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)
|Best Cinematography||Charles Lang, Jr.||Nominated|
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: 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!
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?
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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.
One of a small handful of films produced by 20th Century-Fox which does *not* use the fanfare of trumpets with the opening logo. (All About Eve, Sounder, and The Sound of Music are others.) The moody and lovely opening music is by the film's composer, Bernard Herrmann.
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