Lisa Hix of Collectors Weekly says: "I just did a deep dive on dark rides, and I thought you'd get a kick out of it. I go into how the first dark rides — the 1920s Pretzel — just relied on manual sound effects and its curvy track to freak people out. Later, they got soundtracks, electric eyes, pneumatics, all that. Most dark rides still don't have animatronics or Pepper's ghosts like Haunted Mansion.
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