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Pepsi Pavilion
Pepsi-Cola presents
Walt Disney's
'It's a Small World -
a Salute to UNICEF'
at the New York
World's Fair 1964-1965

Source: Pepsi-Cola "It's A Small World" brochure - 1964 Season
It's a Small World For Pepsi-Cola's exhibit at the New York World's Fair 1964-65, the magic and excitement of Disneyland, which has enchanted 40 million youngsters and young-at-heart grownups, will be transplanted East for the first time. Called "It's a Small World - a Salute to UNICEF," it features lifelike, "audio-animatronic" figures of the world's children who sing and dance in full-color fantasy settings in their native costumes.
Tower of the Four Winds The entrance to the Pepsi exhibit will be landmarked by a graceful, soaring, 120-foot-high "mobile." With over 100 multi-colored elements spinning and swiveling in the breezes of the Fair grounds, it will be noticeable from practically any point within the Fair. "Meet me at the Tower of the Four Winds," will become the phrase for Fairgoers intent upon taking the happiest cruise that ever sailed around the world.
Fantasy Voyage Within the exhibit, visitors will board excursion boats, propelled by silent jet streams of water, which will glide to the near and far corners of a Disneyesque fantasy world. A few of the sights include a Very Leaning Tower of Pisa, a red and pink confetti-draped Eiffel Tower, a miniature Swiss Alps and a splendorous Taj Mahal.
Global Cruise Visiting every area of the world, "Small World" voyagers will be entertained en route by captivating sounds and sights. Irish wee folk and beguiling leprechauns will be dancing and singing in their native tongues; kimono-clad Japanese dolls, a yodeling Swiss mountain climber and Dickens-inspired English carolers atop a Cockney moon are only some of the more than 350 figures and dolls visitors will meet on the voyage. A multi-armed
goddess awaits silhouetted in a Balinese Temple door, a comely Cleopatra reclines on a couch in a serene Egyptian palace, and squadrons of magic carpets sail over Persian spires, minarets and festive places.
Animated Dancers As the boats slip by each stylized scene, visitors see animated dancers in colorful costumes mingled among the singers - fur-capped Cossacks performing the knee-straining "gopak," Central American youngsters doing the "paso doble," Scottish Highlanders doing the "fling," a Spanish flamenco dancer, a pair of French ballet dancers, a can-can chorus, and many others.
.....As the cruise ends, all the world's children assemble and sing the "Small World" song in English, dramatizing the simple UNICEF theme that "every child is all children."
Entertainment and International Welfare Combined Robert Moses, New York World's Fair President, has predicted "It's a Small World" will become one of the three or four top Fair attractions and praised Pepsi-Cola Company for combining entertainment with international welfare in its exhibit.
UNICEF stands for the "United Nations' Children's Found," and Pepsi-Cola takes pride in saluting this great international organization. Within the Company's two-acre Fair area, the United States Committee for UNICEF will operate its own pavilion and exhibit, furnished by Pepsi-Cola, to dramatize UNICEF's role in helping meet the needs of children in over 100 developing countries. UNICEF games, Greeting Cards, and literature will be available, and visitors are invited to view the UNICEF garden court, which contains a photographic display on the dramatic work of this organization.

Brochure Cover
UNICEF stands for the "United Nations Children's Fund" and Pepsi-Cola takes pride in saluting this great international organization. Within the Company's two-acre fair area, the United States Committee for UNICEF operates its own pavilion and exhibit, furnished by Pepsi-Cola, to dramatize UNICEF's role in helping meet the needs of children in over 100 developing countries. UNICEF games, Greeting Cards, and literature are available, and visitors are invited to visit the UNICEF garden court.
Tower of the Four Winds
Pepsi-Cola presents
Walt Disney's
"It's a Small World -
a Salute to UNICEF"
at the New York
World's Fair 1964-65

Source: Pepsi-Cola "It's A Small World" brochure - 1965 Season
Tower of the Four Winds

"

Don't miss the
Pepsi Pavilion -
it's the hit
of the Fair!"
Rave reviews have made the Pepsi-Cola Pavilion one of the top five in popularity at the Fair. In 1964, nearly five million visitors were enchanted by Walt Disney's "It's A Small World." Designed as a salute to UNICEF and all the world's children, this extravaganza features more than 350 animated , dimensional, doll-like figures, fully costumed, performing in their native "lands." The global scope of the stage and the unique character of the doll performers make Walt Disney's "It's A Small World" the most charming exhibit at the Fair. A must for all Fairgoers.

It's a Small World For Pepsi-Cola's exhibit  at the New York World's Fair 1964-1965, the magic and excitement of Disneyland, which has enchanted 40 million youngsters and young-at-heart grownups, has been transplanted East for the first time.
Called "It's a Small World - a Salute to UNICEF," it features lifelike "audio-animatronic" figures of the world's children who sing and dance in full-color fantasy settings in their native costumes.
Alps, Eiffel Tower, Taj Mahal
Tower of the Four Winds The entrance to the Pepsi exhibit is landmarked by a graceful, soaring, 120-foot-high "mobile." With over 100 multi-colored elements spinning and swiveling in the breezes of the Fair grounds, it is noticeable from practically any point within the Fair. "Meet me at the Tower of the Four Winds,"
has become the phrase for Fairgoers intent upon taking the happiest cruise that ever sailed around the world.
Fantasy Voyage Within the exhibit, visitors board excursion boats, propelled by silent jetstreams of water, which glideJapanese Dancer to the near and far corners of a Disneyesque fantasy world. A few of the sights include a Very Leaning Tower of Pisa, a red and pink confetti-draped Eiffel Tower, a miniature Swiss Alps and a splendorous Taj Mahal.
Global Cruise Visiting every area of the world, "Small World" voyagers are entertained en route by captivating sounds and sights. Irish wee folk and beguiling leprechaunsRussian Cossack dance and sing in their native tongues; kimono-clad Japanese dolls, a yodeling Swiss mountain climber and Dickens-inspired English carolers atop a Cockney moon are only some of the more than 350 figures and dolls visitors meet on the voyage. A multi-armed goddess awaits, silhouetted in a Balinese Temple door, a comely Cleopatra reclines on a couch in a serene Egyptian palace, and squadrons of magic carpets sail over Persian spires, minarets and festive market places.
Animated Dancers As the boats slip be each scene, visitors see animated dancers in colorful costumes mingled among the singers - fur-capped CossacksHighland Dancer performing the knee-straining "gopak," Central American youngsters doing the "paso doble," Scottish Highlanders doing the "fling," a Spanish flamenco dancer, a pair of French ballet dancers, a can-can chorus and many others. As the cruise ends, all the world's children assemble and sing the "Small World" song in English, dramatizing the simple UNICEF theme that "every child is all children."

 "It's a small world"
a  Salute
to  UNICEF
Pavilion Rendering

Source: UNICEF Promotional Bookmark
UNICEF
Tower of the Four Winds

At the 
 World's
Fair
1964-1965
.....A highlight of the New York World's Fair, "It's a Small World" - a salute to UNICEF, was conceived and created by Walt Disney to honor the United Nations Children's Fund. This attraction was made possible through the generosity of the Pepsi Cola Company.
.....At the foot of the Tower of the Four Winds, one of the Fair's tallest structures, the UNICEF pavilion and garden are ready to welcome you. Books, games, records, posters, maps, free literature will tell you more about "all the world's children."
UNICEF Logo
UNITED STATES
COMMITTEE
FOR UNICEF
United Nations|New York

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