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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THE CANTERVILLE GHOST THE Oscar Wilde story about an American family who move into a house with a ghost and a sinister bloodstain has long been a film favourite.
Finally, at the back of the book there are some activities: a book quiz; spot the difference; information on Victorian ghost stories such as The Canterville Ghost and The Hound of the Baskervilles; and ciphers.
Comedy duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are reuniting in a new animated adaptation of The Canterville Ghost, a classic story by Oscar Wilde.
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.
Bernstein Theatre (named after a longtime patron) this past summer with the premiere of Christine Whitley's dark comedy The Goatwoman of Corvis County and again with Irina Brook's The Canterville Ghost, opening Sept.
His first modest hit was "The Canterville Ghost," based on an Oscar Wilde story.
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.
World Premiere, None Shall Escape, The Canterville Ghost, Edge of Darkness, A Guy Named Joe, Christmas in Connecticut, Identity Unknown.
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.