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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) was a Comedy - Family Film directed by Alan Rafkin and produced by Edward Montagne.

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken ( 1966 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 30, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Ephraim Simmons murdered his wife in cold blood and then played the organ before killing himself; the keys are still stained with blood, and could never be cleaned off.... even after using Bon-Ami! Or so the rumor goes. It takes a man with spunk, like Luther Heggs, to get to the bottom of the real s... Read full article


The Ghost and Mr. Chicken ( 1966 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 30, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Ephraim Simmons murdered his wife in cold blood and then played the organ before killing himself; the keys are still stained with blood, and could never be cleaned off.... even after using Bon-Ami! Or so the rumor goes. It takes a man with spunk, like Luther Heggs, to get to the bottom of the real s... Read full article


The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)

on Oct 15, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published October 26th, 2013 We interrupt our weekly foray into the Disney Vault – which I’ll be posting later – to look at a live-action film starring one of Disney’s beloved actors, Don Knotts. While The Ghost and Mr. Chicken isn’t a Disney movie, Knotts cr... Read full article


The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)

on Oct 26, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

We interrupt our weekly foray into the Disney Vault – which I’ll be posting later – to look at a live-action film starring one of Disney’s beloved actors, Don Knotts.  While The Ghost and Mr. Chicken isn’t a Disney movie, Knotts created several enduring characters for t... Read full article


The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

By Irish Jayhawk on Oct 20, 2012 From Outspoken and Freckled

As part of my ongoing tribute to fun and spooky classic films throughout October, today I present to you my offering of Alan Rafkin's THE GHOST AND MR. CHICKEN (1966). Yes, this family classic is the perfect addition to my line-up of what reflects my childhood favorites and I continue enjoy with... Read full article


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Quotes from

Luther Heggs: When you work with words, words are your work.


Luther Heggs: [after being heckled as he walks to his car] All right, you two guys! You'd just better watch it. You see these two hands? They're just as hard as steel!
Heavyset Man at Police Station: Hey, look at him, Billy Ray. He's a karate champion! We'd better watch ourselves.
Billy Ray Fox: Yeah, go ahead, Luther!
Heavyset Man at Police Station: Do something!
Luther Heggs: [chickens out] Why don't you run up an alley and holler fish!


Luther Heggs: Oh, don't panic. Don't panic.


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Facts about

The outside street scenes in the opening credits to "The Ghost and Mr Chicken" were filmed at Universal Studios Back lot. The mansion shown is the Harvey House, now seen in Desperate Housewives.
The street used for the film was also used in The Burbs.
Charles Lane, another Andy Griffith alumni (Mr. Frisby), also makes an appearance as Lawyer Whitlow.
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