Disney Legend Bob Gurr to Discuss Creating The Haunted Mansion on Facebook Live

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Bob Gurr Haunted Mansion Facebook Live

Haunted Mansion fans, rejoice! Disney Legend Bob Gurr is teaming up with fellow Walt Disney Imagineer Tania Norris to share the story of how they helped create Disney’s Haunted Mansion on Facebook Live on Sunday, April 26 at 5:00 pm Pacific time (8:00 pm Eastern Time).

Organized by the organization, Haunted Orange County–a source of ghost tours and other haunted attractions in Southern California and beyond–the legendary Bob Gurr and Tania Norriss will join an even hosted by Bret Iwan the official voice of Mickey Mouse!

Gurr shared the announcement on his Instagram, sharing the following message:

Haunted Orange County is proud to present Haunted Mansion fans biggest virtual event of the of the spring – Living Legends of the Haunted Mansion. Sunday, April 26th 5:00pm PST. Available only on Facebook live @hauntedorangecounty ! Be sure to like us on Facebook to receive notifications.
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Join voice actor and artist Bret Iwan (The Official Voice of Mickey Mouse) as he hosts original Disney Imagineer, Tania Norris and Disney Legend Bob Gurr. Two American treasures hosted by the voice of the most recognizable character in the world. They’ll recount stories of their shared project, The Haunted Mansion including rare insight and anecdotes of their personal experiences with Walt Disney. They’ll also be delving into all things vintage Disneyland. This is a must not miss event for the Haunted Mansion and Disney history enthusiast. Only available on Facebook live. Follow Haunted Orange County for event reminders.

Check it out (and be sure to follow this Disney Legend while you’re at it):

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@hauntedorangecounty is proud to present Haunted Mansion fans biggest virtual event of the of the spring – Living Legends of the Haunted Mansion. Sunday, April 26th 5:00pm PST. Available only on Facebook live @hauntedorangecounty ! Be sure to like us on Facebook to receive notifications. . Join voice actor and artist Bret Iwan (The Official Voice of Mickey Mouse) as he hosts original Disney Imagineer, Tania Norris and Disney Legend Bob Gurr. Two American treasures hosted by the voice of the most recognizable character in the world. They’ll recount stories of their shared project, The Haunted Mansion including rare insight and anecdotes of their personal experiences with Walt Disney. They’ll also be delving into all things vintage Disneyland. This is a must not miss event for the Haunted Mansion and Disney history enthusiast. Only available on Facebook live. Follow Haunted Orange County for event reminders. . . . #HauntedMansion #DisneyLegends #BobGurr #TaniaNorris #DisneyHistory #BretIwan #disneyland

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Disney’s The Haunted Mansion

Haunted Mansion - WDW (left); Haunted Mansion DL (right)
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In Anaheim, California and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, there sits an old mansion where grim grinning ghosts come out to socialize. The Haunted Mansion is an iconic Disney attraction. Since its original opening in Disneyland’s New Orleans Square in 1969, the dark ride was recreated for the Walt Disney World Resort and has taken on a cult following of Disney fans who are all vying to be the 1,000th happy haunt.

While the attraction is essentially the same in both Disneyland and Disney World, both mansions have a slightly different experience. Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion has more walking and features the Box Ghost. At Disney World, you board your “doom buggy” much sooner. Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion also welcomes the cast of Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas each year, transforming into Haunted Mansion Holiday appropriately for Halloween and Christmas.

Do you miss the Haunted Mansion? Where does the Haunted Mansion rank among your favorite Disney attractions? Let us know in the comments!

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