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The Canterville ghost

Author: Edwin BlumJules DassinArthur L FieldCharles LaughtonRobert YoungAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : MGM/UA Home Video, [1990]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For 300 years the ghost of Simon de Canterville, entombed alive by his father for cowardice, has been roaming his castle in search of a kinsman to free him by performing a brave deed. In 1943, from a troop of American soldiers billeted in the castle, comes new hope: Sir Simon's long lost nephew.
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Genre/Form: Haunted house films
Ghost films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Blum; Jules Dassin; Arthur L Field; Charles Laughton; Robert Young; Margaret O'Brien; William Gargan; Reginald Owen; Rags Ragland; Una O'Connor; Oscar Wilde; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0792803280 9780792803287
OCLC Number: 22484454
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on "The Canterville ghost" by Oscar Wilde.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert H. Planck ; editor, Chester W. Schaeffer ; music, George Bassman.
Cast: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien, William Gargan, Reginald Owen, "Rags" Ragland, Una O'Connor.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format, Hi-fi, Dolby system on linear tracks.
Other Titles: Canterville ghost (Motion picture : 1944)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by Edwin Harvey Blum ; director, Jules Dassin ; producer, Arthur L. Field.

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For 300 years the ghost of Simon de Canterville, entombed alive by his father for cowardice, has been roaming his castle in search of a kinsman to free him by performing a brave deed. In 1943, from a troop of American soldiers billeted in the castle, comes new hope: Sir Simon's long lost nephew.

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