The Canterville Ghost
The Canterville Ghost (1944)

The whimsical Oscar Wilde fantasy yarn The Canterville Ghost is updated to WW2 in this economical but attractively produced MGM filmization. Charles Laughton plays Sir Simon de Canterville, a feckless 17th century British aristocrat who,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 21, 1991
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
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
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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
Video-Reviewmaster.com

MGM comedy-fantasy combined with WWII theme is classic.

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