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Ghosts (I) (1997)

Not Rated  |   |  Short, Horror, Music  |  9 May 1997 (Australia)
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A Maestro is stalked by the Mayor of a small town. When he is forced to leave based on his potential, he puts on a show that the entire mob has to see.

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The story tells of a small town that is very much bothered by a very strange and weird man living in a visually haunted house. One day the mayor decides to go with a couple of people from his town to the weird man who's living up the hill, and tell him to leave. When they reach the mayor starts convincing him to leave his town, but the people with the mayor started liking Michael Jackson, and he started singing to them and scaring the mayor. Until in the end the mayor gets too scared and runs away, and the people come to know that Michael isn't too bad after all. Written by Ali <alsaatij@batelco.com.bh>

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Are you scared yet?

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Short | Horror | Music

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Michael Jackson's Ghosts  »

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Unlike his previous music videos, Michael sings a song other than the titular song. His opening number, is a song called "2Bad" from the "HIStory" album. The actual song "Ghosts" is played while The Mayor's body is possessed. See more »

Quotes

Maestro: Are we going somewhere? Hello? It's too late. You're my guests.
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2 BAD
Written by Michael Jackson
Music composed by Bruce Swedien, Rene Moore (as Rene), and Dallas Austin
Produced by Michael Jackson for MJJ Productions, Inc., Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis for Flytime [sic] Productions,
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Mijac Music (BMI), admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Bruce Swedien Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Rene Moore Music (ASCAP)
EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP)
DARP Music (ASCAP) All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
Special Version From the Epic Release HIStory - PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE - BOOK I
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Thriller of 1997
27 October 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This film is not really a film at all. It's more of a TV show. It deals with a "Freak" living alone in a house that tells kids strange stories and performs strange tricks. The townspeople want him to leave, but he doesn't want to... so he does what all "Freaks" would do... dance. Just like on Thriller. I felt honored to see this, being that it was only released overseas. VH1 and MTV aired it many times during the Halloween season. I taped it... so, I can watch it any time I want. I think that you should check it out if you ever get a chance. Of course, Thriller is better... but this is a close second. A 10/10!!


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