The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Synopsis: At the beginning of the twentieth century, Mrs. Edwin Muir - Lucy - widowed for one year, decides to move out of her controlling in-law's home in London to the English seaside with her adolescent daughter Anna and their long devoted maid Martha. Despite the rental agent trying to dissuade her, Lucy decides to rent Gull Cottage at Whitecliff-by-the-Sea. She learns first hand before she makes the decision the rental agent's hesitance is because the cottage is haunted, supposedly by its now deceased former owner, seaman Captain Daniel Gregg. After she moves in, she does meet the spirit of Captain Gregg face-to-face. Because she refuses to be scared away by his presence, the two come to an understanding, including that he will not make his presence known to Anna. As time progresses, the two develop a friendship and a bond. Despite his statements to her that she needs to live her life including finding another husband, Daniel seems not to approve of any of the men that enter her life, inclu
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Production: 20th Century-Fox
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min

always used to say.

I was the 1 1 th.


Hurt yourself?

Here, let's have a look.

Oh, it's nothing,

just a scrape.

But I am tired. I think

I will take a little rest.

Begging your pardon,

Your Highness.


This will keep you

nice and warm.

Thanks, Martha,

you're an angel.

Ha! Ain't noticed any wings

sproutin' lately.

I'll call you in plenty

of time for tea.

Oh, it's you.

I crept up, not

wanting to wake you

in case you

was still asleep.

Tea's all ready.

Miss Anna will have it all

cleared off in no time

if you don't hurry.

I've got a nice bit

of fresh fish for you, too.

Martha, I had

such a curious dream.

Did I close the window

before I went to sleep?

You did, and scraped your finger.

Don't you remember?

It's shut now, ain't it?


It's shut now.

Sleep tight.

Good night, Mummy.

I love the sea, and so does Rummy.

And so do I.

I put hot water bottles

on the kitchen table, ma'am...

and the kettle's

on the stove.

Oh, thank you, Martha.

Good night, ma'am.

Good night.

Should I leave this on, ma'am?

No. This will do nicely.

I know you're here.

I say, I know you're here.

What's wrong?

Are you afraid to speak up?

Is that all you're good for,

to frighten women?

Well, I'm not afraid of you.

Whoever heard

of a cowardly ghost?

Now if the demonstration is over...

I'll thank you not to interfere

while I boil some water

for my hot water bottle.

Light the candle.

Go ahead, light it.

How can I when you keep

blowing out the match?

Light the blasted candle!


You'll--You'll forgive me

if I take a moment

to get accustomed to you.

You're Captain Gregg.


I'm sorry I called you names...

coward and so forth.

I didn't really believe in you,

or I wouldn't have.

It must have been

embarrassing to you.


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