disneyland fact

Fun Fact:

That backwards descent on the Haunted Mansion is supposed to symbolize the fall from the widow’s attic window to your death. Notice how it’s only after the descent that you come upon the graveyard and the ghosts begin to actually acknowledge you.

Early photos reveal “popcorn people” existed at Disneyland as far back as 1955. The popcorn wagons were labeled “The Cretors” named after C. Cretors & Co., founded in 1855, the company that originally produced the carts and their clown dolls. Eventually the clowns were transformed to match the land in which they performed but one clown remains near Small World. He also changes seasonally into a more festive outfit. 

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Here It Is: The ACTUAL Story Told in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion

While we all love the stories of the Bride and the Captain and the Eddie Murphy family (okay, so you can strike that last one from the record), in 2009 the Walt Disney Company actually released a book that described – in no uncertain terms – the actual tale being told in Disneyland’s magnificent Haunted Mansion ride.

In The Haunted Mansion: From the Magic Kingdom to the Movies, Jason Surrell explains:

“Though not as intricately constructed as a Shakespearean play, a story exists. In fact, Imagineering legend and Disneyland veteran Tony Baxter believes that, in the end, combining the seemingly divergent work of [Imagineers] Marc Davis and Claude Coats inadvertently gave the Haunted Mansion a fairly solid three-act structure.

"In Act One, which begins slowly and ominously in the Foyer, guests anticipate the appearance of the happy haunts, and experience poltergeist activity and unseen spirits.

"Madame Leota provides the curtain that separates Act One and Act Two. The medium conjures up the spirits and encourages them to materialize, which they promptly do in the swinging wake in the Grand Hall and the Attic.

"The descent from the attic window into the Graveyard takes guests into Act Three, in which they are completely surrounded by the ghosts who are enjoying the manic intensity of a graveyard jamboree. Finally, one of three Hitchhiking Ghosts materializes beside the guests in their Doom Buggy before the exit.”

And there you have it. The actual story being told in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion – and in the classical three-act structure, no less!

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Richard Ramirez Laughing In Court.

(New rare footage from “Monster In My Family” S02E02 The Nightstalker - Richard Ramirez 10-01-2017)

Disneyland AUs

Person A is a disney character and person B’s kid wants a photo AU

Both work as characters, either paired couples or characters from different movies AU

Meet in the Castle AU

Both have kids who both want to get a photo with a character AU

Our kids were both dressed up as the same character and now they are best friends AU

Waiting in line for Splash mountain AU

Sitting next to each other on the roller coaster AU

In the same carriage in Tower of Terror ride and one person is scared AU

My kid was lost and you found them AU

Both our kids were lost cause they both saw a princess and needed to go look AU

Sitting next to each other at the fireworks AU

Build a Bear AU 

Somehow meeting in one of the themed restaurants AU

Wow our kids dragged us onto It’s a small world and how annoying is this song AU

Both are the third person in their group so volunteer as single riders and get paired together AU

We are sitting in the boat for the Pirates of the Caribbean ride and the ride broke down and now we are stuck AU

Oogie Boogie appears in the Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland. In his debut year of the show, images of Oogie were spread throughout the Mansion, including appearing as the Gingerbread sculpture in the Ballroom and an Oogie cymbal monkey in the Attic to go along with the animatronic figure in the finale, who gives out Halloween Town Christmas toys through the mirrors which his henchmen pop up from.

Haunted Mansion Facts:
  • The stretching room is actually an elevator that takes you down to the loading zone. The stretching photos in the elevator are ALWAYS there. ALWAYS. Even during the Christmas makeover. It would take too much time to realign the pictures perfectly again.
  • The inside of the mansion is always chilled since cold spots are associated with spirit activity.
  • The Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean are the attractions that people tend to dump ashes in the most. (So I guess the Mansion could really be haunted 0.0 oooooooooOOOOoooooooOOOoo!)
  • Once you enter the attraction in you “Doom Buggy” you are actually outside the park.
  • When the attraction first opened, just before you pass the endless hallway, there was a suit of armor (worn by a cast member) that would lunge towards guests. The soldier was removed after a guest broke a cast member’s nose.
  • If you count all the animatronics in the attraction you will find that they are very short on those 999 happy haunts you were promised. Unless of course you’ve counted all the faces in the wallpaper in the hall of doors.
  • In the ball room the organ you see is the exact same organ from “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”.
  • (-BALLROOM GHOST ILLUSION- SKIP IF YOU WISH TO BELIEVE THEY ARE REAL) The illusion in the ballroom is done using an old magicians trick called “Peppers Ghost”. 
  • A few feet beyond the balcony where you pass by there is the largest pane of glass ever made. The ghosts are actually below and above you, and all you see is their reflection in the glass. One year a guest broke into the ballroom and shot through the window 3 times. It would be too difficult for the window to be replaced (since they would have to take off the roof) so they fixed the window with spiderweb stickers.
  • In the attic you see the widowed ghost and THE HATBOX GHOST!!!!!! The hatbox ghost was a part of the attraction when it originally opened but was removed after 2 weeks because he would constantly break down. Now that technology has advanced far beyond what Walt could have imagined the ghost is back! I’m sure he’ll check your hat for you if you ask nicely.
  • Everyone knows that the mansion has 999 happy haunts, but few know that there was an ebay charity auction to have the winners name put on a headstone in the graveyard! 

These are just some facts I have come across in my studies, hope you liked them!

  • The little girl going in elevator is holding a 1930’s style Mickey doll; one of the very first ever made.
  • Here are the names of the specters of the disappeared elevator: Sally Shine (little girl) Emmaline Partridge (Sally’s nanny) Gilbert Lawrence (guy) Carolyn Crosson (lady) Dewey (Bellhop)
  • At Tower of Terror, the ghost girl is played by none other than Lindsay Ridgeway, who also plays Morgan, Cory Matthews’ wisecracking little sister on “Boy Meets World”.

Not much is known about this man’s life. It is known however, that he became a pirate, and that he was part of a pirate crew that sailed the Caribbean in search of a cursed treasure hidden in the subterranean grotto of Dead Man’s Cove. When they came near Isla Tesoro, their ship was wrecked on the rocks. The pirate’s skeleton remained at the helm of the wrecked ship, steering the wheel for all eternity

the signs at disneyland

aries: refuses to let anyone take a break so they can do everything
taurus: spends all their money on mickey mouse shaped foods
gemini: belts disney songs the whole time they walk around the park
cancer: starts crying because their mickey balloon floats away
leo: asks everyone to take 23824793 pictures of them in front of the castle
virgo: looks in all the shops for souvenirs for their friends
libra: gets mistaken for a disney princess by a little kid
scorpio: spontaneously kisses you during the castle firework show
sagittarius: the fast pass queen 
capricorn: knows every fact about disneyland and doesn’t even need a map to get around the park
aquarius: waits two hours to get a good spot for the parade
pisces: becomes starstruck when the characters talk to them

shiros-clementine-pajimmyjams  asked:

PSA!!! BEE BOP BA BA DOO BA THIS IS A PSA FROM THE FUTURE. AMBER LIU AND DM GET MARRIED AND THEIR BEST MAN IS A LLAMA NAMED DOOBERT. THE WEDDING WAS FLAWLESS AND F(X) PERFORMED. THE GARTER TOSS WAS UNNECESSARILY STEAMY DUE TO AMBER'S ANTICS AND EVERYONE FELT AWKWARD AND DM BLUSHED HARDCORE WHO COULD BLAME HER. THERE WERE FIREWORKS AT THE END LIKE THE WEDDING WAS AT DISNEYLAND OR SOMETHING. IN FACT IT WAS THERE MAYBE. OVERALL THE WEDDING WAS LIT AF. BEE BA BA DOO BAHHH THIS HAS BEEN A FUTURE PSA.

THANK U KIND ALIENS FROM THE FUTURE FOR BLESSING ME WITH THIS BEAUTIFUL PSA I HAVE TEARS 😭😭😭😭💕💕💕💕💕