Tuesday, April 21, 2015

More Mardi Gras World and Disney

Thanks to faithful Daveland reader Bryan, I realized that there is yet another statue at the Disneyland Resort whose origins are most likely Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. Check out the statue I photographed there a few weeks ago and the one below from Downtown Disney:

Throughout the warehouse I noticed a number of other more obvious Disney characters.

Zooming in you can see the Three Caballeros (next to Salvador Dali, no less!):

Look closely at this random group of sculpts…

and you'll see Mowgli from "The Jungle Book," front and center:

The Rescuers, from the 1977 animated film:

This one I almost missed:

A painting of the Partners Statue:

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1 comment:

Fifthrider said...

Well that is extremely cool. That's not just a contractor partnership that provided a few pieces with Mardi Gras flavor, that's a direct nod to Disney in many ways. Love Mowgli and the Rescuers. So cool.