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16 Delightfully Spooky Facts About the Haunted Mansion Rides at Disney!

The Haunted Mansion in both Disney World and Disneyland is a classic park staple. The ride, which is turning 50 this year (it opened in August 1969), is one of

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Digging up the ghosts of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion ride

Since it opened in 1969, the hows and whys of the Mansion's story are a thing of myth and fan speculation. Did the house once belong to a bride in the attic? What about those singing ghosts in the graveyard? And just who is this Hatbox Ghost?

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Charles Addams, uncredited co-creator of the Haunted Mansion - Boing Boing

Ken Anderson, Marc Davis and the other Imagineers who created Disney's Haunted Mansion were clearly influenced by Charles "Addams Family" Addams's cartoons, but until I read this amazing post on Long Forgotten, I had no idea how much influence he exerted on them.

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The birth of Disney's dark ride - Boing Boing

Jeff Baham, author of The Unauthorized Story of Walt Disney's Haunted Mansion, celebrates the attraction's 45th anniversary with a look at its uneasy genesis—and its enduring appeal.