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PHOTO GALLERY: Ariel from ‘The Little Mermaid’

Jennifer Fickley-Baker

by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort

On this day in Disney history, “The Little Mermaid” was released in theaters. The film tells the story of Ariel, a mermaid who makes a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula so she can become human with the hopes of falling in love with Prince Eric.

Ariel from ‘The Little Mermaid’ Ariel from ‘The Little Mermaid’

Here at Walt Disney World Resort, guests can become part of her world by visiting Prince Eric’s castle at Magic Kingdom Park. The castle and its grounds house the Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid attraction and Ariel’s official greeting location.

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Thanks to Mariah Wild for the photographs. To check out more in our portrait series, see the list below.