Thursday, March 01, 2007

Peter Pan, Candle Shop, and Mystery Photos

I’m going to start off today’s post with a plug for the upcoming Peter Pan DVD (available March 6). The sound and picture are amazing, looking like they just leaped off the animator’s boards, and there are a ton-o-extras, which is always the deciding factor for me when buying a DVD. End of plug and back to biz, starting off with a 1960’s undated interior shot of the Candle Shop on Main Street. Anybody know where this is or what building it is today?

Next up is a shot of Pluto from the same batch in front of the Disneyland News Stand.

I will end the post with 2 mystery shots from this same 1960’s group; not even sure if they are from Disneyland, but thought I’d throw them up here for the experts.

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Major Pepperidge said...

Arg, obviously I am no expert, since I don't know the answers to your questions!

Those last two intrigue me...there is a definite Japanese feel to the place, but it looks too early to be the Buena Park's "Japanese Village". I wonder if it isn't some forgotten restaurant?

Merlinsguy said...

I believe the candle shop was just inside the Upjohn pharmacy. The restaurant shot doesn't looke like Disneyland because there's a give-away: no kids.

Anonymous said...

There were a number of Tea Houses at various So Cal locations in the mid sixties - including Universal Studios, Descanso Gardens and the Huntington Library. This might be one of them. It doesn't really look like the one at Universal as that one had some red trim as we recall. It could be that the white 'bag' laying on the table to the right could offer you a clue. Can you read the logo on it?

Matterhorn1959 said...

I vote for the Huntington Library due to the tea house being on a hill. I believe the candle shop was next to the Emporium where the plush is displayed now.

Tinker Bell said...

Wow, the Candle Shop! I'm glad I wasn't the CM dusting in there!

Tina said... says the Candle Shop was in a space just behind the Upjohn Pharmacy where the timepiece shop is now.