"Foolish Mortals" Delves into Disney's Haunted Mansion Fan Culture
With the creepy cackles of "Ghost Host" Paul Frees, floating candelabras, and the spells of Madame Leota, Disneyland's Haunted Mansion quickly became a cult favorite among the theme park's more ghoulish fanatics. New Orleans Square's antebellum-styled manor and its grim but grinning ghosts show that even the "Happiest Place on Earth" has an eerie side; one that inspires a subculture of art, cosplay and collectors. The devotional displays are at the center of Foolish Mortals, a new documentary premiering in Anaheim this weekend about the ride.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Film Blog post: