The Ghost Breakers
The Ghost Breakers (1940)

In this film, radio personality Lawrence L. Lawrence flees New York to avoid being mistakenly arrested for murder. He books passage on a Cuba-bound liner, where he meets heiress Mary Carter. She about to take charge of a supposedly-haunted… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 21, 1940
DVD Release Date: March 5, 2002
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central

If it focused more on the comedy instead of a generic horror plot, then this definitely would have been a fresher comedy. Instead, it's just a mediocre movie that just so happens to have a few funny gags in it.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of the few truly great meshes of comedy and horror that never shorts either genre.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Mixing laughs and scares.

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Sean Axmaker

... George Marshall makes an effort to construct the proper atmosphere around these city folk on a haunted safari in voodooland...

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Steve K
Lovely cinematography, a sharp witted Hope, and a gorgeous Goddard. Even with all that, the film's primary standout was it's casual racism and… More
Aj V
One of my favourtie Hope movies, it's really very funny. If you're a fan, check it out. It's sort of a spoof of old horror and mystery movies.
Anthony Valletta
Good paranormal humor.