A new exhibit will display exclusively at the D23 Expo 2017 amassed by the Walt Disney Archives with hundreds of props, set pieces, photographs, and costumes celebrating the rich history of Disney pirates.
“WaltDisney Archives Presents––A Pirate’s Life for Me: Disney’s Rascals, Scoundrels and Really Bad Eggs” will focus not just focus on the cherished attraction but also some Disney’s mostmemorable marauders including Peter Pan’s Captain Hook and Pirates of the Caribbean’s Captain Jack Sparrow. But it doesn’t stop there it will take a look at all Pirates of the Caribbean attractions from Anaheim to Shanghai, promising hundreds of iconic and never-before-seen items on display.
Objects featured in the exhibit include Audio–Animatronics® figures from the original Disneyland attraction, a ride vehicle from Peter Pan’s Flight, and artwork and imagery from Treasure Island, Peter Pan, as well as an un-produced Donald Duck animated short, featuring the irascible duck searching for swashbuckler gold. The action-packed film franchise is represented with original costumes worn by the star-studded cast, Davy Jones’ pipe organ, a 23-foot-tall set model of the Black Pearl ship, the Dead Men’s chest, and more original props and set pieces, including items from the new film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Also on the show floor, the Archives will present “Fantastical Fashions,” a dazzling selection of dresses worn by beloved heroines and sinister villainesses. Costumes from six of Disney’s live-action fantasy films will be showcased including Enchanted (2007), Maleficent (2014), and Beauty and the Beast (2017).
See it for Yourself
Tickets for D23 Expo 2017 are available for $81 for one-day adult admission and $59 for children 3–9. Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can purchase tickets for $72 for a one-day adult admission and $53 for children 3–9. Multi-day tickets are also available. For more information on tickets and D23 Expo 2017, visit D23expo.com.
D23 Expo 2017 takes place this year at the Anaheim Convention Center from July 14-16, 2017.