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I actually love to go on that ride when it’s cold just because I know that you go to hell at the end. If only that portion was longer *sigh*
The final Haunted Mansion gag before the hitch-hiking ghosts: looks like this reclusive fellow would rather not join in the party. Also potentially a partial joking reference to the Edgar Allan Poe/gothic horror staple of victims being bricked up while alive as a method of murder.
Early Ken Andersen Haunted Mansion scripts included the idea of a Disneyland janitor/construction worker who disappeared overnight inside the house (when it was said to be brought intact from the bayous as an example of period architecture) and could be heard after that, permanently lost and trapped inside the walls of the building, so this might also be a remnant of that original concept.
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Haunted Mansion papercraft. Download the PDF template at http://www.haunteddimensions.raykeim.com/index380.html.
The Nightmare before Christmas redress of the Haunted Mansion is reason enough to visit Disneyland. It is wonderful and unique to Disneyland. They don’t redress the Haunted Mansion in Florida.
The Haunted Mansion is home to999 Happy Haunts… with room for 1000. Any volunteers?
Doom Buggies carry guests on a tour of the mansion, through the spooky hallways to the spirited ballroom, the ghastly garret to the ghostly graveyard.
On the far side of New Orleans Square sits an old antebellum Southern mansion. The queue winds around the grounds and past the family cemetery before entering the front doors of the mansion.
An impassive Cast Member will usher you into one of two octagonal rooms, and instruct you to proceed to the dead center of the room.
Disney’s Haunted Mansion art and sketches by Marc Davis (1969)
If you are one to not want to eat candy (or have your kids eat it) Disneyland offers healthy choices like Carrots.
Of course there is always lots of candy as well.
Headless Horseman Pumpkin at Big Thunder Ranch Halloween Roundup (by Loren Javier)
DISNEYLAND’S CHOCOLATE CHIP CHEESECAKE1 (1 lb.) pkg. chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed (Oreo cookies preferred)
3 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
1 1/2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese
2/3 c. sugar
Dash of salt
3 lg. eggs
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate pieces
3 tbsp. flour
1 c. heavy cream
2 tsp. sugarWrap foil outside bottom and halfway up sides of 9 inch springform pan, molding to pan. Set aside. Process cookies until fine in food processor. Add melted butter and combine to moisten crumbs. Press onto bottom and sides of foil-wrapped pan and freeze until ready to fill.
Mix cream cheese, sugar and salt in bowl until light and soft. Add eggs, 1 at a time, while mixer is running. Add lemon juice and mix 3 minutes longer. Combine chocolate pieces and flour in small bowl. Fold into cream cheese mixture with rubber scraper. Pour into prepared pan.
Place filled pan in larger pan with 1 cup warm water to create water bath. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until top is brown and cracked slightly. Remove from oven and cool up to 3 hours.
When ready to serve, beat heavy cream with 2 teaspoons sugar until soft peaks form. Garnish cheesecake with whipped cream.
Per serving: 515 calories, 35 grams fat, 136 milligrams cholesterol, 349 milligrams sodium.