"PeteB" wrote:Haunted House
The Duel backstory is told within the ride, however it has been suggested before that the original Haunted House did also have a backstory, but no info on the HauntedOne website.
"Dorsia" wrote:Well, practically all of the ghost host's speech was stolen blatentely from Master Gracey's speech on the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. So, that was not the intended backstory for the HH. I have no idea how they got away with it, really. Or why they would want to steal the idea of the ghost host in the first place... :?I'm not sure there is one for this asuch, there used to be a speech by "The Ghost Host" that was the mandatory safety/loose articles information.
That there was a host shows that the ride is intended to be a tour around the house, it also says the ghosts have been "Dying to meet you", showing the ghouls and whatnot inside know you're having a mooch around.
As for how it became haunted, I've no idea. You could look to the gravestones, but the fact that it is acknowledged as a haunted house by the supernatural occupants themselves could possibly explain why the scares themselves don't seem to have much congruity...it is a place for them to gather, perhaps?
"electricBlll" wrote:Well, I did not say that the Haunted House never made sense, I meant that there is no 'setting' or 'backstory' to link the scenes. As John Wardley said, the ride was always intended to be his 'laugh in the dark' ride, in other words a classic haunted house dark ride (and which ended up being a very nearly world class one). The brain storm sessions, Witches of Eastwick inspiration... they all point towards a series of ideas that the rider travels through during this dark ride. A series of themed scenes with sophisticated effects and atmosphere, with the finale at the end. A backstory is not really important.
"electricBlll" wrote:Recently HauntedOne discovered a photo of this stitching hung up somewhere, does anybody remember it?