HAUNTED MANSION REPORT
Doom Buggies has a detailed set report with some amazing sketches from the Disneyland ride turned feature film currently shooting in Los Angeles. Here's just a sampling: ''Foyer Set': A large central hallway, flanked by staircases leading to the second level, is looked down upon by a pair of sculptures located on either side of a large clock. The foyer set appears to be dark wood and is heavy, brooding and very detailed, reminiscent of the sets featured in the film 'The Haunting'. 'Grand Ballroom Set': We moved on to the under construction grand ballroom set with its twin curved staircases which surround a massive pipe organ (sound familiar?).
A very large and functional fireplace was being installed during our visit, and one window had its draperies hung to give an idea of how they would all appear. This room, unlike the foyer, had a feeling of lightness even though it was by far the largest of the sets. 'Library Set': A two-level set with wrought iron railings ringing the second level and a large portrait of Master Gracey hanging over the fireplace. In the center of the library is a Victorian sofa, which we were informed was Captain Nemo's sofa in '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea'. 'Mausoleum Set': Its cavernous, spectacular, and beautiful in a graveyard-beautiful kind of way. Its walls are lined with crematory urns and coffins, and elaborate metalwork completes the scene'.
Courtesy of Dark Horizons