{"title":"Mad Monster Party","dateDebut":"1967","dateEnd":null,"description":"When Baron Von Frankenstein discovers the formula for a powerful anti-matter potion, he gathers all of the monsters -- and his nebbish nephew Felix -- for a party to announce his retirement. But the monsters aren't happy that he's named Felix as his successor, so they scheme to rub out the mortal.\r\n\r\nThis 'animagic' feature from Rankin\/Bass (Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer) bombed theatrically but got a cult following from airings on TV, as well as on video & DVD. Director Tim Burton cites this as the inspiration for THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Followed by the animated prequel MAD, MAD, MAD MONSTERS.","leadImageMedUrl":"https:\/\/distro-1.retrojunk.com\/secure\/c78477a2abf3d08f9aa37389fb9b96b87aeaff32b478e0a731fc04147f6751ffacd71f\/image\/e33_07d6f6e385__0a4cdf3cac.jpg"}