The Canterville Ghost Movies & Media Adaptations

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"The Canterville Ghost" was loosely adapted into a film by the same name in 1944. In this version, set in World War II, Charles Laughton plays a cowardly ghost who meets a cowardly descendent played by Robert Young. Directed by Jules Dassin, released by MGM, the film is available from MGM/United Artists Home Entertainment.

A 1991 production of "The Canterville Ghost" from "Wonderworks" features a ghost who must haunt an old manor house until he learns to conquer his fears. Produced by Helios Productions, the film is available through Public Media Video.

An animated version was produced in 1986 by Orkin-Flaum Productions.

NBC broadcast The Canterville Ghost, adapted for television by Bell System Family Theatre, in 1975.

Patrick Stewart stars as Sir Simon, and Neve Campbell as Virginia in the 1996 Hallmark production of The Canterville Ghost, directed by Syd Macartney.

The Saturday Evening Ghost was the title of a 1936 stage adaptation...

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