Here’s a look at the famous Disneyland attraction where visitors could walk amongst the actual sets used in the filming of 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA.
Entrance to LEAGUES Exhibit.
Schematic of LEAGUES EXHIBIT.
Illustration of LEAGUES EXHIBIT.
Model of the GOLDEN ARROW, seen as you enter the exhibit.
The wheelhouse display.
Wheelhouse bridge control station.
Professor Aronnax’s Cabin.
Spectators visit the Salon in 1958.
A view of the Salon.
Bookshelves in the Salon.
The Pipe Organ.
Gauges in the Salon.
The giant squid as seen through the Salon Window.
Spectators encounter the giant squid.
The Pump Room.
The Diving Chamber.
The Equipment Room.
Close-up of suits and helmets in the equipment room display.
The Power Compartment.
The 1:1 deck set wheelhouse in “The Last Resting Place of the Nautilus” display.
11- foot special effects model amid Ellenshaw’s paintings of Vulcania.
11-foot special effects model as you go out the exit door. I was five years old when I first saw this, and my family laughed when I said, “It didn’t look like that.” As you can see, it was once highly polished brass, but in the movie it looked rusty. I was right!!! ;-)
(Some images courtesy of Wayne Orlicki; Viewmaster images modified by Pat Regan)