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Perfect Book for a Perfect Ride
on 20 August 2004
If you've ever visited a Disney Theme Park then chances are you've ridden one of the various versions of The Haunted Mansion. It's Disney's classic spin on a haunted-house/ghost train and whilst this attraction was originally designed and built decades ago it's still one of Disney's most-visited and best-loved rides. The reason is simple - it's a clever blend of scares & smiles which makes it appealing to 7 to 70 year olds.
This book is a highly detailed ride through the history of this Disney classic from Walt's first ideas as a spooky house on Main Street USA right upto the movie based around it. Featuring enough text and photographs to keep both die-hard Disney fans & kids happy it's the perfect compliment to a perfect ride. The writing of the book will make any Disney fan want to turn page after page and the rare pictures, drawings & diagrams will not fail to make them smile. This really is a brilliantly put-together product. The ride section is far more entertaining than the movie section but a big part of that is down to the simple fact that the attraction is a classic whereby the movie didn't exactly live upto the standards set by it's predecessor "The Pirates of the Carribean".
If you enjoy "Behind-the-Scenes" books of any nature and especially if you enjoy Theme Parks then this book should appeal to you. If your a fan of the ride or even just Disney in general then you'll LOVE this book. A Must-have for any Disney fan !!!