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Francis in the Haunted House Overview:

Francis in the Haunted House (1956) was a Comedy - Horror Film directed by Charles Lamont and produced by Robert Arthur.

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Pic of the Day: “Francis in the Haunted House” revisited

By Marisa on Aug 5, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

We kick off the week a day late (sorry about that) with another look at Hugo, the silent, lumbering castle henchman of Francis in the Haunted House (1956), directed by Charles Lamont. Open the door – close the door. That’s all Hugo does all day. Lamont’s directing career began in ... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Francis in the Haunted House” revisited (3)

By Marisa on Oct 7, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience

As Halloween approaches, we take another look at Hugo, hulking castle minion, in Francis in the Haunted House (1956), directed by Charles Lamont. Here he calmly assess the situation with Helen Wallace, Virginia Welles, Charles Horvath (holding the empty suit of armor) and (I’m fairly certain) ... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Francis in the Haunted House” revisited (1)

By Marisa on Feb 22, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today’s pic revisits Francis in the Haunted House (1956), starring Mickey Rooney as the put-upon sidekick to the famous talking mule. Timothy, in the “Igor” role as Hugo, silent, lumbering minion of the castle, is showing a gaggle of not-too-bright cops – including Dick Winsl... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Francis in the Haunted House” revisited (2)

By Marisa on May 17, 2012 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today’s pic is the last good shot of Timothy as Hugo, hulking castle minion, that you will see in Francis in the Haunted House (1956), directed by hard-working Charles Lamont. The spooky goings-on clearly have Hugo flummoxed. Mickey Rooney admitted in his autobiography that he has no memories... Read full article


Video of the Week: “Francis in the Haunted House” trailer

By Marisa on Mar 21, 2012 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Our video for this week is the trailer for Francis in the Haunted House (1956), directed by Charles Lamont. See Tim as as Hugo, silent lumbering servant of the castle, literally getting his butt kicked by Francis the Talking Mule! Francis is voiced by the great Paul Frees, whom Timothy would later h... Read full article


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This last film in the popular "Francis" series marked two major changes: Mickey Rooney replaced Donald O'Connor and Paul Frees replaced Chill Wills as the voice of Francis.
Seventh and last of the "Francis" movies.
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