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This is a special newsreel feature called "Gala Day at Disneyland".

In 1959, Disneyland conducted threee major openings in Tomorrowland, all three of which also border Fantasyland. One is the Matterhorn, the first man-made mountain in the world, which was built to scale with all the features of the original in Switzerland. Another is the Disneyland Monorail, which was the first of it's kind in America, and the third was the Journey Into Liquid Space, the original submarine ride at Disneyland.

The feature begins by showing a multi-national parade down Main Street, USA, with many nations all around the world represented. Then, we head underwater with an undersea journey aboard one of the submarines as we take a journey into the wonders of the undersea world.

After that, Walt Disney and Richard Nixon, Vice President at the time, conducting the ceremony to open business for the Disneyland Monorail. However, there are problems with the ribbon-cutting, so Walt Disney tears the ribbon. After that, we head to the Matterhorn for the grand opening there, and witness some mountain climbing and skating.

As always, a festive event at Disneyland ends with a fireworks spectacular, and this one was fitting of the occasion of the biggest day for Disneyland since the grand opening in 1955.

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