Wednesday, October 22, 2014

1972 Jack O'Lantern - Rankin Bass

Here is the Halloween episode of the Rankin Bass animated series titled Festival of Family Classics. 18 episodes (including two two-part episodes) were produced from 1972 to 1973, this episode is called Jack O'Lantern and originally aired October 29, 1972. This is a Betamax video recording with Portuguese subtitles that can't be removed.

SYNOPSIS: Grandfather tells the story of an elfish wil-o-the wisp, Jack O Lantern. Jack is a good soul, who has turned himself into a pumpkin seed to hibernate for the winter. The local farmers are threatened to have their crops destroyed by Zelda the witch and her ghouls, but Jack is back and launches an offensive against the evil-doers with the help of two of the farmers children.

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1 comment:

  1. This is available as an extra on the Mad Mad Monsters DVD that can be bought from Amazon for pretty cheap in excellent quality.

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