Jack Sparrow's ship drops anchor in Newburgh
(AP) - A ship that has starred in more than adozen movies and TV shows, including "Mutiny on the Bounty" and"Pirates of the Caribbean," is docked on the Hudson River inNewburgh this weekend.
The H.M.S. Bounty replica was built in 1960 by MGM studio for"Mutiny on the Bounty" staring Marlon Brando. It has also starredin the 1989 "Treasure Island" with Charlton Heston and in thesecond and third of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
The ship is the feature event for pirate weekend in Newburgh,which will feature a pirate look-a-like contest, pirate lessons,and a visit from the New York Renaissance fair pirates.
Tours of the ship run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today throughSunday. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children.
"Jack Sparrow" and "Elizabeth Swan" look-a-likes of all agesare encouraged to compete in a pirate contest.