Monday, May 24, 2010

The Magic of Millinery (or hats from Disney movies) - Part two...

Welcome to Part two of our focus on famous hats from the movies, specifically Disney's millinery archives, which also includes hat, caps and helmets from their other film divisions, Touchstone Pictures and Miramax Films.
Ben Affleck's Pearl Harbor leather flight helmet and goggles
First up for today is the leather flight helmet and goggles worn by Ben Affleck as 'Captain Rafe McCawley' in 2001's World War II drama, Pearl Harbor.

Ben Affleck's flight helmet and goggles from Pearl Harbor
Leather flight helmet and goggles worn by Ben Affleck in Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor movie poster
Pearl Harbor movie poster
Next is a very famous hat, the leather tricorn hat worn by Johnny Depp as 'Captain Jack Sparrow' in the 2006 sequel based on the popular Walt Disney World theme park ride, Pirates of the Carribbean: Dead Man's Chest.

To the left of his hat is one worn by Keira Knightley as 'Elizabeth Swann' in the third installment of the franchise, At World's End, plus a chinese monkey hat worn by 'Jack the Monkey' in the same film.

Pirates of the Caribbean movie hats
Johnny Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean hatPirates of the Caribbean hats

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End movie poster
Pirates of the Caribbean At World's End poster
Beside the chinese monkey hat is the feathered pirate hat worn by Geoffrey Rush as 'Captain Hector Barbossa' in the first movie, The Curse of the Black Pearl.

Captain Barbossa pirate hat
Captain Barbossa Pirate hat

Famous hats from Disney movies
Famous Disney movie hats
On the shelf below on the far left is the leather cap worn by Leonardo DiCaprio as 'Amsterdam Vallon' in Gangs of New York, Dick Tracy's 1930's fedora and Santa Claus famous red bobble hat.
Disney film hats
Here is Dick Tracy's trademark fedora hat worn by Warren Beatty in the 1990 film version of the 1930's mob fighting comic-strip character.

Dick Tracy fedora hat worn by Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty's Dick Tracy fedora hat

Dick Tracy movie poster
Dick Tracy movie poster
Next up is the red Santa hat worn by Tim Allen in 1994's comedy, The Santa Clause.

Santa's Hat worn by Tim Allen
Tim Allen Santa Clause hat

The Santa Clause movie poster
The Santa Clause movie poster
Next is a tricorn hat worn by the Daughters of the Buccaneers in 1968's hilarious Blackbeard's Ghost.

Pirate hat from Blackbeard's Ghost
Blackbeard's Ghost pirate hat
Blackbeard's Ghost tricorn hat

Blackbeard's Ghost movie poster
Blackbeard's Ghost movie poster
Also included in the archive exhibit were two crowns featured in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement movie and worn by Anne Hathaway as 'Mia Thermopolis'.

Ornate crowns worn in The Princess Diaries 2
Anne Hathaway Princess Diaries crownPrincess Diaries movie crownsJulie Andrews movie crownPrincess Diaries 2 Anne Hathaway's crown

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement movie poster
The Princess Diaries 2 movie poster
From royalty to cowboys of Arabia of 1890, these next hats are from 2004's Hidalgo.

First up is 'Frank Hopkins' cowboy hat as worn by Viggo Mortensen in the movie and secondly is a ladies hat worn by Louise Lombard as 'Lady Anne Davenport'.

Viggo Mortensen's cowboy hat from Hidalgo
Viggo Mortensen's Hidalgo cowboy hat

Louise Lombard's ladies hat from Hidalgo
Hidalgo ladies hat

Hidalgo movie poster
Hidalgo movie poster
Keeping to the cowboy theme, but around 100 years later, is this cowboy hat worn by Tommy Lee Jones as 'Sheriff Ed Tom Bell' in 2007's rural Texas thriller, No Country for Old Men.

Cowboy hat worn by Tommy Lee Jones
No Country for Old Men hat

No Country for Old Men movie poster
No Country for Old Men movie poster
On a lighter note, this is drama queen 'Sharpay Evans' hat from the 2007 Disney Channel TV movie, High School Musical 2, as worn by Ashley Tisdale.

Sharpay's hat from High School Musical 2
Sharpay Evans High School Musical 2 hat
Sharpay High School Musical 2 Hat

High School Musical 2 movie poster
High School Musical 2 movie poster
This next creation in black, is the hat and veil worn by Glenn Close as the evil 'Cruella de Vil' in the live-action sequel, 102 Dalmations.

Cruella de Vil hat from 102 Dalmatians
Cruella de Vil movie hat and veilGlenn Close Cruella de vil hat

102 Dalmatians movie poster
102 Dalmatians movie poster
This top hat was worn by Robin Williams as 'Professor Philip Brainard' in the 1997 family comedy Flubber.

Robin Williams top hat in Flubber
Robin Williams Flubber top hat
Flubber movie top hat

Flubber movie poster
Flubber movie poster
Next up, this interesting straw island hat was worn by Dick Van Dyke as the titular star in the Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. movie from 1966.

Island hat from Lt. Robin Crusoe U.S.N.
Dick Van Dyke Lt Robin Crusoe hat

Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. movie poster
Lt. Robin Crusoe USN movie poster
Dennis Quaid's wore this baseball cap in 2002's The Rookie, where he starred as Texas school baseball coach 'Jimmy Morris' who makes it to the professional baseball league in this sports movie based on a true story.

Dennis Quaid's baseball cap from The Rookie
Dennis Quaid Rookie hat

The Rookie movie poster
The Rookie movie poster
And finally, here is a fun cap from the Disney classic Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier. This coonskin cap was worn by Fess Parker as the titular 'Davy Crockett'.

Davy Crockett's coonskin cap
Davy Crockett Wild Frontier coonskin capDavy Crockett movie coonskin cap

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier movie poster
Disney's Davy Crockett movie poster
I hope you've enjoyed this wide variety of hats from recent and classic movies, all of them were photographed at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on May 7, 2010.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

The Magic of Millinery (or hats from Disney movies) - Part one...

You don't have to be The Mad Hatter to appreciate a good hat, or marvel at the headgear from a fantastic movie worn by your favourite star.
Walt Disney Archives Hats off to Disney
Enjoy this fabulous selection of wonderful hats, helmets and masks from a wide variety of new and classic Disney movies photographed on display on May 7, 2010 at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

Hats and helmets featured in Disney movies
Disney movie hats and helmets
First up is a cinematic millinery legend, the iconic hat worn by Julie Andrews in the musical Mary Poppins. This hat with cherries and cherry blossoms was worn by the magical nanny in the 1964 movie.

Mary Poppins hat worn by Julie Andrews
Mary Poppins hat worn by Julie Andrews
Julie  Andrews Mary Poppins movie hat

Mary Poppins movie poster
Mary Poppins movie poster
Next is another Disney classic, this time from 1982, the cult sci-fi hit Tron (soon to have a sequel 28 years later, Tron Legacy).

This is the helmet worn by Jeff Bridges as 'Flynn/Clu' in the original futuristic film.

Tron video warrior's helmet worn by Jeff Bridges
Tron warrior helmet worn by Jeff BridgesJeff Bridges Tron movie helmet

Tron movie poster
Tron movie poster
Keeping to the fantasy theme, next is the helmet worn by Bill Campbell as 'Cliff Secord'. He played the prototype jet-pack wearing, pulp comic-inspired masked hero in the 1991 period adventure movie, The Rocketeer, set in 1930's Hollywood.

The Rocketeer helmet worn by Bill Campbell
The Rocketeer helmet propBill Campbell's Rocketeer movie helmet
The Rocketeer helmet movie prop

The Rocketeer movie poster
The Rocketeer teaser movie poster
A more modern day helmet next, in the form of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's American football helmet from Disney's 2007 movie, The Game Plan.

American football helmet worn by
Dwayne Johnson in The Game Plan
Dwayne Johnson's Game Plan football helmet
The Rock's Game Plan football helmet

The Game Plan movie poster
The Game Plan movie poster
Stepping back in history next for this medieval helmet worn by Clive Owen as the legendary titular 'King Arthur' in the Touchstone Pictures (a division of Walt Disney Studios) film from 2004.

King Arthur's helmet worn by Clive Owen
Clive Owen's King Arthur movie helmet

King Arthur movie poster
King Arthur movie poster
Next are fantastic original helmets and hats from the quirky 2004 comedy, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

Included in the display is the flight helmet worn by Owen Wilson as 'Ned Plimpton', Bill Murray's dive helmet with radio antenna as worn by the eccentric 'Steve Zissou' and finally the red cap worn by Willem Dafoe as 'Klaus Daimler'.

Flight helmet worn by Owen Wilson
in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Owen Wilson Life Aquatic flight helmet

Dive helmet worn by Bill Murray and red cap worn by
Willem Dafoe in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Life Aquatic movie helmet and hat

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou movie poster
The Life Aquatic movie poster
The following photo shows all three helmets and hats from The Life Aquatic, plus on the lower shelf a fire helmet from Gangs of New York and hat from the 1999 live-action version of Inspector Gadget.

An eclectic mix of hats and helmets featured in Disney movies
The life Aquatic movie hats
This is the 'gadget hat' worn by Matthew Broderick as cybernetic police officer Inspector Gadget, based on the popular cartoon series character.

Inspector Gadget hat worn by Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick's Inspector Gadget movie hat

Inspector Gadget movie poster
Inspector Gadget movie poster
And finally for this installment of movie millinery, is this fire helmet worn by Jim Broadbent as 'William 'Boss' Tweed' in Martin Scorsese's 2002 film Gangs of New York, set in 1863 in the gang run streets of Lower Manhattan.

Fire helmet worn by Jim Broadbent in Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York Fire Helmet

Gangs of New York movie poster
Gangs of New York poster
I hope you've enjoyed this eclectic collection of headgear, come back soon for Part two with even more unique hats from the world of Disney movies.

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