Haunted Honeymoon

Synopsis: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a neurotic speech defect and exaggerated bursts of fear: he gives him a shock therapy with palace ghosts.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Gene Wilder
Production: HBO Video
  1 win.
 
IMDB:
5.6
Rotten Tomatoes:
22%
PG
Year:
1986
82 min
156 Views


- No, but that's Larry.

- Darling, I'm going to have a sherry.

- Oh!

- Would you or wouldn't you like some?

- Oh, I wou... I wou...

Um... yes, I'll have some.

- Here's your drink, darling.

- Thanks. Cheers.

- To Wolfington Castle.

- To Woo... Woo...

To Woo-woo-woo...

To Woo-woo-woo-woo...

Woo-woo-woo...

To Woo-woo-woo...

Woo-woo... To Woo-woo-woo...

To Woo-woo-woo-woo... Wolfington Castle.

- He's out. He's fired.

- No!

- Who the hell are you?

- I'm Dr Paul Abbot.

Oh, Doctor, thank God you're here.

Please come in.

This is our sponsor, Mr Tarlow.

Charlie, this is Larry's uncle,

the famous psychiatrist.

- I asked him to come meet you.

- What's he laughing at?

- This is a mystery, not a comedy.

- He's laughing because he's afraid.

- Afraid?

- Tomorrow it might make him cry.

That's what he did last week.

What's he afraid of?

Thunder and lightning? A wind machine?

We have that stuff every week.

Why now? We were number one!

Because three weeks ago

he got engaged to be married.

- The Curse of The Mummy.

- What's that got to do with it?

The engagement has opened

a crack in his psyche,

so hideous to Larry's mind

that he must lock it out.

- But I do know that I can cure him.

- How?

By scaring him...

to death.

- You want to scare him even more?

- How do you cure hiccups, Mr Tarlow?

- Well, you...

- Listen...

I've been working in Zurich

with a brilliant scientist...

who has discovered

the cure for Larry's condition.

Dr Strickland has proved the cure is to increase

the pressure of the fears, not lessen it.

- Like going faster around a dangerous curve?

- Exactly.

This weekend, starting tonight,

the entire Abbot family...

is gathering for the wedding

at the estate of Larry's great-aunt.

We have him in an ideal situation,

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Gene Wilder

Jerome Silberman (June 11, 1933 – August 29, 2016), known professionally as Gene Wilder, was an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, singer-songwriter and author. more…

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