Disneyland is bringing back its “Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln” show, complete with a brand-new, state-of-the-art animatronic figure. Here’s a sneak peek.
This attraction has such a long history that it’s become a cultural artifact in its own right. It debuted at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, opened at Disneyland the next year, closed in 1973 to make way for a film about Walt Disney, reopened in 1975 as a combination tribute to Walt and Lincoln show, got a new animatronic figure in 1984 and a new storyline in 2001, closed again in 2005 to house a Disneyland retrospective, and re-opens with this third-generation Abe figure next month. Whew!