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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Overview:

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) was a Drama - Fantasy Film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Fred Kohlmar.

The film was based on the novel The Ghost of Captain Gregg and Mrs. Muir written by R.A. Dick published in 1945.

Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)

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Best CinematographyCharles Lang, Jr.Nominated
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Halloween film series at Daystar Center starting October 8 with “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir”

By Stephen Reginald on Oct 7, 2016 From Classic Movie Man

Halloween film series at Daystar Center starting October 8 with “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” The Chicago Film Club’s Halloween series begins with a screening of the classic The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) Saturday October 8, 2016 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State St. All movies... Read full article


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Lucy Muir: [to the ghost of Captain Gregg] You'll forgive me if I take a minute to get accustomed to you.


Lucy Muir: Sometimes you can be much more alone with other people than you are by yourself. I suppose that sounds all mixed up, doesn't it?


Lucy Muir: Why does he haunt? Was he murdered?
Mr. Coombe: No. He committed suicide.
Lucy Muir: [gasps] I wonder why?
Mr. Coombe: To save someone the trouble of assassinating him, no doubt!


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In 1990 there was serious at talk at 20th Century Fox of remaking "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" with Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer in the leads, but the poor box-office for The Russia House killed it.
The word "muir" means "the sea" in Gaelic. Many times sailors are said to have been "married" to the sea, or that the only woman they ever loved was the sea.
Bernard Herrmann considered his musical score for this film to have been his best.
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