Skipper Stories: True Tales from Disneyland's Jungle Cruise

David John Marley Trevor Kelly Bob McLain


Skipper Stories: True Tales from Disneyland's Jungle Cruise

Skipper Stories: True Tales from Disneyland's Jungle Cruise

  • Title: Skipper Stories: True Tales from Disneyland's Jungle Cruise
  • Author: David John Marley Trevor Kelly Bob McLain
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Kindle Edition



Real Skippers of Disneyland In this unique oral history of Disneyland s iconic attraction, the World Famous Jungle Cruise, dozens of skippers, from the 1950s to the present, share harrowing, humorous, sometimes even horrific tales of their pun fraught voyages and their behind the scenes hellraising.The Jungle Cruise is that most unusual of Disney attractions where the rid Real Skippers of DisneylandIn this unique oral history of Disneyland s iconic attraction, the World Famous Jungle Cruise, dozens of skippers, from the 1950s to the present, share harrowing, humorous, sometimes even horrific tales of their pun fraught voyages and their behind the scenes hellraising.The Jungle Cruise is that most unusual of Disney attractions where the ride itself is secondary to the cast member Once the boat leaves the dock, Disney no longer controls the experience your skipper does.Former skipper and now history professor David John Marley presents the uncensored stories of six decades of Jungle Cruise skippers Their never before spieled tales include Skipper selection, skipper training, how the ride works, and no holds barred confessions of what life is like in the jungle Celebrity guests the good, the bad, and the entitled, and one very public embarrassment, skipper style The rite of passage for new Jungle Cruise skippers peeing in the river Drunken orgies, stand up comedy, and a heist that led to one skipper s permanent expulsion from Disneyland Pranks and pranks, from the comic to the cruel, with dickish skippers and unruly guests learning the law of the jungleWelcome to the Jungle


Recent Comments "Skipper Stories: True Tales from Disneyland's Jungle Cruise"

I really wanted to like this book because The Jungle Cruise is my favorite Disneyland attraction, but it was so choppy that it was hard to engage with it. I wish instead of just lots of little quotes/responses (many of which were only a sentence or two) there had been longer stories/interviews with one skipper at a time. It just felt very disjointed

I really enjoyed the many stories shared in this book, but then I expected that I would. Throughout the progress of the book, you start to get to know many of them, especially the more popular ones. But that was part of the problem I had reading the book. The way the book was designed left for a very choppy experience. The chapters are themed, and the stories all relate to that theme, so you just get quotes and stories from various skippers related to the subject. You don't get the skipper's nam [...]

Cute book about one of my favorite rides. Could stand some better editing but a fun read.


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