I watched Universal Pictures 1966 comedy/horror film “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (for the umpteenth time) on Svengoolie. This movie stars Barney, I mean Don Knotts, as Luther Heggs, the typesetter at the local newspaper. He spends a night in a haunted house, where there had been a murder-suicide, and on this 20th anniversary of the event, witnesses a series of horrifying events. When his story is published by the paper, Luther is a hero but the home owner, Simmons, sues the newspaper and Luther for liable.
I watched the 1949 RKO Radio Pictures fantasy film “Mighty Joe Young” on Svengoolie. It was written and produced by Merian C. Cooper (1933 King Kong) and directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack (King Kong, Son of Kong, Dr. Cyclops). Animation effects were handled by Ray Harryhausen (visual effects creator, writer and producer who created a form of stop motion model animation known as “Dynamation”, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Mysterious Island, Jason and the Argonauts, One Million Years B.C., The