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A Halloween special with Fay Wray, Bela Lugosi, The Firesign Theatre, Claude Rains, Dwight Frye, Boris Karloff, Ray Bolger, Lon Chaney Jr, George Harrison, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, ELO, The Rolling Stones, Edward Van Sloan, Helen Chandler, Robert Armstrong, Lionel Atwill, Una O'Connor, Maria Ouspenskaya, Cary Grant, Jethro Tull, Judy Garland, Humprhey Bogart, Margret Hamilton, Bert Lahr, Scott Muni, Walter Carlos, Monty Python, David Bowie, John Lennon, Chrysalis, Blue Oyster Cult, The Youngbloods, The Grateful Dead, Lol Creme and Kevin Godley, the cast of "Peter Pan", Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Warren Zevon and many others...

Recorded and mixed on a 2 Track machine and originally broadcast in October of 1979 and spliced together by hand--"from the bodies I took from graveyards..."I created it!" A "Mini-Cab Driver" sketch by Peter Cook & Dudley Moore was added to the original 45 minute production somewhere in the eighties, along with a transfer of John Zacherley's classic "Dinner with Drac" from the original 45 rpm single--scratches intact. Zacherley also lends his announcing talents to the production credit tag.

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