Canterville ghost

Canterville ghost

after haunting an English house for three centuries, disappeared forever when new American owners refused to take him seriously. [Br. Lit.: Oscar Wilde “The Canterville Ghost”]
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March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FEARnet takes a look at some of the classic films horror fans grew up watching with the "After Ghoul Special"-a three-film marathon featuring THE CANTERVILLE GHOST, THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS and SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, on Thursday, April 25, at 4 p.
Comedy duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are reuniting in a new animated adaptation of The Canterville Ghost, a classic story by Oscar Wilde.
Call 029 2087 8444 2 The Canterville Ghost The 300-year-old ghost of Sir Simon roams around Canterville Hall in this spooky comedy adapted for the stage from the Oscar Wilde story and presented by Rain or Shine Theatre Company.
uk SPOOKY CHRISTMAS SET just before the Christmas of 1884, Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost will have a one-night performance at Birmingham Botanical Gardens from 7.
In 1976 came a particularly spooky version of Dickens's The Signalman, starring the much-missed Denholm Elliott, while the likes of The Canterville Ghost and The Green Man have all been festive entries in the genre.
He then cantered through some routine films, broken by an engaging version of Oscar Wilde's Canterville Ghost in 1944.
Louis," "Little Women," "Jane Eyre," "The Secret Garden," "Our Vines Have Tender Grapes" and "The Canterville Ghost.
The English National Ballet performs Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost at The New Wimbledon Theatre.
He did several adaptations for the group, the last being The Canterville Ghost in 2001, and was also involved in contributing sections to several ORP pantomimes.
Movie debut came the same year in Old Enough, and she's worked steadily ever since, in projects such as The Canterville Ghost, Where the Day Takes You, Poison Ivy II and a two-year stint in glossy soap Melrose Place.
And as if being intimate with Hannibal Lecter wasn't enough, he also had to endure an on-screen kiss with Rik Mayall in The Canterville Ghost.
And with his head tucked under his arm Ian Richardson was spookily good as The Canterville Ghost (ITV, Boxing Day).