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An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick, where it will be put it back together. The castle though is not the only part of the deal, with it goes the several-hundred year old ghost who haunts it. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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This was the biggest-grossing film of 1936 in Great Britain. See more »

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The opening sets the scene in Scotland but the pipe band is playing a famous Irish tune, Brian Boru's March. See more »

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Spoofed in The Real Ghostbusters: The Bird of Kildarby (1987) See more »

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American Grit
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Music by Abe Holzmann
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DEELIGHTFUL!
12 May 2004 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Robert Donat and Jean Parker...and Eugene Pallett (whose voice was once described like a semi hauling logs driving down a gravel road). Hey, isn't that enough to get you to see it? Add an amusing story of a young Scottish Laird fending off a businessman who wants to buy his castle and a ghost cursed to salvage his family name, romantic intrigues and you have fun, fun, fun. I remember seeing this film as a kid (hey, it was old even then!) and going back to the old Crystal theater to see it again and again. I've heard rumors that a video exists obtainable through a buyer in Canada but if it crosses your screen on the late show, DON'T MISS IT!


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