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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
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7.9 IMDB rating

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Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney

Lucy Muir
Rex Harrison

Rex Harrison

Capt. Daniel Gregg
George Sanders

George Sanders

Miles Fairley
Edna Best

Edna Best

Martha Huggins
Vanessa Brown

Vanessa Brown

Anna Muir as an Adult
Anna Lee

Anna Lee

Mrs. Miles Fairley
Robert Coote

Robert Coote

Mr. Coombe
Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood

Anna Muir as a Child


Written by
Philip Dunne

Philip Dunne

(screen play)
R.A. Dick

R.A. Dick

(from the novel by)


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5 years, 3 months ago at Jan 17 19:13
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Although an old movie, it’s just as witty as a modern classic. Focusing on Mrs Muir, a widow with a young daughter living in Victorian England. Starting a new life in a small English seaside town, both mother and daughter move into Gull Cottage. But an old sea dog named Captain Daniel Gregg who refuses to leave this mortal coil continues to haunt their new home and hopes to drive them out. After... read more

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

1 year, 1 month ago at Mar 4 19:46
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Romantic delirium becomes one woman’s preferred living space in The Ghost & Mrs. Muir. On a surface level the film seems to be obviously about a ghost haunting the seaside manor that a widow moves in to, and as they clash and learn to live with each other, they fall into some variation of love. Deeper still, and this is a tribute to Gene Tierney’s lovely performance, the movie takes on a sadde... read more
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted, and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.
Release date: 1 May 1947
UPC: 024543071426
Romance (8), Drama (8), Ghost (7), 1940s (5), Gene Tierney (5), Haunted House (5), England (5), Afterlife (4), Black & White (4), Fantasy (4), Sea Captain (4), Ghost Writer (2), Romantic (2), Victorian (2), Lovers Reunited (2), British (2), 1947 (2), UK (2), Captain (2), George Sanders (2)
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" Well, this was an average, slow-paced movie, for me. Yes, different and unique romantic story, but not fascinating at all. And I've noticed something about Gene Tierney that bothers me - she just can't portray deeper feelings. I liked her in "Laura", but in other movies I've seen she just looks same to me - emotionless, blank, even unnatural at times. I can only hope that's not the case with the rest of her films - but there's time, I'll check it..."


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"The scene in which ghostly sea captain and lover Daniel Gregg (Rex Harrison), Gull Cottage's former owner who had been haunting her bedroom and thoughts in his non-flesh-and-blood form, bid good-bye to Lucy Muir (Gene Tierney) while she slept, telling her that she must find her own way in life - and that she was only dreaming of a sea-captain haunting the house: ("You've made your choice, the only choice you could make. You've chosen life and that's as it should be. And that's why I'm going away"


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" Plot: In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost. Genre: Drama | Fantasy | Mystery Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Stars: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, Edna Best -----} Trailer"


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"A charming fantasy romance set at a seaside cottage in Cornwall about a young widower meeting the ghost of a gruff sea captain. Fabulous performances from Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison. The chemistry between the two is great. The storyline relies heavily on the continued relationship between them - it makes the movie rather amusing and entertaining. A timeless classic."


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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

“Romantic delirium becomes one woman’s preferred living space in The Ghost & Mrs. Muir. On a surface level the film seems to be obviously about a ghost haunting the seaside manor that a widow moves in to, and as they clash and learn to live with each other, they fall into some variation of love. Deeper still, and this is a tribute to Gene Tierney’s lovely performance, the movie takes on a sadder and somber tone – is the ghost real, or just a figment of Mrs. Muir’s imagination who she has dressed up in the personage of the former owner? The film never provides a clean-cut answer, but the duality of readings is a nice touch to what could be very sudsy material.

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