The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Main Theme

Music from the blood stained organ in the Simmons’ place

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken is a 1966 hilariously scary comedy starring Don Knotts. The music is by Vic Mizzy. The song below is a remake that Donnie found, while we were at Circle Sky, by an unknown artist. It is very groovy, my favorite version.

‘At a boy, Luther

Unknown person in crowd (from the movie)

Vic Mizzy (January 9, 1916 – October 17, 2009) was a composer for television, movies, and a musician. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and during World War II, he served in the United States Navy. He wrote songs for Doris Day, The Andrew Sisters, The Mills Brothers, Teresa Brewer, and Dinah Shore.

Starting in 1959 he would write music for television like Shirley Temple’s Storybook, Moment of Fear, Klondike, Kentucky Jones, Green Acres, The Addams Family, The Pruitts of Southampton, The Double Life of Henry Phyfe, Captain Nice, The Don Rickles Show, and Temperatures Rising.

He would write the scores for five Don Knotts films, including The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966), The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968), The Love God? (1969), and How to Frame a Figg (1971). Vic wrote scores for the William Castle films like The Night Walker (1964), The Busy Body (1967) and The Spirit Is Willing (1967).

Other 1960s movies were A Very Special Favor (1965), The Caper of the Golden Bulls (1967), Don’t Make Waves (1967), The Perils of Pauline (1967), and Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady? (1968).

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Theme
Vic Mizzy Main title (Remake)
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Mail\n Title by Unknown
Here is the Vic Mizzy Main title from the movie!


Author: Doyle

I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).

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