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26 October 1997 (USA) See more »
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Lesley Bannatyne ... Herself

Candice Bergen ... Herself (archive footage)

Jamie Lee Curtis ... Herself (archive footage)
Alan Dundes ... Himself

Garrison Keillor ... Himself

Art Linkletter ... Himself (archive footage)

Liza Minnelli ... Herself (archive footage)
Elaine Pagels ... Herself
Jack Santino ... Himself
Laurie Schapira ... Herself

Harry Smith ... Himself - Narrator

Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jeff Swimmer  written by

Produced by
Alison Guss .... series producer
Susan E. Leventhal .... executive producer
Sheila Maniar .... associate producer
Jeff Swimmer .... producer
Greg Weinstein .... associate producer
Cinematography by
Jeff Muhlstock 
Film Editing by
Dina Potocki 
Sound Department
Ed Campbell .... sound mixer (as Eddie Campbell)
Jill Kirschen .... sound editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Dorney .... assistant camera
Jeff Muhlstock .... Steadicam operator
Richard Neill .... fourth assistant camera
Uberto Sagramoso .... second assistant camera
Christopher Seivard .... first assistant camera
Steve Sweet .... third assistant camera


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Halloween's Haunted History!, 12 September 2008
Author: Pumpkin_Man from United States

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

If you love history and HALLOWEEN, then this is the treat for you. You see how HALLOWEEN began 3,000 years ago, why we carve pumpkins, why children wear costumes and trick-or-treat, how ghost stories started, etc. It shows how HALLOWEEN looked during the 40's and 50's! (Which is one of my favorite parts!) They even talk about the film, HALLOWEEN. They also show news archives about razor blades in apples, and Devil's Night. I love the HALLOWEEN decorations that they show later in the movie. I highly recommend this HALLOWEEN treat if you love the holiday! They also show archive footage of HALLOWEEN during the 50's! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

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