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Directed by
William F. Claxton 
Writing credits
B.W. Sandefur (teleplay)

Joseph Maurer (television story) &
Bradley Wigor (television story)

Oscar Wilde (based on a short story by)

Produced by
Joseph Maurer .... executive producer
Sascha Schneider .... producer
Linda M. Trescony .... associate producer
Bradley Wigor .... executive producer
Original Music by
Misha Segal 
Cinematography by
Sherman Kunkel 
Film Editing by
Ed Cotter 
Casting by
Linda M. Trescony 
Art Direction by
Peter Bankins 
Mark Heiner 
Costume Design by
Nancy G. Fox  (as Nancy Fox)
Makeup Department
Cynthia Cruz .... makeup artist
Lauri Fraser .... hair stylist
Production Management
Ed Cotter .... post-production supervisor
Sascha Schneider .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Lawrence .... second assistant director
Sascha Schneider .... first assistant director
Tom Phillips .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Vincent M. Bruno .... property master (as Vincent Bruno)
Robert Gavin .... set dresser
Sound Department
George Baetz .... boom man
Mark Bovos .... sound mixer
Doug Gray .... sound effects editor
Thomas J. Huth .... post-production mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
R. Michael Givens .... first assistant camera
Gilbert Haimson .... camera operator (as Gil Haimson)
Michael Milella .... best boy grip
John Stabile .... key grip
Editorial Department
Jerry A. Eisenberg .... editor: video tape (as Jerry Eisenberg)
Other crew
Simon Barron .... production supervisor
Tom Lowe .... production assistant
Trudy Ramirez .... script supervisor


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56 min
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Debut of Brian Austin Green.See more »
Virginia Otis:If you're a ghost, how can you bump into things?
Sir Simon de Canterville:Oh, I do it sometimes for effect. Can't keep it up for long. I begin to fade. Oh. Confound those pestering brothers of yours! In 500 years of dignified haunting, I have never been subject to such impudence!
Virginia Otis:Dignified haunting? You've hardly been a gentleman. You've frightened my mother, my father hasn't had a night of rest and now my brothers are all in trouble because of you.
Sir Simon de Canterville:Oh, what is the use? I'm losing my touch. I can't even pull off a good scare anymore. The people of your century are so cruel and unfeeling. I thought you were different.
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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Excellent film, 16 November 2002
Author: Susan Tompkis-Bateman (BarrysGirl) from Leicestershire

I was given this film as a gift from a friend who knows that i am a huge Barry Van Dyke fan, and i have to say that both myself and my little girl sat and watched it, and we really enjoyed it, but with it being only 56 minutes long it was not enough time to get into the plot, just as you were starting to enjoy it, it suddenly ended, more time was needed.

But above all, i have to say i throughly enjoyed it, and have watched it a staggering 23 times since i first had it.

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