Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a neurotic speech defect and exaggerated bursts of fear: he gives him a shock therapy with palace ghosts. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
...A Comedy Chiller
Did You Know?
All the special effects were created on set and in-camera. Gene Wilder
insisted on using the same techniques for visual effects that were used in the 1930s. This also helped to keep the budget down. See more
When Aunt Kate slides down the banister of the grand stairs in the foyer, they creak as if wood, however the banisters are clearly marble. One may, however, assume this to be artistic licence for the benefit of humour. See more
It's not what you think.
[collapses and camera pans right then stops
Well, it's partly what you think but, uh, oh it's so complicated.
Referenced in Seinfeld: The Smelly Car
Isn't It Romantic
By Richard Rodgers
& Lorenz Hart
Performed by Bryan Pringle
Famous Music Corporation See more