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Don't Take It to Heart (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 13 November 1944 (UK)
The castle ghost helps the lady and the lawyer beat off developers.

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Credited cast:
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David Horne ...
Sir Henry Wade, Prosecuting Counsel
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Lady Mary
Alfred Drayton ...
Joseph Pike
Joan Hickson ...
Mrs. Pike
Richard Bird ...
Ghost Arthur
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Harry Bucket
Claude Dampier ...
Loopy
Edward Rigby ...
Alfred Bucket
Brefni O'Rorke ...
Charles, Lord Chaunduyt
Moore Marriott ...
Granfer
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Justices' Clerk
Ronald Squire ...
Music Lover at Ball
Joyce Barbour ...
Harriet
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Claude Bailey ...
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A stray World War Two bomb releases the ghost of the 3rd Earl of Chaunduyt after 400 years. A visiting professor, while wooing the beautiful Lady Mary, daughter of the present Earl, finds him an ally in his fight on behalf of the villagers to protect their ancient rights against a meddling newcomer. Written by Ian Harries <ih@doc.ic.ac.uk>

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brief comedy
29 March 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Chaunduyt is rather like Brigadoon, locked in time centuries before. A bomb hits the castle and manages to awake a ghost, who is rather a jolly old soul. Word gets out about the ghost, and other findings, and suddenly the manor is open to tourists, and newcomers flood Chaunduyt, not all with good intentions. A young professor is most interested in some ancient manuscripts

  • and the current Earl's daughter - but he ends up getting much more


involved, in a fight with the villagers, aided by the ghost, over some developers who want to bring Chaunduyt a little more up to date.

Fairly amusing. 6/10


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