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The Ghost Breakers (1940)

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85 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.
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Writers
Walter DeLeon (screen play) | Paul Dickey (based on a play by) | Charles W. Goddard (based on a play by)
Composer
Ernst Toch (music score by)
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Updated Jun 7, 1940

Release date
Jun 21, 1940 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Bob Hope
Larry Lawrence Larry Lawrence   See fewer
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Paulette Goddard
Mary Carter Mary Carter   See fewer
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Richard Carlson
Geoff Montgomery Geoff Montgomery   See fewer
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Paul Lukas
Parada Parada   See fewer
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Pedro de Cordoba
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Virginia Brissac
Mother Zombie Mother Zombie   See fewer
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Noble Johnson
The Zombie The Zombie   See fewer
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Anthony Quinn
Ramon Mederos / Francisco Mederos Ramon Mederos / Francisco Mederos   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Raspy Kelly Raspy Kelly   See fewer
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Paul Fix
Frenchy Duval Frenchy Duval   See fewer
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James Blaine
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Durand
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Edwards
Ship Bellboy (uncredited) Ship Bellboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Elliott
Lieutenant Murray (uncredited) Lieutenant Murray (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Hotel Porter (uncredited) Hotel Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Hatfield
Elevator Boy (uncredited) Elevator Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Screaming Woman (uncredited) Screaming Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
Intern (uncredited) Intern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francisco Marán
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dolores Moran
Las Palmas Patron (uncredited) Las Palmas Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Newlan
Baggage Handler (uncredited) Baggage Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Norton
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
Man in Hotel Hallway (uncredited) Man in Hotel Hallway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Ryan
Intern (uncredited) Intern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Man in Hotel Hallway (uncredited) Man in Hotel Hallway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Stewart
Telephone Girl (uncredited) Telephone Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Sues
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Policeman at Boat Dock (uncredited) Policeman at Boat Dock (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blanca Vischer
Dolores - Cuban Girl (uncredited) Dolores - Cuban Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Radio Announcer (uncredited) Radio Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Ship Porter (uncredited) Ship Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 2,596 votes