DREAMFINDERS: Rick Harper Talks Directing “Impressions de France”

Welcome to the final bi-weekly episode of “Dreamfinders.” With this episode, the podcast has interviewed 50 guests. It’s been quiet a ride and the fun is not over just yet!

Rick Harper’s work for Disney has certainly left an…Impression. Starting in the model shop at WED, Rick soon moved his way up into the design department and then later was asked to helm the now classic EPCOT French Pavilion film “Impressions de France.”

Rick was kind enough to chat with host Nathan Hartman about assisting Claude Coats with Space Mountain, how he and John Hench would get in trouble during board meetings, and that time he hung over the side of the Eiffel Tower’s elevator as it made its way to the top.

A message from Nathan: “You know, it’s not as fun to go to theme parks by yourself and the same can be said about theme park podcasts. I’m so glad you’ve joined me on this journey. Your support has meant everything and I’ll always be grateful.”

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