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Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

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In this comedy, Peter Ustinov is the famous pirate's ghost that returns to our time. Blackbeard has been cursed by his last wife who was a notorious witch, so that he will never die. The ... See full summary »

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In this comedy, Peter Ustinov is the famous pirate's ghost that returns to our time. Blackbeard has been cursed by his last wife who was a notorious witch, so that he will never die. The only way to "break" the curse is to do (for once in his life) a good act. Is the famous pirate able to do something good? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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pirate | blackbeard | witch | curse | ghost | See All (95) »

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Ghost-to-Ghost Laughs!

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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8 February 1968 (USA)  »

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Käpt'n Blackbeards Spuk-Kaschemme  »

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The nick-name for the descendants of the pirate Blackbeard's crew was "The Daughters of the Buccaneers". See more »

Goofs

When Blackbeard takes a bottle of rum from the bar, Miss Scowcroft can't see him but she should see the bottle floating in the air. See more »

Quotes

Steve Walker: I don't think you're real and I don't think that sword is real. I'm going to walk straight through it and go to bed!
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For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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Performed by Elsa Lanchester and The Old Ladies' Choir
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They don't ,make movies like this anymore.
12 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on Easter Monday this year, I loved it, it has so many great jokes, mostly ghost jokes which were great.

One of the most funniest movie I have seen, i could not stop laughing.

Blackbeard's Inn, a small hotel on the Carolina coast, is run by the Daughters of the Buccaneers, a group of little old ladies all claiming to be descendants of the notorious Edward Teach, known as Blackbeard. When Steve Walker, the new track coach for Godolphin College, registers at the inn, he learns that the Daughters are desperately trying to pay off their mortgage in order to prevent a takeover by the local gambling czar, Silky Seymour. Encouraged by Jo Anne Baker, a college instructor, Steve helps the old ladies' cause by buying an antique bed warmer at a charity auction and discovers that it was once owned by Blackbeard's 10th wife. Before being burned as a witch, she had condemned her philandering husband to wander in limbo until he performed one good deed. By accident, Steve conjures up the devilish pirate's spirit and persuades him to help the Daughters.

After that he life is being turn upside down by this ghost, it some very funny scenes, then people starting to thinking that Steve is the one who going crazy.

Great comedy for the whole family.


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