Pirates of the Caribbean -- Dead Man's Chest

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  1. PHArchivist

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    As hoped, the Disney Gallery (above the POTC ride) is displaying some items from the film.

    Regrettably, not too many. Anyone in Florida know if DisneyWorld has anything on display?

    I did not have my camera with me, but will try to get shots later. Sorry for the tease.

    If you are local, and want to wait to be surprised, do not scroll down.






































    They have on display:
    --The "Bone Throne"
    --Pintel's costume
    --Ragetti's costume
    --Tia Dalma's necklaces
    --Jack's rings
    --Davy Jone's treasure chest
    --Chest key
     
  2. rigormortis

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    I have pics of the bone throne. It was at E3. Lemme post the pics if you haven't seen it.
     
  3. allosaur176

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    Dean Man's Chest??? :p
     
  4. PHArchivist

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    <div class='quotetop'>(allosaur176 @ Jun 26 2006, 02:09 PM) [snapback]1268457[/snapback]</div>
    :p
    Yeah, that Dean mans got a great chest.
    :p

    Thanks bro -- fixed it.
     
  5. Treadwell

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    According to press material, props from the first film, such as the treasure chest for the Aztec coins, have been used in the ride's revamped treasure room at Disneyland.
     
  6. DARTH SABER

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    I went to Disneyworld about a month ago and Pirates was being refurbished. :(

    I'm planning on going again in the next month. Ill see if I spot anything.

    (BTW, I just picked up an MR replica of Davey Jones Key and Jack's compass ...Hoohoo.)

    DS
     
  7. Treadwell

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    Both rides had new animatronics added of Sparrow and Barbarosa.
    Disneyland's opened today. The Disney World Magic Kingdom version opens July 7. Apparently no screenused props are in the MK version.

    pics and video:
    http://www.dlrp.fr/actularge.php?id=678
     
  8. PHArchivist

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    <div class='quotetop'>(Treadwell @ Jun 26 2006, 03:02 PM) [snapback]1268486[/snapback]</div>
    I''m going to go today... If the line is not inordinately long (read that as less that a couple of hours.), I'll hit the ride. Still don't have my camera though. :angry
     
  9. Aegis159

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    What you guys didn't watch the live webcast of the red carpet ( the worlds longest red carpet mind you) premiere on MSN? hehehe

    I have personal ties to this. Jason Surrell, one of the Imagineers involved with this revamp of both of the pirates rides, and also the author of this book on the rides and movies...

    Pirates of the Caribbean: From the Magic Kingdom to the Movies

    ... is a friend of mine. Well really I speak with his wife more than him because he travels so much for his work.. His wife and mine are best friends at their work. She wanted to make sure we caught the event online. Jason was one of the MC's of the event.

    Ahhh the stories I have heard of goings-ons on-set at the filming...

    next time I talk with him I'll see what I can get out of him picture-wise....

    He also wrote this book dealing with the Haunted Mansion... it's been a VERY successful book...

    The Haunted Mansion: From the Magic Kingdom to the Movies

    Anything and everything you wanted to know about Disney is stuffed inside Jason's head... plus the fact that he's as he puts it a "Card Carrying Geek" who's really into Star Wars as well...

    Oh and guess what next attraction is on slate to be revamped at Disney????......
     
  10. DARTH SABER

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    Mr. Toad's wild ride?? :p
     
  11. gnrlotto

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    <div class='quotetop'>(Aegis159 @ Jun 26 2006, 08:49 AM) [snapback]1268519[/snapback]</div>
    If they put an Eddie Murphy into the ride, saying, "Honey, look, dey's dead people in de backyawd." I will kill Eisner/Iger personally. :lol
     
  12. adamata

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  13. Corellianexports

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    Definitely post some photos. :D

    We were at Downtown Disney on Saturday night during the premier.

    I'd like to say I bumped into some of the actors, but it didn't happen. :p

    I was amazed at some of the "Pirates" related displays at the World of Disney store. They really went all out. Not to mention all the merchandise. I don't think I've seen this much pirate related stuff at Disneyland since the 70's.
     
  14. Ripcode

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    Argh.

    I was at Disneyworld from 06/13 to 06/18. How did I miss this? :cry
     
  15. rigormortis

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    Here are my prop pics from E3...

    Bone throne...
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    Davy Jones
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    Dress
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  16. Mike J.

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  17. JediG60racer

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    Just rode the revamped Pirates at Disneyland today.. My 2.5 yo son loved it. The additions were tastefully done. there's a new waterfall thing you ride straight through, which looks AWESOME... And they added Captain Jack a few places, very nicely done. Fits right in. I didn't catch the Aztec gold but I did video the whole ride, so I'll look back to find it. Also some new lighting effects througout, and a new animatronic skull/crossbone talking thing right at the beginning. I'll format the video in smaller res when I get home and post it.

    Funny you mentioned Haunted Mansion. We rode it at 11:30 last night, no one on it. Very nice time to ride it. I was thinking, and mentioned to my wife, I hope they don't revamp it with movie stuff. I do like the few things they revamped, like making the woman's talking head/crystal ball thing float around instead of static on a table. Nothing else should be done though, it's too classic. NO EDDIE MURPHY....
     
  18. Ghost Host

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    I'd love to see some different original gags be added to the Haunted Mansion here and there, and I'd love to see them put the Hatbox Ghost back in the attic with his gag improved. The movie wasn't as bad as it could have been, but NOTHING from the movie should be added to the attraction.
     
  19. CaptCBoard

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    I don't mind them adding what they did to Pirates, I think if it works with the original ride, then fine. What REALLY gripes me is taking the Haunted Mansion out of action for 5 months of the year so they can sell NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS merchandise.

    Oh, yeah-- one other thing that they've done that I'm sure is going to be put right again...

    They took the Monte Cristo sandwich off the Lunch Menu at the Blue Bayou. Its only been on the menu for about 30 years... But, by way of 'consideration', the new restaurant that's going in where the French Market was will have it on the menu. Big Whoop. The Monte Cristo was the only reason I was going into the Blue Bayou. One without the other is NOT one of the reasons I go to D-Land.

    Scott
     
  20. JediG60racer

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    We ate at the revamped French restaurant. Blue Bayou is booked solid for four weeks, since they opened up that 798-DINE number to the public and made it possible to book up to 60 days out in advance. Used to be you could only call the day of, and it was not a public number - only cast members and family. Oh well.

    The new french restaurant is nice. We ate on the patio, had the Monte Cristo. They even had a Monte Cristo PB&J sandwich for our little guy. And chocolate milk. That was excellent. I mean, my little guy loved it. Ahem.

    BEST thing about that little restaurant across the street was it was only a 30 second wait to be seated, at noon.
     
  21. Sporak

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    You know...I got a postcard from a friend today who had just been there...Telling me of the changes.

    And my first thought was Oh Crap. They're going to do the Mansion next.

    I'll tell ya...I do enjoy the Pirate movies. But it's supposed to be the other way around. Let's see the movie show more of the ride instead of the ride reflecting the movies.

    "Dead men tell NEW Tales."
     
  22. PHArchivist

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    I caught the ride yesterday as well, and only had to wait 30 minutes, to boot...

    The additions are intriguing and well done. But Jack seems somewhat out of place in that the sculpt and finish on the figures is at a higher quality level than the rest -- it is more realistic, and thus somewhat out of place.

    Also, after getting off the ride, it clearly dawned on me that the tone and atmosphere of the original ride, compared to the tone of the movie, is distinctly different. The ride is a whimsical caricature, where as the movie is intense, realistic (live actors anyway), and dramatic. The tones of the ride versus the film are a bit incongruous...



    To understand this better, imagine the film's greatest action sequences, but not with the strong, dramatic, and driving musical score of the film, but with the "Yo ho, YO ho" tune instead...

    Or reverse it -- imagine the ride's mayor being dunked in the well, his wife saying "Don be cheeken, Carlos..." with the film's main title score playing...

    Mixing the two doesn't really work.

    I realize the additions of the ride are minimal, and they weren't trying to blend the two to the extent that I've described, but nonetheless this incongruity became apparent -- at least to me...
     
  23. motman241

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    <div class='quotetop'>(PHArchivist @ Jun 27 2006, 01:11 PM) [snapback]1269147[/snapback]</div>
    YES. That's the thing that I did notice, but hadn't really realized until you said it.
     
  24. Treadwell

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    <div class='quotetop'>(PHArchivist @ Jun 27 2006, 09:11 AM) [snapback]1269147[/snapback]</div>
    I've only seen photos and video, but I noticed that, too. Especially in the barrel. The guy in front of him is an exaggerated caricature, and there's a very realistic Johnny Depp right behing him.
     
  25. WebChief

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    Yeah the mix of realistic characters and cartoon really doesn't fit well.

    Man, this reminds me of when they felt the need to stick that stupid animatronic Ellen into the Dinosaur into Energy ride at Epcot. Lame-o.
     
  26. IndyMike

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    After being unethusiastic to see a film based on a ride, I was immediately hooked into the action and surprisingly found myself loving the movie. So much so that I was really excited to see the ride it was based on when the family and I went to DW on the 12th. Unfortunately, it was still closed for refurbishment.

    So I've still never seen the ride. :(

    At that point, we did want to park hop so I could get my Star Wars and Indy fix, so we didn't bother to go look around the area the ride was in. (That and it was raining all day.) So I don't know if they have anything on display in Florida.
     
  27. PHArchivist

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    One addition to the ride I really liked (as befitting to a prop-junkie like meself.) was the Aztec gold stone treasure chest (reportedly the original prop) added into the maind treasure room/cave of the ride.
     
  28. PHArchivist

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    Took some pics today. May post them later...
     
  29. roboprop

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    No, you WILL post those pictures. ;)

    Darrin
     
  30. Aegis159

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    Hehehe guys I never said the Mansion was what they're looking at updating next.... the Mansion in Cali actually had an update recently that they didn't even broadcast... it deals with the ghostly bride in the attic, which they redid, and her many ex-husbands that populate the Mansion...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Haunted_M...on#2006_Changes

    And here's a video of the new bride...

    New Bride footage

    But like I said, the Mansion isn't the ride that's next on the refurb list....

    Oh and mmarosy you do know that the Indiana Jones show was killed a while back right??? It's now some stunt spectacular show.... :unsure
     
  31. KingNothing

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    I thought they re-newed the Indy show in Florida. It's not there now???
     
  32. hulkamania

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    My guess on which ride is next on the refurb list?

    Star Tours. What else is left for them worth refurbishing? It's a Small World?
     
  33. nick daring

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    A new Star tours would be amazing.

    I honestly can't believe that it hasn't been updated and changed several time since it's inception. Seems like a perfect ride to do just that kind of thing with.

    Nick
     
  34. bleyd

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    I was hoping for a new Star Tours when EP3 came out. Maybe they'll update it for the 30th next year if we're lucky. I doubt it with the other projects going on for Uncle George.

    Can't wait to see the new Pirates ride.
     
  35. Treadwell

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    <div class='quotetop'>(Aegis159 @ Jul 13 2006, 09:01 AM) [snapback]1279912[/snapback]</div>
    You sure? Cuz the newish stunt show is not in the same location as Indy. They got rid of a good chunk of the backlot (the residential neighborhood) to make room for it.
     
  36. KingNothing

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    Well if you mean that car one, that's seperate from indy. Lights cars action or something like that. Where it's cars and motorcycles..
     

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