Friday, March 18, 2011

Zooming In To The Jungle Cruise Dock, 1958.

On the initial view, this publicity shot stamped April 6, 1958, looks like a typical photo of the Jungle Cruise attraction’s dock area. Cast members assist guests into and off of the boats and the line queue seems to be fairly packed.

Looking closer, you can see two ladies on the 2nd level on the backside of New Orleans Street. Were guests able to access this or are these two cast members? You can also see a poster on the construction wall plugging the Keystone Kops.

To whet your appetite for the upcoming release of “Tangled” on home video, here are concept sketches and drawings for Mother Gothel:

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Connie Moreno said...

Holy cow, what an amazing eye you have to catch those little details! I love that close-up of the ladies! My mind is racing with explanations for their being there.

Steve said...

That dock is backwards from the current load area - how did that work?

Regions Beyond said...

Very good photo and good catch of the ladies up on the roof...weird.

Related question, and this may be old news to me, but not seen it anywhere. Are there larger images of the sign facing towards where Tahitian Terrace would be (SEE on both sides in larger letters)?

Barring that, any idea of the text? I would guess it might be advertising sights along the Jungle Cruise...