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Hold That Ghost (1941) was a Horror - Comedy Film directed by Arthur Lubin and produced by Glenn Tryon, Alex Gottlieb and Burt Kelly.

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Ferdie: Oh a bed, that's just what I need, a nice big bed to hide under.


Camille: You sure you never heard of me? Camille Brewster?
Ferdie: No.
Camille: You must have a cheap radio.


Norma Lind: Somebody's trying to scare us out of this house.
Dr. Duncan 'Doc' Jackson: Hey, what happened to those two detectives?
Camille: Maybe they're
[makes throat cutting noise]


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The runaway success of Buck Privates caused a stir in the upper ranks of Universal Pictures, which had already begun production on this film. The studio was enjoying its first solidly profitable year since it was acquired by new owners in 1936 and wanted to exploit Bud Abbott and Lou Costello as quickly as possible. The team's next assignment, In the Navy, was decided by the powers-that-be to be a better follow-up project, so production on this film was ordered halted. It resumed about 4 months later. In retrospect, the decision was logical but probably unnecessary, since the comedy duo was the hottest act in show business and would remain so throughout the war years.
The Andrews Sisters were brought in after filming wrapped and the final nightclub footage was edited in after the film's completion.
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