Two Canadian holiday specials from the 1970s featuring the voices of Gilda Radner, Catherine O’Hara and Dan Aykroyd are coming at long last to DVD.
Mill Creek Entertainment will release Sept. 16 Witch’s Night Out, a 1978 Canadian animated special that features the voices of Radner and O’Hara. Written and directed by John Leach and Isobel Jean Rankin (no relation to Arthur Rankin Jr. of Rankin-Bass fame), the DVD will include 10 additional Halloween cartoons and a Witch’s Night Out comic book.
The Gift of Winter, a 1974 animated special that is Aykroyd’s first screen credit, arrives on DVD Oct. 21. Also featuring Radner, The Gift of Winter was another Leach and Rankin collaboration. The release will retail for $9.98 and features a documentary titled “The Making of The Gift of Winter.”