Routine

  •   Magic Moment: Fun with Mr. Lincoln

9. Fade Out

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