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  • Death is in a black robe, her face shrouded by a hood, her skeletal arms outstretched, like something out of a theme-park ride, crazed and nightmarish.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • A radical revamp of the waterfront with casinos, theme-park rides and a Formula One street-racing track are all part of push to give the city-state a new buzz and lure tourist dollars.

    After Hours: Singapore

  • CALGARY — BHP Billiton Ltd. and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan have expanded the battleground in their merger struggle beyond shareholder letters and lawsuits to encompass a children's theme-park ride and a holiday light show.

    Gifts Drop on Saskatoon as BHP and Potash Corp. Tussle

  • Mr. Wildhorn's tunes sound like half-remembered middle-of-the-road AM-radio ballads from the 1970s, touched up with banjo and dobro to give them a theme-park period feel.

    Wheel This Barrow Out of Town

  • Marianne Leach To help distinguish its version of "The Nutcracker" this year, the Nashville Ballet hired an illusionist with theme-park experience to incorporate new magic sequences into the production.

    Mixed Nutcrackers

  • Behind the Scenes Imagineer Chris Crump said the closest parallel he can think of to building a theme-park ride is the space program.

    Taking the Little Mermaid for a Spin

  • It took nearly four years to conceive and build a theme-park ride that put visitors inside the world of "The Little Mermaid," including several musical numbers, a few key narrative moments and 184 figures from Disney's animated hit.

    Taking the Little Mermaid for a Spin

  • This shouldn't stop "Angry Birds," says Jeff Gomez , the chief executive of Starlight Runner Entertainment Inc. He points to Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, which were based on little more than a theme-park ride.

    'Angry Birds' Spreads Wings

  • MEDIA Disney Profit Rises On TV, Theme Park Improvement Walt Disney Co.'s fiscal third-quarter earnings rose 11% on better results at its television and theme-park divisions, but the media giant reported another period of income decline in its studio segment.

    Business Briefs

  • Walt Disney Co. said its revenue and profit grew solidly, thanks largely to increased television fees and higher theme-park prices, despite a relatively weak slate of movie releases.

    TV, Parks Fuel Disney Profit


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