The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

"G-G-GUARANTEED! YOU'LL BE SCARED UNTIL YOU LAUGH YOURSELF SILLY!"
  • G
  • 1966
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.3  (5,833)

In this classic 1966 film, Luther Heggs (Don Knotts) yearns to improve his lot in life by moving up from lowly typesetter to full reporter at his local newspaper in Rachel, Kansas. He also hopes to impress popular Alma Parker (Joan Staley). Luther finally gets his chance when he's offered the job of reporting on the Old Simmons House. Purported to be haunted by the deceased owners, the house may soon be torn down by a surviving nephew, and the newspaper wants for the scoop on the twentieth anniversary of the murder/suicide that supposedly took place within, so Luther puts on a brave face and is dispatched to stay the night. Will his imitation courage be enough to make it in the house until the sun rises and get the whole story?

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Description
In this classic 1966 film, Luther Heggs (Don Knotts) yearns to improve his lot in life by moving up from lowly typesetter to full reporter at his local newspaper in Rachel, Kansas. He also hopes to impress popular Alma Parker (Joan Staley). Luther finally gets his chance when he's offered the job of reporting on the Old Simmons House. Purported to be haunted by the deceased owners, the house may soon be torn down by a surviving nephew, and the newspaper wants for the scoop on the twentieth anniversary of the murder/suicide that supposedly took place within, so Luther puts on a brave face and is dispatched to stay the night. Will his imitation courage be enough to make it in the house until the sun rises and get the whole story?

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken is a 1966 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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  • Release Date
    1966
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (5,833)