Tag Archives: Halloween

memories of the ’70s – Halloween

A horror film that launched a film career and was the beginning of a franchise of scary thrills: Halloween. Written and directed by John Carpenter, Halloween’s premise was focused on character Michael Myers, a six year old who murders his … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Midnight Hour

For kids of the 1980s, they got to know the fear of zombies with the Halloween special The Midnight Hour, starring Levar Burton and Shari Belafonte. This two hour tv movie, focusing on how a small New England town becomes … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Witch’s Night Out

Kids of the 1970s were treated to several Halloween specials, including this made in Canada gem: Witch’s Night Out.  Produced, directed and written by John Leach, this animated kids’ Halloween special featured eight unique voices, including Gilda Radner, Catherine O’Hara … Continue reading

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Which blonde?

A group of Halloween masks seen at Big Fun in Cleveland – which blonde? or which monster?

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