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Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed  -  Adventure | Comedy | Music  -  8 August 1941 (USA)
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Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house ... See full summary »

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Moose Matson (as William Davidson)
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Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house along with several other strangers. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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THOSE FUNATICS ARE HERE AGAIN! Forget the News! Shake the Blues! (original poster) See more »


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8 August 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Don't Look Now  »

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$190,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Andrews Sisters were brought in after filming wrapped and the final nightclub footage was edited in after the film's completion. See more »

Goofs

When Moose Matson pulls up to the gas station that Chuck and Ferdie work at, his front license plate is of a white color. But when the police are chasing him in the same car, the license plate is clearly black. See more »

Quotes

Ferdie: If you see a pair of pants go flyin' through the air, don't grab 'em.
Chuck: Why not?
Ferdie: I'll be in 'em!
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Crazy Credits

Although the Andrews Sisters are credited onscreen only as a group, Ted Lewis (I) identifies each of them orally. See more »

Connections

Featured in Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Monsters! (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Me and My Shadow
(1927) (uncredited)
Written by Al Jolson, Billy Rose and Dave Dreyer
Played by Ted Lewis and His Orchestra (as Ted Lewis' Orchestra) and sung by Ted Lewis at the nightclub
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Just saw the newly restored print on the big screen
1 November 2003 | by (New Jersey, Earth) – See all my reviews

This is still just as good as the first time I saw it in the 1950's. Just saw it on the big screen at the Loews Jersey City, one of the last of the great movie palaces in the New York/New Jersey area. What a thrill! It was introduced by his daughter Chris Costello, who answered questions about her father and about Bud Abbott (both born in New Jersey, by the way). Fans of A&B should also visit the Lou Costello memorial on Cianci Street in Paterson right near the Great Falls.


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