• strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 35.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 35.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 159.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.

Village in Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

While not the official line from Imagineering by any means, nonetheless, it seems everything in the Disney theme parks have some sort of story or reference to it and if you dig deep enough or look far enough, you'll figure it out.  This week we continue that trend with an attraction that hasn't been featured much (or at all) in this column, Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.  The show is set to a Mediterranean town in the French country side with it's buildings that have been painted faded yet pastel colors.

 

The buildings in the attraction are not random buildings selected, but rather based on the buildings and architecture of the town of Villefranche-sur-Mer in France.  Imagineers selected the town specifically to model their town after Villefranche-sur-Mer to make the overall effect look more convincing.  If you're wondering why France, don't forget that Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show is actually a copy of Moteurs & Action! Stunt Show Spectacular that debuted at Walt Disney Studios Paris in March of 2002.  Therefore, it makes sense for France to be the backdrop for this attraction.

 

When looking at photos of the town and photos of the attraction buildings, you see a lot of those salmon, yellow and green colors from the buildings in the town.  It all works together to sell the viewer in believing this is being shot in France and not a backlot in Florida.

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