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Spook Show: Just 500 #ed boxes made!
Ghosts! Monsters! And macabre magic! They were all part of the traveling Spook Shows.
During the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, daring magicians opened movie theaters at midnight with the express purpose of "scaring the yell" out of their audience. For a $1 or less, thrill seekers witnessed black magic, gruesome illusions, and the "black out"-- when glowing spirits flew overhead and the crowds ducked in terror. Then the horror flick would begin... assuming the entire audience hadn't already fled the theater in panic!
If you were among the millions who experienced this incredible fright of fancy (and especially if you didn't), then you won't want to miss the sheer horror of Spook Show-- a new series from Monsterwax.
You'll learn the behind-the-scenes history of the "ghost masters" and the ingenious tricks they used to tantalize the imagination and dumbfound crowds from ghost to coast!
So climb aboard a time machine of terror, and go back to an era when monster movies, haunted houses, and mad magicians collided in a giant festival of fear. Get Spook Show this Halloween from Monsterwax.
(Not recommended for pregnant women, people suffering from anxiety attacks, or anyone with a history of heart problems.)
Running low, order now ($74.95 per box)
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See the NSU ad to this series (pdf file).
Also, a fun write up about the cards from a previous contest.
See also the WonderfulWonderBlog entry on Spook Show.
Spook shows inspired fun fads, including the gimmick films of William Castle,
(an homage of which is referenced in the above trailer within the movie, Matinee.)
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