Halloween Hall of Fame (television) Television show; aired on October 30, 1977. Directed by Arthur J. Vitarelli. A Disney Studio watchman finds a room of props, including a jack o’lantern that comes to life. Several cartoons are used to tell “the real story of Halloween.” Stars Jonathan Winters. Director Art Vitarelli was primarily a second unit director at the Disney Studio, unsung for his directing many fantastic special effects scenes in films of the period, at a time when Disney was famed for its effects.