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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980)

Angered that Katrina has grown fond of schoolmaster Crane, Brom Bones determines to scare off the interloper by filling his head with spooky tales of a Headless Horseman. Crane disparages ... See full summary »

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Angered that Katrina has grown fond of schoolmaster Crane, Brom Bones determines to scare off the interloper by filling his head with spooky tales of a Headless Horseman. Crane disparages the legends, until one fateful ride home in the dark of night. Written by Ørnås

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31 October 1980 (USA)  »

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Unlike Washington Irving's original novel, the story ends with Ichabod arriving at Katrina's house. The Headless Horseman rides back into the dark forest afterwards. See more »

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Palmer: I recognize that you are a fellow pedagogue. A tired and ill treated disseminator of learning among the barbarous.
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Version of The Wind in the Willows (1995) See more »

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Jeff Goldblum fantastic! Do we have a DVD yet?
18 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jeff Goldblum is simply a supreme actor. He has the talent of drawing the audience into the role he is playing at the time and that is a rare thing indeed! This move is a wonderful example of the Headless Horseman story. I wasn't even aware there were VCR copies of the movie. Hopefully the studio/production company will become aware of the need for a DVD of this movie. Considering all the DVDs out there at this time, this DVD would be a step in the right direction of quality home entertainment. Plus, it is not just a seasonal type of movie. The story was very interesting and creative. Definitely worthy of year-round appraisal. See it, it's great!


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