The 1966 Universal ghost comedy masterpiece was directed by veteran TV director Alan Rafkin. The screenplay for Rafkin’s 1966 production of “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” was written by veteran television writers Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum. The orchestral source music score for Rafkin’s Universal production of “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” was composed by veteran composer Vic Mizzy, who also composed the theme for the popular 1964-66 Filmways/ABC live-action television sitcom adaptation of Charles Addams’ “The Addams Family” and the score for William Castle’s Universal macabre thriller with Barbara Stanwyck and Robert Taylor; “The Night Walker” (1964).
This will mark Sven’s seventh big broadcast of “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (1966) on Me-TV. He previously showcased Rafkin’s Universal ghoulish comedy masterpiece back in Nov. 2011*, July 2012*, Nov. 2014, April 2015, Oct. 2017 and July 2018.
Who was in Rafkin’s Universal production of “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (1966)?
The players who appeared in Rafkin’s Universal feature production of “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (1966) were Don Knotts (as Luther Heggs), Joan Staley (as Alma Parker), Dick Sargent (as George Beckett), Hal Smith (in an uncredited role as Calver Weems), Reta Shaw (as Mrs. Halcyon Maxwell), Dick Wilson (in an uncredited role as a bandleader/bandmaster), Skip Homeier (as Ollie Weaver), Robert Cornthwaite (as lawyer Springer), Liam Redmond (as Kelsey), Lurene Tuttle (as Mrs. Natalie Miller), Philip Ober (as Nicholas Simmons), Jesslyn Fax (as Mrs. Hutchinson), James Millhollin (as Mr. Milo Maxwell), Harry Hickox (as police chief Art Fuller), Charles Lane (as lawyer Whitlow), Nydia Westman (as Mrs. Cobb), George Chandler (as Judge Harley Nast), Sandra Gould (as Loretta Pine), Ellen Corby (as Ms. Neva Tremaine) and Cliff Norton (as Charlie, the bailiff).