The Walt Disney Archives returns to D23 Expo with an all-new exhibit, â€œWalt Disney Archives Presentsâ€“â€“A Pirateâ€™s Life for Me: Disneyâ€™s Rascals, Scoundrels and Really Bad Eggs.â€ Disneyâ€™s most memorable marauders, from Peter Panâ€™s Captain Hook to Pirates of the Caribbeanâ€™s Captain Jack Sparrow, will be on display July 14â€“16 at the Anaheim Convention Center during the biennial event, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club.
The 12,000-square-foot exhibit, located on the Expo show floor, will honor Disneyâ€™s treasured pirates from film, television, and the beloved Disney parks attraction that has thrilled guests from Anaheim to Shanghai. Hundreds of iconic and never-before-seen items will be on display.
Objectsfeatured in the exhibit include Audio-AnimatronicsÂ figures from the original Disneyland attraction, a ride vehicle from Peter Panâ€™s Flight, and artwork and imagery from Treasure Island, Peter Pan, as well as an unproduced 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 Jonesâ€™ pipe organ, a 23-foot-tall set model of the Black Pearl ship, the Dead Menâ€™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 â€œFantastical Fashions,â€ a dazzling selection of dresses worn by beloved heroines and sinister villainesses. Costumes from six of Disneyâ€™s live-action fantasy films will be showcased including Enchanted (2007), Maleficent (2014), and Beauty and the Beast (2017).
Tickets for D23 Expo 2017 are available for $81 for one-day adult admission, $59 for children 3â€“9. Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can purchase tickets for $72 for a one-day adult admission, $53 for children 3â€“9. Multi-day tickets are also available. For more information on tickets and D23 Expo 2017, visit D23Expo.com.