A Disney Halloween

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"A Disney Halloween"
The Wonderful World of Disney episode
Produced by William Robert Yates
Original air date October 29, 1983 (1983-10-29)
Running time 90 minutes
Guest appearance(s)

Hal Douglas (Narrator)
Hans Conried (Magic Mirror)

"A Disney Halloween" is a 90-minute Halloween-themed television special which originally aired as part of The Wonderful World of Disney on October 29, 1983 on CBS.

Synopsis[edit]

The special is hosted by an offscreen narrator (voiced by Hal Douglas) and the Magic Mirror (using re-edited vintage footage of the late Hans Conried) which incorporates segments from both "Disney's Halloween Treat" (1982) and "Disney's Greatest Villains" (1977) episodes featuring classic short cartoons and excerpts of various villains from Disney feature films. The opening and closing credits feature footage of the 1929 Silly Symphony short "The Skeleton Dance", as did "Disney's Halloween Treat", but the coloring on the skeletons has been changed to green, orange, and dark green. The special was rebroadcast during October for the following years on ABC and The Disney Channel until the late 1990s.

Introduction[edit]

In some versions, Disney's then-chairman, Michael Eisner, introduces the special along with Mickey Mouse (Wayne Allwine) and Minnie Mouse (Russi Taylor) in their incarnation as costumed characters from the Disney theme parks. Mickey tells Eisner that Goofy is on his way and "has been working on his costume for a month". There is a knock on the door we see Goofy's "costume": Michael Eisner, overdubbed with Goofy's (Bill Farmer) voice.

Segments[edit]

Featured segments with the Narrator[edit]

Featured segments with the Magic Mirror[edit]

Other segments[edit]

The following two cartoons were featured after the Magic Mirror's segment of the program:

See also[edit]

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