Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
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Oda Mae Brown. Whoopi plays Edwina Franklin in the 1996 film "Eddie", and Corrinna Washington in the film "Corrina, Corrina". She also stars as Deloris Van Cartier, who masquerades as Sister Mary Clarence in "Sisteract". The 1990 movie "Ghost" starred Patrick Swayze as Sam, who is killed in a botched mugging. He finds himself trapped as a ghost, who must warn his girlfriend Molly (Demi Moore) that she is in danger. The only way he can communicate with her is through medium, Oda Mae Brown, who is the only person who can hear Sam.
|What is the name of the schoolteacher who runs afoul of the Ghost of the Headless Horseman in Washington Irving's classic tale, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"?||Ghosts in Entertainment
Ichabod Crane. Washington Irving's (1783-1859) "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" was probably based on an old German folk story by Karl Musäus (1735-1787). It was turned into a Disney cartoon film in 1949, the second half of Disney's animated movie "The Adventures of Ichabold and Mr Toad", which was narrated by Bing Crosby. A film version by Tim Burton starring Johnny Depp was very very loosely based on the legend, although several facts were changed.
|What is not one of the names of one of the less friendlier Ghosts in the 1996 movie "Casper"?||Ghosts in Entertainment
Clyde. The cartoon version of "Casper the Friendly Ghost" was made in 1945. Casper made his TV debut in 1950. A 1995 movie featured an animated title character. Directed by Brad Silbering, "Casper" starred Bill Pullman and Christina Ricci, and featured the voice of Malachi Pearson as Casper and Brad Garrett as Fatso.
Rex Harrison. Rex Harrison stars as the late Captain Daniel Gregg, who haunts a seaside cotttage inhabited by a young widow played by Gene Tierney. The Ghost tries to scare Mrs. Muir away, but she refuses to be intimidated and the two eventually become friends and allies. The movie was made into a series in the sixties, starring Edward Mulhare and Hope Lange.
The Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man. "Ghostbusters" starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis as three unemployed parapsychology investigators, who set up shop to rid the world of ghosts. Problems arise when evil is released upon the city and its up to the Ghostbusters to stop Gozer and save New York city.
Bob Hope. Bob Hope stars as Larry Lawrence (His middle name was Larry too-His parents had no imagination), who helps the lady in distress (played by Paulette Goddard) solve the mystery of ghosts inhabiting the family's ancestral home, located on a small island near Cuba.
Hamlet. The Ghost in Hamlet is that of his father, the late King Hamlet. The Ghost informs Hamlet that he was murdered by his brother, Claudius, and that Hamlet must avenge his death.