DREAMFINDERS: David John Marley on the History and Humor of the Jungle Cruise

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Skipper David John Marley used to sail the rivers of the world for the Jungle Navigation Company at Disneyland. Now a history professor, he’s compiled “Skipper Stories” – two volumes of the best jungle cruise stories money can buy.

Marley sits down with Nathan to chat about what it takes to be a great skipper, looking at the Jungle Cruise from a historians perspective, and the greatest pranks he ever pulled on the job.

Check out all David John Marley has going on…

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Nathan Hartman

A sunshine state resident, Nathan is an avid Disney parks wonk as well as a university film professor.

Twitter: @somestuffisaid

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