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The Canterville Ghost (1974)

TV Movie | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

The poor ghost of Sir Simon de Canterville (David Niven) has been roaming his castle searching in vain for a brave descendant who will release him from the Canterville curse by performing a brave deed. An American family moves in and finds...See moreThe poor ghost of Sir Simon de Canterville (David Niven) has been roaming his castle searching in vain for a brave descendant who will release him from the Canterville curse by performing a brave deed. An American family moves in and finds the ghost amusing, but a young girl in the family can release him - if she dares. See less
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Writers
Oscar Wilde (story) | Robin Miller (adapted by)
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Updated Dec 31, 1974

Release date
Mar 10, 1975 (United States)

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12 cast members
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Isla Blair
Lady Stutfield Lady Stutfield   See fewer
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Maurice Evans
Lord Canterville Lord Canterville   See fewer
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James Whitmore
Hyram B. Otis Hyram B. Otis   See fewer
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Audra Lindley
Mrs. Otis Mrs. Otis   See fewer
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Lynne Frederick
Virginia Otis Virginia Otis   See fewer
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Robert Doran
Jefferson 'Stars' Otis (as Bobby Doran) Jefferson 'Stars' Otis (as Bobby Doran)   See fewer
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Christopher Morris
Lincoln 'Stripes' Otis Lincoln 'Stripes' Otis   See fewer
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Flora Robson
Mrs. Umney Mrs. Umney   See fewer
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David Niven
The Ghost - Sir Simon de Canterville The Ghost - Sir Simon de Canterville   See fewer
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Nicholas Jones
Charles, Duke of Cheshire Charles, Duke of Cheshire   See fewer
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Elizabeth Tyrrell
Lady Canterville Lady Canterville   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.3 / 10 | 110 votes