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Author: René ClairRobert E SherwoodRobert DonatElsa LanchesterJean ParkerAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment ; New York, NY : HBO Video, [1991?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The spirit of a Scottish rogue (Murdoch Glourie) dies in disgrace and must haunt his castle until he can persuade the family that has disgraced his to acknowledge their infuriority. 200 years go by and his ancestor (Donald Glourie) is penniless and trying to sell the castle. A beautiful American woman comes to look at it and convinces her father to buy it for her. He then decided it to America and reassmble it in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Ghost films
Romantic comedy films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Eric Keown
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: René Clair; Robert E Sherwood; Robert Donat; Elsa Lanchester; Jean Parker; Eugene Pallette; Ralph Bunker; Patricia Hilliard; Harold Rosson; Mischa Spoliansky; Eric Keown; Alexander Korda Films.; London Film Productions.; Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment (Firm); HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1559838515 9781559838511
OCLC Number: 24779328
Notes: Based on the story "Sir Tristram goes West" by Eric Keown.
Originally released in 1935 in England and 1936 in the U.S. as a motion picture by United Artists. Renewed in 1964 by London Film Productions.
Credits: Photography, Harold Rosson ; music, Michael Spolianski ; film editor, Harold Earle-Fischbacher.
Cast: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette, Elsa Lanchester, Ralph Bunker, Patricia Hilliard, Everly Gregg.
Description: 1 videocassette (82 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format, stereo.
Other Titles: René Clair's The ghost goes west
Responsibility: London Film Productions Ltd., presents an Alexander Korda production ; film play by Robert Sherwood ; directed by René Clair.

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The spirit of a Scottish rogue (Murdoch Glourie) dies in disgrace and must haunt his castle until he can persuade the family that has disgraced his to acknowledge their infuriority. 200 years go by and his ancestor (Donald Glourie) is penniless and trying to sell the castle. A beautiful American woman comes to look at it and convinces her father to buy it for her. He then decided it to America and reassmble it in Florida. Meanwhile the ghost appears to the woman numerous times and each time she thinks he is Donald in costume. The ghost moves with the castle and continues to haunt.

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