June 12, 1999 – Tarzan Premieres at the El Capitan Theatre
“…Walt Disney Pictures’ exciting new animated feature Tarzan takes moviegoers on an imaginative fun-filled jungle excursion unlike any other.”
On June 12, 1999, Disney’s 37th animated feature Tarzan premiered at the El Capitan Theatre, one week before its general United States release. The theatre had just undergone some drastic renovations, including the new Wurlitzer organ. The presentation of the film included a 20-minute live show, as well as a performance by singer/songwriter Phil Collins. Celebrities at the event included Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, and Brian Blessed.