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The Ghosts of Berkeley Square (1947)

Ghosts are condemned to haunt a house until it is visited by a reigning monarch,

Director:

Vernon Sewell

Writers:

Caryl Brahms (novel), S.J. Simon (novel) (as S.J. Simons) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Morley ... Gen. 'Jumbo' Burlap / Nawab of Bagwash
Felix Aylmer ... Col. H. 'Bulldog' Kelsoe
Yvonne Arnaud Yvonne Arnaud ... Millie
Claude Hulbert ... Merryweather
Abraham Sofaer ... Benjamin Disraeli
Ernest Thesiger ... Dr. Cruickshank of Psychical Research Society
Marie Lohr ... Lottie
Martita Hunt ... Lady Mary
A.E. Matthews ... Gen. Bristow
John Longden ... Mortimer Digby
Ronald Frankau ... Tex B. Farnum
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Staff Captain (as Wilfred Hyde-White)
Martin Miller ... Professor
Wally Patch Wally Patch ... Foreman
Esme Percy ... Vizier
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Ghosts are condemned to haunt a house until it is visited by a reigning monarch,

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1947 (UK) See more »

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British National Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Last full length feature film of Esme Percy. See more »

Goofs

The court martial papers make reference to the house as No 7 Berkely Square, rather than Berkeley. See more »

Quotes

Col. H. "Bulldog" Kelsoe: [speaking of the Duke of Marlborough] Do you think we could argue with him? Talk him out of it?
Gen. "Jumbo" Burlap: Talk him out of it? He's a Churchill!
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Soundtracks

For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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A rollicking family-friendly comedy
30 April 2016 | by happychick-52014See all my reviews

In the 1700s a pair of rum military officers plan to kidnap the Duke of Marlborough. The officers die testing a trap-door on the afternoon they are supposed to be serving tea to Queen Anne. As punishment for missing their date, they must haunt the house until royalty visits again.

Although they try to attract royalty they seem to be doomed to failure, and the house is leased to many different colorful-characters including French courtesans, circus performers and an Indian emperor.

A light-hearted film full of dry-humour quips and farce. The humour would have appealed to audiences looking for escapism and whimsy; however like all films of this time it contains subtle war-propaganda to inspire the masses.


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