Hold That Ghost (Oh, Charlie)
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Hold That Ghost (Oh, Charlie)
Hold That Ghost was the second of Abbott and Costello's starring films, but was held back from release in favor of their third picture, the more "topical" In the Navy. In Ghost, Bud and Lou play a couple of service-station owners who happen to be hanging around when gangster Moose Mattson (William B. Davidson) is killed. According to the terms of Mattson's will, whosoever is present when "the coppers dim my lights for the last time" will inherit his estate, which consists of a deserted mansion in the middle of nowhere. Crooked attorney Russell Hicks, who knows that… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The duo would capitalize on this balance in the later monster movies, but it works just as well here."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Above average Abbott and Costello comedy-thriller"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"One of Bud & Lou's funniest, featuring their classic candle sequence."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Not up to the standards of Buck Privates, but it does have its moments."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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