Disney Movie Ghosts Quiz

Prove You’re A Ghostly Genius by Acing This Disney Ghost Trivia Quiz

By the D23 Team
During the Halloween season, Disney fans love watching and rewatching some of their favorite ghoulishly delightful films—but how well do you actually know these scary good classics? We’ve rounded up frightfully fun batch of trivia about characters from “regions beyond” to put your ghostly genius to the test. Do you feel a chill? It could be…

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Haunted Mansion Tombstones

By Kimi Thompson, Walt Disney Archives

When the Haunted Mansion was being developed for Disneyland, Walt Disney asked Imagineer X Atencio to help develop the storyline for the attraction. He even wrote the now-famous lyrics to the iconic theme song, “Grim Grinning Ghosts.” As a fun homage to the Imagineers who helped create the Haunted Mansion, X wrote epitaphs…

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Haunted Mansion Iris

What’s This? Everything You Need to Know About Haunted Mansion Holiday

By Savannah Salazar

Season’s screamings! Holiday cheer is in the air, and spirits are high, especially at Haunted Mansion Holiday—where the Pumpkin King Jack Skellington and company have gathered for their yearly haunt. Inspired by Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, the classic attraction, which is celebrating a “Mostly Ghostly” 50th anniversary…

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Mostly Ghostly Trivia Challenge Week 4—Materialize Your Haunted Mansion Knowledge

By D23 Team

As we eagerly prepare for our “Mostly Ghostly” Halloween celebrations, let’s take a look at the ultimate supernatural soirée of silly spooks that’s been waltzing inside Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion for 50 years. Who knew the hereafter could be so much fun?

After five decades of playful ghosts—just one shy of a thousand!—swinging wakes,…

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Tiki Mug Iris

A Mug’s Life: How the Halloween Trader Sam’s Mugs Are Created

By Charles Price

Trader Sam’s Halloween Tiki Mugs have grown in popularity every Halloween Season at the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort since the first “Mahaloween” in 2014. Creating these fun and detailed tiki mugs is a collaborative process. Here, we explore that process with two Cast Members on the Disneyland Creative Design Team, Marcus…

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D23 Expo’s Spirited Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary Celebration

By Jim Frye

Shhhh. In the quiet of night and under a pale-white moon, if you listen closely outside the gates of the grand, stately mansion in New Orleans Square on the banks of Disneyland’s Rivers of America, you might just hear some “goblins and ghoulies from last Halloween” throwing a party. Of course, they’re always throwing a party inside Disneyland’s…

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Find These 5 Easter Eggs in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion

By Zach Johnson

Ever since the Haunted Mansion first opened its creaking doors at Disneyland park on August 9, 1969, guys and ghouls of all ages have been bewildered by the mysterious manor and its 999 happy haunts. In celebration of the attraction’s 50th anniversary, we’ve uncovered a few Easter eggs we’ve been just dying to crack open for Disney…

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Haunted Mansion

Find Out If Your Haunted Mansion Knowledge Is Scary Good

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Many Disney fans count themselves as ghostly geniuses when it comes to Haunted Mansion facts—after all, with such a storied history and with so many hidden details to find, learning about the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland is a guaranteed ghoulish good time for everyone. One thing in particular that has entranced fans is the attraction’s famous…

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Meet the Winning 3 Happy Haunts of This Year’s D23 Expo Design Challenge

by Karina Schink

This year’s D23 Expo Design Challenge celebrates the Haunted Mansion’s 50th anniversary. We welcomed all foolish mortals to enter the challenge, and 23 made it through to the final judging (and you’ll be able to view all of them at D23 Expo 2019!).

Now, please drag your cursor to the dead center of the page and scroll to see the three…

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5 Disney Parks Experiences that are a Truly Pun Ride

By Nicole Nalty

There’s so much to appreciate when it comes to a Disney Parks attraction––incredible technology, seamless storytelling, favorite characters that come to life before your eyes… but we’d like to take a moment, as self-proclaimed pun masters, to appreciate the whimsical wordsmithing that you’ll find during a visit to a Disney park. Whether…

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