Fellow Svengoolie SvenPals will be looking forward to his upcoming showcase of a 1966 Universal Studios ghoulish comedy farce.
“Svengoolie” presents: “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (1966)
1966 Universal Studios theatrical trailer for “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken.”
The beloved Berwyn/Chicago-based horror film host will be showing the 1966 comedy, “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” this Sat., Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central on Me-TV.
“The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (1966) was directed by veteran TV director Alan Rafkin. This will mark Sven’s fifth showing of the Universal comedy on Me-TV, he had previously showcased Rafkin’s film back in Nov. 2011, July 2012, Nov. 2014 and April 2015.
Who was in “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (1966)?
The players who appeared in “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” were Don Knotts (as Luther Heggs), Joan Staley (as Alma Parker), Liam Redmond (as Kelsey), Dick Sargent (as George Beckett), Skip Homeier (as Ollie Weaver), Reta Shaw (as Mrs. Halcyon Maxwell), Philip Ober (as Nicholas Simmons), Hal Smith (in an uncredited role as Calver Weems) and Dick Wilson (in an uncredited role as a bandmaster).
Fellow fans of “Svengoolie” will be excited for a mix of spooks and hilarity this Sat. with Universal Studios’ legendary comedic duo.
“Svengoolie” presents: “The Time of Their Lives” (1946, with Abbott & Costello)
1946 Universal theatrical trailer for “The Time of Their Lives.”
The iconic Chicago-based horror host will be showing the 1946 spook comedy, “The Time of Their Lives” this Sat., July 1 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV.
This isn’t the first time that Sven has showcased “The Time of Their Lives” on Me-TV. He had previously shown the 1946 Abbott & Costello farce back in March 2016.
Who was in “The Time of Their Lives” (with Bud and Lou)?
The actors who appeared in “The Time of Their Lives” were Bud Abbott (who played the dual roles of Cuthbert Greenway and Dr. Ralph Greenway), Lou Costello (as Horatio Prim), Marjorie Reynolds (as Melody Allen), Binnie Barnes (as Mildred Dean), John Shelton (as Sheldon Gage), Gale Sondergaard (as Emily), Jess Barker (as Thomas Danbury), Lynn Baggett (as June Prescott), Robert H. Barrat (as Major Putnam) and William Hall (as Sergeant Conners).
Fans of “Svengoolie” on Me-TV will be excited this weekend as he will showcase a thriller gem that was released in 1944 by Paramount Pictures.
Svengoolie Presents: “The Uninvited” (1944)
The legendary Chicago-based horror host will be showcasing the 1944 ghost drama “The Uninvited.” The fun starts Sat., March 18 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV Network.
“The Uninvited” was directed by Lewis Allen. Charles Brackett was the associate producer of Allen’s film. The screenwriters were Dodie Smith and Frank Partos. Smith and Partos’ screenplay adaptation was based off of Dorothy Macardle’s novel.
Who was in “The Uninvited?”
The actors who appeared in “The Uninvited” were Ray Milland (as Roderick “Rick” Fitzgerald), Ruth Hussey (as Pamela Fitzgerald), Donald Crisp (as Commander Beech), Cornelia Otis Skinner (as Miss Holloway), Dorothy Stickney (as Miss Bird), Barbara Everest (as Lizzie Flynn), Alan Napier (as Dr. Scott) and Gail Russell (as Stella Meredith).