By the end of , it will be loot rather than women that will be up for bidding at Disneyland and at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. The moment has already been stricken from the attraction at Disneyland Paris. The revamp will also give Pirates of the Caribbean something it has long lacked: a strong central female character. Change, however, is often hard to stomach for Disney park die-hards. Sklar recognized that fans — some who have been visiting the Disney parks for decades — have deep emotional ties to particular attractions. The character, as dreamed up animator-turned-Imagineer Marc Davis, has become a fan favorite. At the D23 Expo, Disney is hosting an art contest for fans centered around the 50th anniversary of the ride, and the Redhead was the centerpiece of at least four of the two dozen or so pieces. He then reiterated that change is always looming at Disney parks. The response to his final statement? Thunderous applause, indicating either that those unhappy with the change are in the minority or that Sklar had won over the crowd at the sold-out three-day convention, which more than 65, people are expected to attend.
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Disneyland is preparing to nix the familiar scene on its Pirates of the Caribbean ride where captive, tied-up women are auctioned off as brides, presumably to pirates, as it will be shut down temporarily starting April 23 to make the switch. Disney rides go dark regularly for scheduled maintenance, generally in the off season. Published reports have pegged the reopening date as June 7, but no official date has been given. Jack Sparrow from the movie franchise. In , Disney replaced a portion of the same vignette that previously showed lusty pirates chasing frightened wenches — with its implication the women would soon be assaulted. For example, a cabin fire is no longer blamed on marauding Indians. And a zaftig Aunt Jemima slave woman no longer meets people in front of a pancake house. Those plans included restaurants, shops and a small wax museum about pirates.
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