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- n. Plural form of spookshow.
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So many South of the Border spookshows have come out on DVD over the last couple of years... several entries in the long-running Santo series, the Casa Negra Collection and even stuff from Mexico, with and without English subtitles.
I'd be more afraid of being dragged from the back of a pickup truck than I would being taken o'er by evil spirits and yet Texas has been the backdrop for quite a few spookshows over the years.
You used to see illustrations like this all the time back in the 40s, 50s and 60s in advertisements for horror flicks or horror hayrides or the great spookshows where live performance of some kind was married to a powerhouse triple bill.