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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980)

Angered that Katrina has grown fond of schoolmaster Crane, Brom Bones determines to scare off the interloper by filling his head with spooky tales of a Headless Horseman. Crane disparages ... See full summary »

Director:

Henning Schellerup

Writers:

Malvin Wald (teleplay), Jack Jacobs (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jeff Goldblum ... Ichabod Crane
Paul Sand ... Frederic Dutcher
Meg Foster ... Katrina Van Tassel
Laura Campbell Laura Campbell ... Thelma Dumkey
Dick Butkus ... Brom Bones
James Griffith ... Squire Van Tassel
Michael Ruud Michael Ruud ... Winthrop Palmer
Karin Isaacson Karin Isaacson
H.E.D. Redford H.E.D. Redford ... Karl
Tiger Thompson ... Ted Dumkey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Coulter ... Singer
John Sylvester White ... Fritz Vanderhoof
Michael Witt Michael Witt ... Jan Van Tassel
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Storyline

Angered that Katrina has grown fond of schoolmaster Crane, Brom Bones determines to scare off the interloper by filling his head with spooky tales of a Headless Horseman. Crane disparages the legends, until one fateful ride home in the dark of night. Written by Ørnås

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La leggenda di Sleepy Hollow See more »

Filming Locations:

Utah, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

For its original network broadcast, Steve Allen and Gary Coleman performed hosting duties, appearing in skits at the commercial breaks. See more »

Quotes

Vanderhoof: I told this fellow that Sleepy Hollow was full of ghosts, but he wouldn't listen! He was just like all the others! And now the schoolmaster Palmer has come back! Like we haven't got enough ghosts already!
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This is a Totally 80's Classic!
8 November 2005 | by johndinunno333See all my reviews

This version of Legend of Sleepy Hollow has all the ingredients of a classic. The mood is set in the beginning through music and a great opening scene...I make it a point to watch in the autumn between Halloween and Thanksgiving...I guess you need to have grown up in the 80's to really appreciate the feel of this particular version...Great Family Film and stands on the ability and confidence of fine acting...even in the quirky monologue...This film is getting rave reviews from at least 20 or 30 of my family and friends. I suggest anyone reading this review to go and get yourself a copy on the VHS format with the original cover...I don't know why they didn't print any DVD version yet...it is worth a view either way.


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