Admiral in the united states navy now In 1954 Walt Disney was looking for a naval
expert to help him with the building of the Mark Twain which was under
construction. Fowler was hired to work on the Mark Twain, but stayed around for quite a while as he became the construction boss for the entire Disneyland project. Going way beyond his responsibilities for the Mark Twain and after Disneyland was completed, Fowler stayed as the general manager of the park during it's first 10 years. He also assisted with the construction of Walt Disney World Florida and retired from the Walt Disney company in 1978.
He continued to be a consultant. Admiral Joe saw Disneyland as if both he and Walt were building a real city. Keeping in mind that many of the people who helped designed Disneyland were from Hollywood and had a much more temporary view on construction. They typically were used to building temporary sets, but Admiral Joe wanted to build Disneyland like a real town. One of the things that he knew was that the riverboats would need a dry dock to be serviced. Walt didn't want to spend money on this so there was push back. After a couple of decades, Admiral Joe won and Walt said, "fine we'll give Joe his little ditch". Fowler's Harbor is named after Joe Fowler and in 1999, one of the ferries that crosses the seven seas lagoon in Walt Disney World, was renamed the Admiral Joe Fowler in his honor. Fowler passed away at age 99 in 1993.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is an upcoming American television miniseries created for the streaming service Disney+, featuring the Star Wars character of the same name. Set ten years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), the series is directed by Deborah Chow, with Joby Harold serving as showrunner.
Ewan McGregor executive produces and stars as the title character, reprising his role from the Star Wars prequel trilogy. Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton, and Bonnie Piesse also reprise their roles from the prequel trilogy. Obi-Wan Kenobi is scheduled to premiere on May 27, 2022, and will consist of six episodes.
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Padmé first met Obi-Wan, shortly after the Invasion of Naboo started, when he and his mentor, Qui-Gon Jinn rescued her from the Trade Federation's battle droids, they do not have much interaction with each other. However, throughout the Clone Wars the two become close friends.
In Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Padmé's friendship with Obi-Wan became strained, after Anakin told her of Obi-Wan's manipulations to use him as a spy for his own purposes, she did not believe him when he told her of husband's dark deeds, mainly because she was in denial and partly because of what Anakin told her, to reassure herself that what he had said was not true, she traveled to Mustafar to ask Anakin herself; unknown to Padmé, Obi-Wan had stowed away on her Naboo star skiff, so he could find Vader and kill him.
Before Padmé's death, she told Obi-Wan that there was still good left in Anakin and one day he can be redeemed, but Obi-Wan didn't believe her. Padme's belief in her husband proved right when he sacrificed himself to save their son, Luke.
Thank you Curtis (Obi Wan Kenobi) for collaborating with me on this special project.
Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70s/80s we visited Disneyland on a regular basis and often after school, before "Annual Passes".
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