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Ghosts (1997)

Not Rated | | Short, Horror, Music | 9 May 1997 (Australia)
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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Pat Dade ...
Pat
Amy Smallman ...
Amy
Edwina Moore ...
Edwina
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Dante (as Dante Beze)
Seth Smith ...
Seth
Kendall Cunningham ...
Kendall
Loren Randolph ...
Loren
Heather Ehlers ...
Heather
Michael Balderrama ...
Troy Burgess ...
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Dancer (as Nikki Pantenburg)
John Gregory ...
Dancer (as John 'Havic' Gregory)
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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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This was supposed to come as an Addams Family promo called "Is This Scary", but due to some errors, the promo was never finished but three years later after the stress of the news of Michael's influence calm down, he later went back to the production, got Stan Winston to direct and do special-effects and it was was eventually renamed ghost. See more »

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Maestro: Did I scare you?
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Edited into Michael Jackson: Ghosts (1997) See more »

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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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Michael still knows how to thrill an audience
1 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

Michael Jackson has embraced generations with beautiful short films. Usually they are made to promote a single, but in this case he gives us something else. Sure, in this film there are also songs (which are available on c.d.), but the emphasis is on a funny story and great special effects. This release passed many people by, which is a shame since this thing is really worth watching and shows great promise at Michael's promised new acting jobs.


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