8 Disney Haunted Mansion Secrets
"Welcome, foolish mortals, to the Haunted Mansion. I am your host, your ghost host. Kindly step all the way in please, and make room for everyone. There’s no turning back now. Our tour begins here in this gallery, where you see paintings of some of our guests as they appeared in their corruptible, mortal state."
1. The "Haunting"
According to former Disney employee David Koenig, tourists are mostly responsibly for “haunting” the Haunted Mansion. Apparently, it all started when a tourist group requested extra time on the ride so they could have a quick memorial for a young family member. Disney allowed it, unaware that the family had secret plans, as they scattered the remains of their loved one throughout the ride.
2. The Tombstones
The Tombstones located in Haunted Mansion are for real people, although it features faces of a few of the early Imagineers of Disneyland most were for real people.
3. The Organ
The organ in Haunted Mansion is the same one seen inside the submarine Nautilus in the movie 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea!
4. The Bullet hole
There is a bullet hole in the glass of the haunted mansion grand ballroom. It is said that a child had a BB gun or slingshot and got frightened and shot it up towards the glass. or Perhaps there may be a more sinister tale. The glass was too expensive and difficult to repair so they covered it with a spider web instead.
5. The Bride's Ring
As you exit the ride in Disney World, look on the ground for a wedding ring stuck in the pavement. It’s the Bride’s Ring that was thrown from the attic and then trampled by the invisible horse.
6. You Die
In the ride you actually "fall" from the attic window when your buggy turns backwards. You'll notice that up until that point the ghosts don't notice you. After you "fall" you'll see the big party scene where they are celebrating.
7. The Raven.
As you go around the ride you'll notice a raven in many of the scenes. In the beginning the raven was going to be the narrator, however that was later changed to the Ghost Host. The Raven is a hint of the work of Edgar Allen Poe.
8. Stretching Walls
You know when you enter the room and it appears as the walls are stretching? Well you’re actually on an elevator!
"Ah, there you are! And just in time… there’s a little matter I forgot to mention — beware of hitchhiking ghosts!"
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