cognitivedissonance - 2017-10-03 One of the last things he did, but tragically Disney never used it in the ride due to squeamishness about multinationalism in the Eisner regime. They kept his laugh in the ride, however. Phantom Manor is the only Haunted Mansiom with no Ghost Host, but Mystic Manor in Hong Kong is the only Haunted Mansion with no ghosts. The Chinese apparently have no cultural analogue to the concept of friendly ghosts so it’s a show about magic and psychic powers, with references to Journey to the West.
Phantom Manor is localized to France with an extended sequence set in a frontier ghost town, because the French are weird about the Wild West.