The Canterville Ghost
The Canterville Ghost (1944)

In this filmization of the Oscar Wilde fantasy yarn, the ghost of Sir Simon de Canterville is doomed to haunt Canterville Hall until one of his descendants performs a conspicuous act of bravery. Three hundred years later, one of Sir… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 21, 1991
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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a pleasant little fantasy, as well as a lighthearted bit of World War II propaganda.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Delicious fantasy with splendid performances by O'Brien, Young, and Laughton.

Dennis Schwartz
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Its purpose was to foster good will between the UK and the USA.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sweet wartime comedy

Steve Crum

MGM comedy-fantasy combined with WWII theme is classic.

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