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‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ 50th Anniversary

1 year ago by admin

ABC will air the classic animated Halloween special, “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” created by the late cartoonist, Charles M. Shulz on October 28th.

This years marks the 50th anniversary of the Halloween special. “In the 1966 animated special “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” The PEANUTS gang celebrates Halloween, with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin, while Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party. Cast members include Peter Robbins (Charlie Brown) and Christopher Shea (Linus). The cast also includes Sally Dryer as Lucy, Chris Doran as Schroeder, Bill Melendez as Snoopy, Kathy Steinberg as Sally, Tracy Stratford as Violet and Ann Altieri as Frieda,” says the ABC press release.

Charles Shulz’ classic “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” will air on Friday, October 28 at 8 pm ET on ABC.

Photo: ©1966 United Feature Syndicate Inc.

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