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Comic mayhem results when a small town pet store owner, mistakenly believed killed during a sea voyage, turns up very much alive. Director William Thiele's 1940 film stars Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, Ann Rutherford, John Shelton, Harold Huber, Donald Meek, Nat Pendleton, Renie Riano, Frank Albertson, Reginald Owen, Ann Morriss and Richard Carle.

  1. Wilhelm Thiele


  2. Harry Ruskin


  3. Richard Maibaum


Top Billed Cast

  1. Frank Morgan

    Frank Morgan

    Vernon 'Vern' Adams

  2. Billie Burke

    Billie Burke

    Cora Adams

  3. Ann Rutherford

    Ann Rutherford

    Billie Adams

  4. John Shelton

    John Shelton

    Lanny Shea

  5. Reginald Owen

    Reginald Owen

    Mortimer Hopkins, Sr.

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The Ghost Comes Home
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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 8, 1940


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 19m

Budget -

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