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The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979)

Upset by rumors that Halloween may end, Dracula calls his mild-mannered monsters together and delivers an ultimatum - either regain their frightening image, or leave his Transylvania castle forever.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Igor
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Charles Fields ...
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Kristin Williams ...
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On Halloween night, Count Dracula summons all the classic horror monsters to demand that they either revamp themselves into the horrible, scary creatures they are supposed to be, or get out of his castle. Definite disco-culture influence here. Judd Hirsch looks like a Saturday Night Fever throwback. Fun for children! Written by Michael Jehn

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No More Tricks? No More Treats? No More Halloween?


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28 October 1979 (USA)  »

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The Night Dracula Saved the World  »

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This film was released to VHS in limited release in 1992, re-titled as "The Night Dracula Saved the World". See more »

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Count Dracula: Teeny tiny bat. Teeny tiny bat. Teeny tiny bat.
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Spoofs The Wolf Man (1941) See more »

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Excellent Halloween Fun for the Whole Family!!!
20 September 2002 | by (Oklahoma, USA) – See all my reviews

"King of the Monsters" Count Dracula, along with his hunch-backed sidekick Igor, and a group of the world's most famous monsters (including Frankenstein's Monster, The Werewolf, The Mummy and a Zombie) must convince a good-hearted Witch, who is really getting tired of all the "mean old witch" stereotypes and has refused to take her annual flight over the moon to bring in the new Halloween, that she absolutely has to take her midnight flight or else Halloween will cease to be ... FOREVER!!!


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