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Release Date:
24 December 1937 (USA) See more »
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Four bored ghosts in a haunted house who've scared everyone away call up Ghost Hunters Mickey, Donald, and Goofy in hopes to have a little fun scaring them off. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in alphabetical order)

Billy Bletcher ... Short Ghost (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ... Goofy (voice) (uncredited)

Walt Disney ... Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Burt Gillett (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dick Friel  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Albert Hay Malotte (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Art Babbitt .... animator (uncredited)
Rex Cox .... animator (uncredited)
Clyde Geronimi .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Huemer .... animator (uncredited)
Milt Kahl .... animator (uncredited)
Isadore Klein .... animator (uncredited)
Ed Love .... animator (uncredited)
Bob Wickersham .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Williams .... animator (uncredited)
Don Williams .... animator (uncredited)
Marvin Woodward .... animator (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
9 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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In 1973, an edited (and silent) version of the cartoon was released as a cartridge for the Fisher-Price Movie Viewer. The small manual, hand crank-operated toy required no batteries and could be played forward or in reverse at any variable speed determined by the user. The viewer itself looked like a cream-colored plastic super-8 camera with a multi-colored circular hand crank on one side and a small plastic window that provided a light source on the other. One end had a small magnifying glass view hole, while the other end had a space for the rectangular movie cartridge. To experience this flicking picture show, the child would insert the yellow cartridge and crank away, watching the movie through the eyepiece. The viewer used an 8mm strip of film that was permanently looped on the inside of the cartridge so that at the end of any particular strip, the clip would simply begin again.See more »
Quotes:
Mickey Mouse:Ghosts.
Donald Duck:Ghosts!
Goofy:G-g-g-ghosts?
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Referenced in Get a Horse! (2013)See more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Disney's terrific trio!, 17 December 2003

This is a visual treat from start to finish, with some great jokes as well! Look quite closely at the "ghost catching" equipment and you may wonder just how it is that they expect to catch ghosts with most of it-create some, perhaps, but catch? Highly unlikely, it seems to me. Mickey, Donald and Goofy are three such radically different characters that it's sometimes amazing that they worked so well together. Not precisely the Three Musketeers, but they work together exceedingly well in any case. Disney at or near the top of its form. Wonderful, if not terribly spooky, with some great sight gags, particularly the ending. Well worth watching-again and again! Most highly recommended.

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