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Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973)

 -  Comedy  -  1 January 1984 (USA)
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A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just ... See full summary »

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A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just murdered to help him find the loot. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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First he buried the Captain's treasure. Then he buried the Captain.

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Filmed independently in 1973 for Columbia Pictures release, it was shelved by the studio, reportedly due to the "too parochial" nature of its comic content. Thought to be incomplete and unfinished, it reappeared on pay-TV over a decade later, in 1984. See more »

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Pierre Rodriguez: We are peaceful Portuguese fishermen, sir.
Parsley-Freck: I don't see any fish.
Dick Scratcher: Ah, that's 'cause they're all in the sea.
Pierre Rodriguez: And who says we Portuguese fishermen do not have a sense of humor, eh?
Parsley-Freck: Practically everybody, sir.
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The Balland of Dick Scratcher
Music by Denis King
Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh
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Sellers at a low point
14 February 2002 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

This film is mainly a curiosity for fans of Peter Sellers. The question has been asked why he would appear in this film. Two reasons: He was at a low point in his career when he could find almost no work and was reduced to making commercials for TWA, and because his old pal and fellow Goon Spike Milligan was co-writer of the screenplay.


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