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A Chat with the Hatbox Ghost is a written story by Erin Glover. It features the Hatbox Ghost and an unknown mortal interviewer, also mentioning the Ghost Relations Department and Constance Hatchaway.


Following his return to the Haunted Mansion, the Hatbox Ghost is interviewed about himself and how he feels about his return.


  • The Hatbox Ghost mentions his return was prompted by the Ghost Relations Department began forwarding fan mail to him.


  • The Hatbox Ghost alludes to his absence from the Mansion between 1969 and 2015, mirroring his real-life absence from The Haunted Mansion between those years; in point of fact claims to have left the Mansion after following a family of hat-wearers home.

Behind the scenes

This short story was printed in 2015, shortly after the Hatbox Ghost's return to the Disneyland attraction, in an issue of the Cast Member-only magazine Disneyland Resort Line.

An abridged version of the story can be found on several Disney websites, such as Disneylivecams and disneyparks.disney.go.

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