Ghost Catchers

Ghost Catchers is a 1944 American comedy horror film. Ole Olson and Chic Johnson are nightclub owners, helping their neighbors rid an old house of ghosts. Their club's headwaiter Jerry (Leo Carrillo) is really a gangster trying to scare off the tenants in the house so he can steal a stash of aged liquor from the basement.[1]

Ghost Catchers
Directed byEdward F. Cline
Produced byMilton Feld
Written byEdmond L. Hartman, Elwood Ullman
Based onAn unpublished story
by Milt Gross and Edward F. Cline
StarringOle Olsen, Chic Johnson, Leo Carrillo
Music byEdward Ward
CinematographyCharles Van Enger
Edited byArthur Hilton
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • 1944 (1944)
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States



The film was known as High Spirits. Jean's casting was announced in February 1944.[2]

See also


  1. "Ghost Chasers". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. AFI. Retrieved August 1, 2015.
  2. SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: Universal Names Gloria Jean for Romantic Lead in Film With Olsen and Johnson Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES 12 Feb 1944: 11.

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