Why we waited dual hours for an fugitive ‘Beauty and a Beast’ cup

A hush fell over Fantasyland. It was noon on a splendid Friday in Anaheim when a Disneyland worker — expel member, in park parlance — emerged to make an announcement. All eyes in a snaking, roughly two-hour line incited toward her. Hundreds of “Beauty and a Beast” die-hards awaited her any word.

“There is a extent of dual cups per customer,” she shouted.

And with those difference a common whine — one that could be listened all a approach from a edges of Casey Jr. Circus Train down to Snow White’s Scary Adventures — was let out. Many who arrived during Disneyland on Friday, including me, had one mission: to come home with an fugitive “Beauty and a Beast”- desirous cup. Disney hadn’t sole out of a plastic, light-up rose tumbler — yet.

As “Beauty and a Beast” insanity grips a republic — this weekend a live-action reconstitute of a animation tack brought in an considerable $170 million during a box office — Disneyland is prepared to pounce. Late final month a review non-stop a “Beauty and a Beast”-themed Red Rose Taverne, that is billed as a limited-time charity that has taken over a Pinocchio Village Haus.

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