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The Cockeyed Miracle (1946)

Approved | | Fantasy, Comedy | 12 December 1946 (Sweden)
Man returns from heaven to make up for financial errors he made that caused harm to his family.

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Man returns from heaven to make up for financial errors he made that caused harm to his family.

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This film's initial telecast in Los Angeles took place Wednesday 14 August 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelphia Saturday 31 August 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), followed by San Francisco 6 February 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), and by New York City 25 February 1958 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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Jim Griggs: But money just doesn't vanish into thin air!
Ben Griggs: Oh, doesn't it! It's easy to see he hasn't handled much of it.
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Referenced in Forecast (1945) See more »

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hilarious 40's comedy
14 October 2005 | by (Honolulu, HI) – See all my reviews

Keenan Wynn and Frank Morgan make a wonderful father-son ghost team in this fabulous movie about family life in the 1940's. All the actors are delightful and the roles are terrific. The story line is funny and unusual. Sure there are lots of ghost movies, but I can't think of one that involves deceased father and son. The scenery is quite simple ... taking place primarily in the Griggs home with a few scenes in friend Tom's lighthouse. Audrey Trotter is gorgeous and lovable in her role as the Griggs daughter and Cecil Kellaway plays the part of Sam Grigg's long time friend with excellence. This must have been one of Keenan Wynn's early roles, but he already showed the acting skills that carried him through Hollywood for decades


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