Blithe Spirit

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Blithe Spirit ★★★½ 1945

Charming and funny adaptation of Coward's famed stage play. A man re-marries and finds his long-dead wife is unhappy enough about it to come back and haunt him. Clever supporting cast, with Rutherford exceptional as the medium. Received Oscar for its Special Effects. 96m/C VHS, DVD . GB Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford, Hugh Wake-field, Joyce Carey, Jacqueline Clarke; D: David Lean; W: Noel Coward, Anthony Havelock-Allan; C: Ronald Neame; M: Richard Addinsell.