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Old Mother Riley's Ghosts (1941)

A charwoman comes upon a plot to steal the invention of a man who lives in a haunted house.

Director:

John Baxter

Writers:

Arthur Lucan (additional dialogue), Arthur Lucan (comedy scenes) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Arthur Lucan Arthur Lucan ... Mrs. Riley
Kitty McShane Kitty McShane ... Kitty Riley
John Stuart ... John Cartwright
A. Bromley Davenport A. Bromley Davenport ... Warrender
Dennis Wyndham Dennis Wyndham ... Jem (as Denis Wyndham)
John Laurie ... McAdam
Peter Gawthorne Peter Gawthorne ... Mr. Cartwright
Henry B. Longhurst Henry B. Longhurst
Ben Williams Ben Williams
Charles Paton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henry Wolston Henry Wolston
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Storyline

A charwoman comes upon a plot to steal the invention of a man who lives in a haunted house.

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 1941 (UK) See more »

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British National Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is the only film in which Arthur Lucan appears as a man. He briefly appears as a crook who then disguises himself as Old Mother Riley. See more »

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Followed by Old Mother Riley at Home (1945) See more »

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Sub-par OMR entry
2 January 2017 | by gnok2002See all my reviews

I'm inserting reviews for films I've seen that so far lack one, this is my 2nd entry for a below par entry in the already low-par OMR series, here goes.... Another below par series entry, using the old favorite of the spy ring using a 'haunted' castle as cover. I saw a fairly reasonable copy of this in Nov '07, and I like the idea of crooks using a 'haunted' castle, as a plot devise, but not OMR films, this entry however scores lower than usual from me for an OMR film, possibly the 'ghosts' title raised my expectations too much? as with my previous OMR review, it would be good to get a review from someone who liked it. This line is here because IMDb insist on a little more verbiage, though I notice there are some very brief 'reviews' for some titles.


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