Mid Century Mickey!
HELLO? YES, THIS IS MOUSE
Princess Diana, Prince William, Prince Harry and friends holidaying (vacationing) at Walt Disney World. August 1993
Thank you so much for giving us all the treat of our lives while we were under you care at Disney World! The three days were magic in every sense of the word & the children were ecstactic by the programme you organised including the six rides on ‘Space Mountain’! We all send our heartfelt thanks, Jayne, to you & your team for making our visit such a happy one. London, August 31, 1993, to Jayne Kear, “chief protocol officer” of Walt Disney World.
In 1962, construction began on the beautiful southern plantation-inspired home, and in the years that followed, as Imagineers developed (sometimes competing) themes and stories of a Haunted Mansion attraction, a sign was placed in front of its closed gates to tease what was (possibly) to come.
The idea for the sign was reportedly sparked by a comment Walt made upon returning from a trip to London when he remarked that he had been searching castles and old English countryside estates for ghosts looking for a new place to haunt. The sign would remain in place until the Haunted Mansion opened its gates more than six years later, in August of 1969.
During those years, with their combined talents, Imagineers, including Marc Davis, Claude Coats, X Atencio, Rolly Crump, Bill Justice, and Yale Gracey, Disney Legends all, developed the attraction we know today.
Near the time of its completion, some publicity photos were taken to help illustrate the attraction’s unique blend of macabre humor and to celebrate the artistry of those responsible for bringing it to … life.
"I was born for politics. I have great hair and I love lying."
Cersei Lannister, A Clash of Kings (via incorrectgotquotes)
"I could always tell my dad hated me. As a kid, my bath toys were a toaster and a radio."
Tyrion Lannister, A Game of Thrones (via incorrectgotquotes)