Thanks to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, today’s kids know who Vincent Price is.
Posts tagged ‘Halloween’
Bela Lugosi was born near the western border of Transylvania, not far from Count Dracula’s Carpathian Mountains in 1882.
To add to the mystery of Boris Karloff, in the opening credits of “Frankenstein” they listed him as “?”.
East Hartford, Connecticut Representative, Tim Larson wants to change the date of Halloween to the last Saturday of the month. He says it would be easier on kids and parents because they would not be trying to fit in time for homework and parents would not have to try to rush home to cook dinner and get the kids out to trick-treat before it gets too late.
What do you think?
The Celtics put out food and treats around the time of Halloween to appease the spirits.
Halloween, in medieval times, was a festival, marking the end of the harvest and lasting for several days.
It’s probably a good thing the kids can’t trick-or-treat for several days in a row today. 🙂
Before Brampton Stoker wrote Dracula, he went to Transylvania to do research on a prince, who lived in the 1400’s, named Vlad Dracul-Vlad the Impaler. He impaled his enemies and many innocent victims to drain their blood. Sound familiar? Except he did not do it by biting their necks. 🙂