Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre Offers the Ultimate Pirate Experience During Its 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest' Run From July 7th - Sept 4th; 24 Hours of 'Pirates' Kicks Off Thursday With Sold-Out Midnight Show

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Yo ho, yo ho, it's a pirate's life for moviegoers at Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre from July 7th -- September 4th as "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," the exciting new adventure from Walt Disney Pictures and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, sails into port for a special engagement accompanied byan exclusive display of props from the film, it was announced today (6/27)by Lylle Breier, senior vice president of worldwide special events forBuena Vista Pictures Distribution.

A midnight show on Thursday July 6th (sold out two months in advance) kicks off a round-the-clock, 24-hour "Pirates" marathon, followed by two additional early morning shows -- at 3:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m -- and the day's regularly scheduled shows. El Capitan guests will be treated to a colorful array of props and set pieces from the film including cannons, costumes, treasure chests, Captain Jack Sparrow's ring, and pieces of the Black Pearl and Flying Dutchman ships themselves.

Tickets for this special engagement of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" can be purchased at the El Capitan box office, on line at http://www.elcapitantickets.com, or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6. For groups of 20 or more, call 1-818-845-3110 for special rates andavailability.

Thanks to Disney Tim for the breaking news!