Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Princess Aurora's coronation gown from Disney's Maleficent on display...

In Disney's 2014 live-action fantasy tale Maleficent, not only do we learn the secret origin of the iconic fairy, but we also learn more about her connection to the legendary Sleeping Beauty, 'Princess Aurora', played in the movie by Elle Fanning.

Original Princess Aurora costume and props from Maleficent
Princess Aurora coronation costume Maleficent
Princess Aurora costume Maleficent film props
Elle Fanning Princess Aurora coronation gown Maleficent
This Princess Aurora coronation costume designed by Anna B. Sheppard and these original props featured in the movie were photographed on display as part of a special exhibit at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on June 3, 2014.

Be sure to check out these other Maleficent, Princess Aurora and King Stefan costumes from the movie also temporarily on display in L.A.

Maleficent movie billboard
Giant Maleficent movie billboard Sunset Strip
The teenage Princess wears this coronation outfit, which you can see is influenced by nature, at the end of the movie when she is crowned ruler of both the human kingdom and the magical Moors lands, unifying the two realms in peace.

Princess Aurora's coronation costume 
worn by Elle Fanning in Maleficent
Maleficent Princess Aurora coronation crown
Princess Aurora Maleficent coronation gown
Princess Aurora Maleficent movie costume
Princess Aurora coronation costume Maleficent
Princess Aurora coronation costume shoes Maleficent
Maleficent Princess Aurora coronation shoes
If you like this Medieval fantasy coronation gown, be sure to also take a look at Kristen Stewart's coronation costume from Snow White & The Huntsman.

Also included in the special exhibit were props like Aurora's baby crib, rocking horse and nursery music box from her castle bedroom.

Original movie props from Princess Aurora's castle nursery bedroom
Princess Aurora costume castle bedroom set Maleficent
Princess Aurora Maleficent movie props
Princess Aurora nursery music box Maleficent movie prop
Maleficent Princess Aurora crib movie prop
If you like these, be sure to stay tuned in the days to come for a look at Princess Aurora's cottage bedroom set and even more authentic screen-used props from the Disney movie.

Go further behind-the-scenes with this book: Once Upon a Dream: From Perrault's Sleeping Beauty to Disney's Maleficent (Disney Editions Deluxe (Film))

2 comments:

  1. You know, I might be tempted to go to the movies more than twice a year if our theater had exhibits like this.

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  2. These costume and props exhibits at places like the El Capitan Theatre and the ArcLight cinemas really are great - I love comparing what you see on screen with all the lighting and post-production tinkering to the real thing.

    Sometimes the costumes look much less impressive on the screen and vice versa, they can look cheaper in person. But it's still a thrill to see them every time.

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