Random Disneyland Fact, 3x
disneylandphotosterpy: Indiana Jones Adventure’s finale is similar to being in a car wash: your vehicle and the rolling ball don’t move either forwards or backwards. The whole room/tunnel slides back around you, and it creates the illusion of movement to the human eye. Tony Baxter got the idea for the trick while actually sitting in a LA area gas station car wash and observing the perception of...
Little Known Disneyland Fact of the Day:
disneylandphotosterpy: The voice of the mummy inside Haunted Mansion (What’s that? Louder!) is Dal McKennon, who also provides the Big Thunder Mountain Safety Spiel (Hang on to them hats ‘n glasses…). McKennon was also the original voice of Gumby in the animated films, and narrator/guide for Disneyland’s Mine Train attraction which preceded Big Thunder.
Coke tastes better in a Disneyland cup
disneylandphotosterpy: True facts. Sitting at a table, say, along the Rivers of America, or at the Hungry Bear, or at Rancho del Zocalo. That paper cup with the park logo makes it 10x better and more refreshing.
The Comfort of Disney: A Poem →
nostrokesjuststrudels: This is a poem I wrote for my Writing class, under the topic of “reasons one might stay in bed”. I’ve been in the Disney frame of mind lately, so this is what I came up with. It may appear quite sad in nature, but I promise it has a happy ending! I will not get out of bed. There is no prince waiting to awake me with true love’s kiss; there is no fairy of blue to...
The swans in the moat around Sleeping Beauty Castle are leased by the park, and there is always one male and one female.
The Unknown Road: Did you know? →
theunknownroad: In the Haunted Mansion, at Disneyland, there is a portrait of a young woman that changes into the Medusa that is hanging in the entrance hall of the Haunted Mansion. Did you notice that it looks awfully a lot like the girl that is dressed as a pirate in the painting in the skeleton’s tavern in Pirates of the Caribbean? It’s because these two pieces were by the same...