The Ghost and the Guest
The Ghost and the Guest is a 1943 American film directed by William Nigh.
|The Ghost and the Guest|
|Directed by||William Nigh|
|Produced by||Arthur Alexander (producer)|
Alfred Stern (producer)
|Written by||Morey Amsterdam (writer)|
Milt Gross (story)
|Cinematography||Robert E. Cline|
|Edited by||Charles Henkel Jr.|
|Distributed by||Producers Releasing Corporation|
Webster Frye (James Dunn) and his newly-wed wife Jackie (Florence Rice) travel to an old house in the country for their honeymoon. They begin to think the house is haunted, but it turns out that the house is being used as a gangster hideout.
- James Dunn as Webster Frye
- Florence Rice as Jacqueline "Jackie" DeLong / Frye
- Robert Dudley as Ben Bowron
- Mabel Todd as Little Sister Mabel
- Sam McDaniel as Harmony Jones
- Jim Toney as Police Chief Bagwell
- Eddy Chandler as Policeman Herbie
- Robert Bice as Smoothie Lewis
- Renee Carson as Big Sister Josie
- Anthony Warde as Killer Blake
- Anthony Caruso as Henchman Ted
- Eddie Foster as Henchman Harold
Release and reception
Halliwell's Film Guide describes it as a "predictable, mildly amusing second feature comedy-thriller".
- Blockbuster Entertainment (1997). Blockbuster Entertainment Guide to Movies and Videos, 1998. Island Books. p. 438. ISBN 978-0-440-22419-8.
- "The Ghost and the Guest." VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever. Gale. 2008.
- "Amsterdam, Morey (1908-1996)." St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. Gale. 2000.
- Wilson, Staci Layne (20 March 2007). 50 Years Of Ghost Movies. Staci Wilson. p. 26. ISBN 978-0-9675185-2-7.
- The Ghost and the Guest at the American Film Institute Catalog
- The Ghost and the Guest on IMDb
- The Ghost and the Guest is available for free download at the Internet Archive