What is the film where Lou Costello is a ghost during the Revolutionary War?

Film: The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Lou Costello plays Horatio Prim, a Revolutionary War era tinker, who becomes a ghost and is trapped to Danbury Acres till the crack of doom with a woman named Melody Allen. In order to break the curse, they must find a letter of commendation from General George Washington. Bud Abbott plays Dr. Ralph Greenway a descendant of butler, who helps the ghosts obtain an old clock where the letter is hidden.

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December 2016

Laughter in the Shaows of War 1941

The Fort Lee Film Commission and Fort Lee Public Library in Fort Lee, New Jersey will be hosting a 3-part film retrospect highlighting the 75th anniversary of America's entry into World War II and the popular films of 1941 that kept Americans laughing and made box office stars of ABBOTT and COSTELLO.


Admission is FREE!


Fort Lee Public Library
(Library Theatre)
320 Main St
(201) 693-2763

Doors open at 6pm and programs start at 6:30pm


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