DisneyAuctions.com to Offer Winning Bidder a Personalized Tombstone
to Find Eternal Rest Inside Classic 'Haunted Mansion' Attraction
ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney fans who have been "dying"
to become a genuine part of Disneyland history are being offered a
"once-in-an-after-lifetime" opportunity to become an honorary ghostly resident
of the park's classic "Haunted Mansion" attraction. The lucky bidder of an
online charity auction on eBay, The World's Online Marketplace(R) will receive
their own personalized "tombstone" in the finale graveyard scene of the
beloved attraction, marking the public's first-ever chance to be an enduring
part of a Disneyland attraction.
The listing will be featured on eBay at http://www.DisneyAuctions.com and begins
at 6:00 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, October 14 and ends Thursday, October 21 at
6:00 p.m. (EST). The winning bidder will be publicly announced on
Friday, October 22. The unique gravestone will bear the winner's first name
and a humorous epitaph (inspired by the lucky bidder's interests and hobbies)
written and personalized by the team at Walt Disney Imagineering, the creative
organization responsible for designing and developing the attraction.
The honorary ghost will also receive a one-of-a-kind miniature replica of
the tombstone and a certificate officially recognizing them as an "Honorary"
resident of the "Haunted Mansion." As "die-hard" fans of the landmark
Disneyland attraction know, the "Haunted Mansion" is home to "999 happy haunts
... but there's always room for one more!"
Additionally, the successful bidder and a guest will be spirited away from
his or her hometown to Disneyland park in time for a midnight "wake" and
"burial" ceremony on Thursday, October 28, officially placing the tombstone in
the graveyard of the "Haunted Mansion." The proceeds of the charity auction
benefit selected chapters of The Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
Disney Auctions (http://www.DisneyAuctions.com) is an online marketplace from
Walt Disney Internet Group. It features authentic, rare and one-of-a-kind
Disney collectibles and memorabilia from every aspect of Disney's fabled
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10-12-2004 08:30 PM #1
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Disneyland: Disney Auctions Offers Personalized Tombstone
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10-13-2004 02:08 AM #2
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Re: Disneyland: Disney Auctions Offers Personalized Tombstone
Wow... what an amazing item... God knows the price is going to just skyrocket past what most of us can afford in like the first hour...
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