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The Halloween Tree (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Family | Fantasy  -  October 1993 (USA)
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Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend.

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Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend.

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Even though the film was entirely produced by Hanna-Barbera, with the exception of "Castle Thunder" being heard a few times, none of Hanna-Barbera's famous sound effects show up in this film. This became more common with the company during the 1990s. See more »

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Mr. Moundshroud: Sweet skulls, sweet skulls, crystal sugar candy skulls. Sweet skulls, sweet skulls. Tell me your name, I'll give you a skull.
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They don't make Holiday specials like this anymore
23 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a lovely animated holiday special. They don't make very many Halloween specials anymore. It's as if American society wants to let it die, which is a real shame because Halloween is my favourite holiday. I absolutely love this movie. It was made in 1993 but it has a feel to it that makes it seem far older. It just has an old fashioned quality to it that I find strangely comforting.

It's based on the story by Ray Bradbury, author of The Martian Chronicles and Fahrenhiet 451 and he even narrates it, which I love. Bradbury is one of my favourite authors. Sure this film has a few slightly dark moments but it's actually very educational and at the same time heart warming.


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