TONY BAXTER: FIRST OF THE SECOND GENERATION OF WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERS.

TonyBaxter[Book: Tim O’Brien – 2015 – 14x22cm – 102 Pages – Many colour photos]. “Tony Baxter joined Walt Disney Imagineering when he was twenty-two years old and is among the first of a second generation of Disney creatives who fashioned the magic found today at Disney parks worldwide. Tony is credited for helping create such Disney attraction icons as Star Tours, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Splash Mountain, and the Indiana Jones Adventure. He has been called the “best pure thinker in the business,” and believes that the story is king. He has been lauded for his creative leadership at Disneyland Paris Resort, is a Disney Legend, and has a personalized window on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland Park, considered by many to be one of the highest honours a Disney employee can achieve. From ice cream scooper in 1965 to senior vice president of creative development in 2013, this is his story.” Chapter Points: Foreword (by Tim O’Brien); Dreaming from the Ice Cream Parlour; Entering a New Era of Imagineering; Being Tony Baxter; Imagineering – A Brief Primer; Selected Bibliography; Acknowledgements; About the Author; About the ‘Legends & Legacies’ Series; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.