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Disney train traveling across U.S. makes Oklahoma City stop


Gazette staff August 20th, 2009

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, or at least it will when Disney pulls into to town.

To celebrate the release of Disney's "A Christmas Carol," starring Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman, a 16,000-mile train tour is steaming from the West to the East Coast, stopping everywhere in between to bring Christmas joy all over the country, said Martin Long, spokesman for Susan Jacobs Inc., which is handling the publicity for the tour.

Although the movie won't be out until November, the train will stop in Oklahoma City this weekend so kids and families can board and get a sneak peek of the new take on the classic tale in a state-of-the-art, 3-D, inflatable theater, Long said.

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Visitors will get an exclusive preview of the characters, find out how the movie was made, and get a chance to make a 3-D character morphed from their own body, he said. Costumes and artifacts from the Charles Dickens Museum in London will also be available for viewing.

"It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. They get to see something for free that most people won't be able to see," Long said. "Seeing the making of a movie is a pretty cool opportunity."

Despite the Oklahoma heat, Disney will provide snow and carolers to help set a winter scene. The train tour is free, and organizers expect a crowd between 10,000 to 30,000, Long said.

"A Christmas Carol" train tour lays tracks 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, at Santa Fe Train Depot, 50 N. E.K. Gaylord. For more information, call (818) 567-5524.

"Jamie Birdwell

 
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