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Ghost Story

Ghost Story

Fred Astaire
Director: John Irvin Cast: Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
, Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
John Irvin
Ghost Story

Ghost Story

Fred Astaire
Director: John Irvin Cast: Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
, Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
John Irvin

Blu-ray (Wide Screen)

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Overview

This 1981 John Irvin picture constitutes an adaptation of Peter Straub's colossal, bestselling novel. The central plot -- shared by both book and film -- revolves around the four elderly members of the Chowder Society (Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and John Houseman), who gather in each other's drawing rooms each winter to sip cognac and spin elaborate ghost stories. The four men also share a dark secret far more unsettling than fiction -- a secret which has literally come back to haunt them, as well as their own adult offspring. Each man is visited by a hideous specter bearing the likeness of a young woman (Alice Krige) they accidentally killed 50 years ago when spurning her mischievous sexual advances.


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Product Details

Release Date: 11/24/2015
UPC: 0826663163483
Original Release: 1981
Rating: R
Source: Shout Factory
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:50:00
Sales rank: 15,748

Special Features

Audio commentary by director John Irvin; New Interviews with author Peter Straub, acress Alice Krige, screenwriter Lawrence D. Cohen, producer Burt Weissbourd and matte photographer Bill Taylor; Vintage theatrical trailer; TV and Radio spots; Photo gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Fred Astaire Ricky Hawthorne
Melvyn Douglas John Jaffrey
Douglas Fairbanks Edward Wanderley
John Houseman Sears James
Craig Wasson Don/David Wanderley
Alice Krige Alma/Eva
Jacqueline Brookes Milly
Miguel Fernandes Gregory Bate
Mark Chamberlin Young Jaffrey
Tim Choate Young Hawthorne
Kurt Johnson Young Wanderley
Ken Olin Young James
Brad Sullivan Sheriff
Russell Bletzer Actor
Guy Boyd Actor
Robert Burr Actor
Helena Carroll Actor
Robin Curtis Actor
Breon Gorman Actor
James Greene Actor
Lance Helcomb Fenny Bate
Patricia Neal Stella Hawthorne
Michael O'Neill Actor
Deborah Offner Actor

Technical Credits
John Irvin Director
James Alexander Sound/Sound Designer
Phil Bowles Asst. Director
Jack Cardiff Cinematographer
Larry Cohen Screenwriter
Lawrence D. Cohen Screenwriter
Dick Smith Makeup Special Effects
Douglas Green Co-producer
Dan Kolsrud Asst. Director
Norman Newberry Art Director
Tom Rolf Editor
May Routh Costumes/Costume Designer
Philippe Sarde Score Composer
Burt Weissbourd Producer
Albert J. Whitlock Special Effects

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