Disneyland Cocktail Hideway Event
Disneyland in Anaheim, California celebrated its 50th anniversary in July 2005 and asked Shag to produce a range of images to be used for celebratory merchandise. Walt Disney Event Services held a reception on the 24th June 2005 at the Disneyland Paradise Pier Hotel’s Crystal Room called Shag’s Cocktail Hideaway.
The product release event of the five Original Lands serigraph prints took place on the following day, Saturday June 25th, at the Disneyana shop in Disneyland, California.
Two packages were available for attendees, a Tomorrowland Package for $400 USD which included one night at the Disneyland hotel, free valet parking, entrance to the reception, a meet-and-greet with Josh Agle, a commemorative photo and keepsake, and access to the merchandise random selection process. An Adventureland Package for $150 USD was identical except that it excluded the hotel room stay. Note: Event photographs sourced from i5nomads blog.
Original Lands Paintings
The five original acrylic paint on panel paintings were shown at the Shag’s Cocktail Hideaway event. The 24″ by 31″ paintings showcased Disneyland’s five original lands – Main Street USA, Frontierland, Tomorrowland, Adventureland, and Fantasyland. The paintings measured 24” by 31” and sold for $10,000 USD each.
Original Lands Portfolio
The five paintings were released as a Disneyland 50th Anniversary Original Lands Portfolio. The printed box contains five prints, each measuring 21″ by 27″. The portfolio was available for pre-puchase for $995 USD at the Shag’s Cocktail Hideaway event with remaining sets available at the Disneyana shop. The set was limited to 300 copies plus 35 artist proofs and 10 printer proofs.
Original Lands Deluxe Matted Prints
All five paintings were produced by the WonderGround Gallery as 14″ x 18″ deluxe matted prints, all ready to be framed.
Original Lands Petite Prints
The five land images were also available as individual 11″ by 14″ unlimited Petite Prints for $15 USD each.
Original Lands Note Cards
The five land images also feature on postcards which Disneyland merchandising mailing list members received one of and attendees were given a set of.
Original Lands Jumbo Pins
Five jumbo pins were relesed at the Shag’s Cocktail Hideaway event, each in a limited edition of 1955 pieces. The boxes measure 4” x 5.25” x 1.5” and the pins differ – Adventureland: 3 3/8” x 3.5”, Fantasyland: 3 3/8” x 3.5”, Frontierland: 3.5” x 3.25”, Tomorrowland: 3.5” x 3.5”, and Main Street USA: 2” x 3.5”. The pins cost $25 USD each with a limit of two per guest. they were available in the Disneyana Shop, Little Green Men Store Command, P.T. Flea Market, and Disney’s Pin Traders, and quickly sold out.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Collectable Plate Set
A boxed set of five porcelain plates was created for Disneyland 50th Anniversary. The five Disneyland original land paintings were used, one per plate. The plates measure 12″ in diameter.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Collectable Mug Set
A boxed set of five porcelain mugs were created for Disneyland 50th Anniversary. The five Disneyland original land paintings were used, one per mug. The original cost was $50 USD.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Photo Frames
Five photo frames were created for the Disneyland 50th Anniversary, again corresponding to the original land paintings. Each frame meaures 9.75“ x 7.5“, was designed to take a 6″ by 4″ photograph and cost $22 USD.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Coaster Set
A set of coasters was created to celebrate Disneyland’s 50th Anniversary by reusing the original land images. The five drink coasters have cork bases and depict Adventureland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Tomorrowland, and Main Street. The coasters are 3.5″ in diameter with the containing tin being 4″. The Disneyland 50th Anniversary Coaster Set cost $12.95 USD.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Adventureland Tiki Mug
The Disneyland 50th Anniversary Adventureland Tiki Mug is 8” tall and 4” in diameter, with a capacity of 26 fl. oz. The mug was produced in a limited edition of 500 and originally cost $32 USD. The orange mug resembles a drum with three feet, it has Adventureland and 50 Years printed on the front and Designed by SHAG exclusively for Disneyland and Limited edition of 500 on the base along with a sleeping beauty castle.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Fantasyland Teacups Purse
The Fantasyland Teacups purse measures 7″ high by 10″ wide by 5″ deep and was made in a limited edition of 1955.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Frontierland Wooden Cigar Purse
The Disneyland 50th Anniversary Frontierland Wooden Cigar Purse measures 7″ high by 9″ wide by 3″ deep and was made in a limited edition of 1955.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Metal Lunch Box
The Disneyland 50th Anniversary Metal Lunch Box was created in a limited edition size of 1955 and featured images of all five lands: Fantasyland (front), Tomorrowland (rear), Main Street USA (side), Frontierland (side), and Adventureland (base).
Disneyland 50th Anniversary T-Shirts
A ladies Disneyland 50th Anniversary Fantasyland T-Shirt was produced based on the original paintings.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Shirts
A range of shirts were produced for the Disneyland 50th Anniversary, mostly in limited editions of 500 for $68 USD.
Disneyland 50th Anniversary Plaques
Guests to the Shag’s Cocktail Hideaway event were given a commemorative gift, chosen at random, of a signed plaque of one of the five postcards. Note: Plaque photograph sourced from i5nomads blog.