Monday, December 25, 2006

The Jolly Man in the Red Suit

Hello All- Merry Christmas wishes for you all. I hope the jolly man in the bright red suit with fur trim came dashing on his sled and visited you. And he left exactly what you wanted....

From the finale of the 1959 Christmas in Many Lands Parade. Evidently at that time period, Santa had to be protected by one of Disneyland's finest security guards!

From the end of the Christmas parade in the early 1960s. I love the balloons coming down.

The parade float featuring Santa Claus surrounded by bell players and lots and lots of stuffed animals. This one is from the end of the 1976 Christmas Parade.


DisneyDutchman said...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at the DisneyDutchman's familly!!!!!! DD

Anonymous said...

I think it's hilarious that Santa neede protection. Youse better watch out!!

Thanks for all of the amazing photos from the past year. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

Ynot said...

Jolly good pix! Classic Santa in all his glory, etc Seeing old theme park photos really brings it all back for me. Kudos to Stuff from the Park!

nyght said...

nice red suit.great shot.


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nyght said...

wow its beautiful. great shot. its a royal procession.


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