Welcome Foolish Mortals…

“When hinges creak in doorless chambers…” The opening words to The Haunted Mansion always put me in the Disney mood (I’m listening to the soundtrack as I write.) It being one of my all time favorite Walt Disney attractions, having ridden the ride and listened to the soundtrack hundreds of times, I still discover new details every time. The Donald “hidden Mickey” chair, waiting in the stretching room for the Gargoyles to shoo you out, and the Ballroom’s audio animatronic rocking chair ghost (aka Grandma from the Carousel of Progress) are just a mere few exciting aspects I love. Eventually, we will go through each scene in detail, but today we’re just having an overview of the attraction and it’s conception. Continue Reading →