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Found on the Web: A Haunted Mansion Horror Short

This is a very cool, very well done short film I happened upon whilst doing my normal YouTube rounds. It’s a found-footage ghost story shot in Disneyland, and specifically on the famous Haunted Mansion ride (one of the best rides of all time, still to this day). Made by the Daws Brothers, Missing in the Mansion is a part-guerrilla, part-recreated flick about what would happen if there really were 999 happy haunts in the park attraction. Hatbox

Special commendation for the replication of the infamous Hatbox Ghost which, as legend has it, was removed from the ride after only a short stint.

Below is a nice making-of as well, just so you don’t get too scared.

Comments

  1. That was SO awesome! Went to school with “Kevin” what an awesome treat to run into him via Nerdist! lol. What a blast!

  2. Lindsay says:

    This is so fantastic! I am a huge Disney fan and really appreciate all of the hard work and creativity put into this short. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Brian says:

    Haunted Mansion is my favorite Disney ride! This was really neat!

  4. Tiffany Warner says:

    This was a great video! It’s so creative and fun. I have always loved the Haunted Mansion. The Hatbox Ghost is amazing!

  5. CXRengel says:

    This is why that place scared the hell out of me when I was 5.

  6. Ian says:

    I used to have a Haunted Mansion full-sized story book record when I was a kid. I listened to it all the time but kept a heavy book on top of it at night lest the ghosts escape. I came across some Haunted Mansion sound files on Napster when I was in school and the sounds, the music… made me feel only what I can describe as home sick.