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The Night of the Headless Horseman

The Night of the Headless Horseman is a computer animated one-hour TV special that aired on Fox on October 28, 1999. It was a retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. It told the story the same way, but at the end, it is revealed that Brom actually made a deal with the Headless Horseman to take his place to get Ichabod out of the way. The production utilized motion capture and featured numerous celebrity voices including Clancy Brown, Tia Carrere, Mark Hamill, William H. Macy, and Luke Perry.

The Night of the Headless Horseman
Directed byShane Williams
Produced byTrent DiGiulio (producer)
Jay Gillian (executive producer)
Kenny Saylors (co-producer)
Kyle Saylors (co-producer)
Written byWashington Irving
John Shirley
Based on"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving
StarringWilliam H. Macy
Tia Carrere
Luke Perry
Clancy Brown
Mark Hamill
Bill Fagerbakke
Jeff Bennett
Debi Derryberry
Music bySimon Sargon
Edited byCj Niehoff
Computer Animated Technologies Studios
Cinematek Productions
Distributed byFox Television Studios
Release date
October 28, 1999
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited States

Home mediaEdit

On September 5, 2000 a VHS tape of the special was released.[1]


  1. ^ McCormick, Moira; Powers, Lindsay (2000-08-26). "A Cornucopia Of Children's Videos Is Set To Arrive On Shelves". Billboard.

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