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The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost(1944)

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Brief Synopsis

A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.

Cast & Crew

Charles Laughton Sir Simon de Canterville/The Ghost
Robert Young Cuffy Williams
Margaret O'Brien Lady Jessica de Canterville
William Gargan Sergeant Benson
Reginald Owen Lord Canterville
"Rags" Ragland Big Harry
Una O'Connor Mrs. Umney
Donald Stuart Sir Valentine Williams
Elisabeth Risdon Mrs. Polverdine
Frank Faylen Lieutenant [John] Kane
Lumsden Hare Mr. Potts
Mike Mazurki Metropolis
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 28 Jul 1944
Release Date:  1944 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  95-96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,574    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • The Canterville Ghost

    Dashiell B. 2013-03-11

    An enjoyable, hillarious fantasy adapted by a short story by Oscar Wilde. Laughton is the title character, a ghost who died a coward who with the help of... MORE>

  • Oscar Wilde on Steroids

    Steve Wimer 2012-09-22

    Oscar Wilde is one of the greats of English literature. This movie is based on one of his stories. It is a perfect story. It can be scary, for a child, on... MORE>

  • One of the Best

    carol 2011-08-15

    As a child I watched this movie on TV more than once. It stayed with me my entire life as one of my all time favorites. One to turn my sons on to and to... MORE>