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Missed in History: Haunted Mansion, Part 1


 Circa 1954:  Walt Disney stands by a plan of Disneyland and chats with an imagineer. California.  (Photo by Earl Theisen/Getty Images)
Circa 1954: Walt Disney stands by a plan of Disneyland and chats with an imagineer. California. (Photo by Earl Theisen/Getty Images)

Disneyland was always supposed to have a haunted house, but it took years and years (and many revisions) for the Haunted Mansion as it exists today. This episode - part one of two - is full of Disneyland back story, classic visual effects trickery, and reassurance that even the most convoluted, troublesome projects can eventually reach a successful conclusion.

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Episode link: Building Disneyland's Haunted Mansion: Part 1

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