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2014-04-09 23:26:34

Branson’s newest thrill attraction reached a construction milestone – crews set the drop-floor AquaLaunch capsules in place for the new $1.7 million KaPau Plummet thrill slide, set to open May 17 at White Water water park in Branson, Missouri. Branson, MO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Branson’s newest thrill attraction is closer to reality as a construction milestone was reached – the setting of the drop-floor AquaLaunch capsules for the new $1.7 million KaPau Plummet thrill slide, set...

2011-05-02 09:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pirate Discovery App, the official mobile app for Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films' Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, directed by Rob Marshall, is now available exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers. Available on select Verizon Wireless smartphones and tablets, the Pirate Discovery App immerses fans in a world of Pirates content before, during and after the movie is available in theaters on May 20th. The...

2009-08-01 14:31:27

U.S. entertainment company Walt Disney is eyeing Rob Marshall to direct the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, unidentified sources say. Variety reported Friday if the Walt Disney Co. does hire Marshall to direct the newest Pirates sequel, production could begin sometime in 2010. The director's post for the fourth film in the profitable film franchise has been vacant since Gore Verbinski, director of the first three, decided to pursue an alternative movie project. The first three Pirates...

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2009-02-06 18:30:00

The it's a small world ride at Disneyland re-opened Friday after closing last year for an extensive overhaul, the theme park said. Disneyland said that while its classic attraction has been renovated and enhanced, it also retains the charm that holds such a special place in the hearts of Disneyland guests. Visitors to the newly revamped ride will find some of the dolls formerly dressed in fashions from around the world, now dressed as Disney characters and located in the countries where their...

2008-06-24 15:02:34

By EILEEN OGINTZ For once, we're glad it's not a perfect blue-sky vacation day. Otherwise, Aquatica (aquaticabysea world.com) SeaWorld's new Orlando water park, designed to feel like a South Sea island with lush landscaping (60,000 plants and flowers!) and white sand (3.1 million pounds of it!) would have been so packed that by 11 a.m., the park would have had to turn families away. "This is our third try to get in," said Laura Goguen, a suburban Boston mom who stopped with her husband...

2007-06-14 18:20:03

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The third installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films passed the $500 million mark worldwide in 20 days, including a record opening in China for the film's distributor, The Walt Disney Co. "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," starring Johnny Depp, opened on 17,500 screens internationally around the same time as its domestic debut and earned $506 million as of Wednesday, the studio said Wednesday. The film also took in $1.3 million on its opening day in China...

2006-08-21 07:05:00

By Michael Flaherty NEW YORK -- Shuhe Hawkins wanted to be a pirate when he grew up. Apparently, he was not alone. Hawkins is part of a subculture of pirate lovers across the globe, a growing tribe that encompasses history buffs, musicians, actors and hipsters. Across the United States, from New York City, to Portland, Oregon, the pirate movement has spawned pirate bars, social circles, bands, festivals, magazines and apparel. Devotees are attracted by pirate fashions, the spirit of rowdiness...

2006-07-14 01:49:16

By Gregg Kilday LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Given the intensity with which the media scrutinize movie ticket sales, last weekend's record $136 million opening of Walt Disney Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" was reported as if it were manna in a box office desert. Certainly, "Dead Man's Chest" was good news for beleaguered theater owners. And the movie has kept up its torrid pace this week, with $18.1 million on Monday, $15.7 million on Tuesday (a record...

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2006-07-07 09:56:06

LOS ANGELES -- "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" opens Friday (July 7), but the Walt Disney Co. also has high hopes for the property in the strikingly different media of massively multiplayer online games. "Pirates of the Caribbean Online" will become a reality next year when Disney Online reveals an original story set within the mythology of the "Pirates" film trilogy. Disney Online Virtual Reality Studio vice president Mike Goslin knew he wanted to create an MMOG based on the...

2006-06-30 14:37:57

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wall Street expects "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" to haul in plenty of box office booty for the Walt Disney Co, performing at least as well as the $654 million worldwide treasure for the first "Pirates" film. "Dead Man's Chest" opens in U.S. theaters on July 7, and expands around the globe in weeks ahead. Audience expectations are running high, which is a good sign for Disney because it has spent a reported $450 million to make...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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