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Heart and darkness : scary adventures and the evolution of Disney's dark rides

Heart and darkness : scary adventures and the evolution of Disney's dark rides

by Shawn Patrick Farrell

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Disney's Immersive Entertainment Explained   (about 3 weeks ago)

Excellent

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by dandilandro

As a librarian, I'll always look for content to add to my collection that is going to engage potential readers, but there are certain types of books where a balance is required.  While of course it depends on the subject matter and the audience, I want something that isn't too dry but at the...
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History of Disney Fantasy   (2017-12-14)

Very Good

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by terriannnettehart

What starts as a history of how dark rides came to be, quickly focuses on how Walt Disney basically reinvented them when he opened Disneyland in the 1950s.  Rides at each of the Disney parks...
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Thorough and Insightful   (2017-12-08)

Very Good

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by BillMacy

Tracing the evolution of the narrative "dark rides" made popular in Disney theme parks around the world, Farrell begins rather cleverly with a look at what it is that makes humans so drawn by fear.  Why are we so excited by being afraid, whether it's a scary movie, a haunted house, or a thrill...
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