Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Dumbo (Disney, 1950s). Disneyland Park Poster (36" X 54").
    In one of Disneyland's most magical rides, Dumbo The Flying Elephant, children and adults thrill to the elephant's exploits as they take to the air. It was almost one of the park's original rides, but missed opening day by three months. As originally built it was intended to represent the alcohol-induced "pink elephants" scene from the film. The working title of the attraction was "10 Pink Elephants On Parade" and the elephants were pink on installation. Disney objected, not wanting Disneyland's guests to ride vehicles themed to a hallucination and ordered them painted gray. The other two rides mentioned on the poster, Mad Tea Party and King Arthur's Carrousel, were both original opening day rides. The posters from Disneyland's theme park rides are quite collectible and numerous versions have been created over the years. This poster has one set of staple holes in each of the upper corners. There are creases in each of the lower corners with a tiny chip off of the lower left and minor crimps within the image area. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,400

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 March 21 - 22 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161949 spotlights


    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Allied Artists, 1956). Rolled, Fine+. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Astounding She Monster (American International, 1958). Folded, Fine+. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Lawrence of Arabia (Columbia, 1962). Folded, Very Fine/Near Mint. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    White Heat (Warner Bros., 1949). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (United Artists, 1963). Folded, Fine+. Day-Glo British Quad
    BID NOW


    Harvey (Universal International, 1950). Fine+. Title Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    Stage Door (RKO, 1937). Very Fine-. Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Universal International, 1953). Fine/Very Fine. Title Lobby Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    2019 November 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Internet Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,513,177
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Movie Posters Weekly Online Auction
    REALIZED $56,483.80