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Thursday, August 9, 2012
Vault Disney ~ August 9
~ On This Day in Disney History ~
August 9, 1969
he Haunted Mansion attraction opens in New Orleans Square
The grand opening of the attraction is heralded by a promotional blitz
that include the "I Scream" Sundaes sold at Disneyland's Carnation Plaza.
the medium in the séance room and the tiny talking figure at the end of the ride, is modeled
after Imagineer Leota Toombs (also known as Leota Thomas).
The Haunted Mansion continues to frighten and delight thousands of park guests everyday.
"Hurry back... be sure to bring your death certificate, if you decide to join us. Make final arrangements now. We've been ‘dying’ to have you…”
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