HAUNTED MANSION: IMAGINEERING A DISNEY CLASSIC
The Haunted Mansion is one of the most popular and beloved attractions in Disney theme park history, and can be found in each Magic Kingdom Park around the globe.This newly updated book brings the Mansion's inhabitants to an afterlife like never before. Magic Kingdom's Haunted Mansion illustrates how the Mansion's 999 "grim grinning ghosts" moved from sketches to reality, evolving from earliest story concepts through adaptations and changes as it moved into each of the parks, to the very latest ideas for show enhancements.This book also confirms and dispels the various myths and rumors that have surrounded the mysterious Mansion since its opening. And now new history has been added as the attraction continues to evolve.In this third edition, there are even more details and artwork depicting the Imagineering of the attractions in California and Florida, as well as the corresponding Haunted Mansion attractions in Tokyo, Paris, and Hong Kong.Jason Surrell is an author, screenwriter, creativedirector and former Senior Show Writer for Walt Disney Imagineering. Jason is also the author of The Art of The Haunted Mansion; Screenplay by Disney: Tips and Techniques toBring Magic to Your Moviemaking: Piratesof the Caribbean: From the Magic Kingdom to the Movies; The Disney Mountains: Imagineering at ItsPeak; The Art of Marvel's TheAvengers; and has contributed essays and feature articles to The Imagineering Way, The Imagineering Workout, The Disney Insider Yearbook and disney twenty-three magazine. He alsowrote for Walt Disney Television's internationally syndicated televisionseries, Secrets of the Animal Kingdom.Jason is currently a Creative Director at Universal Creative.