Blackbeard's Ghost

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In this Disney film, Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to come to aid of his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester. The villains want to kick Elsa and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino.

Cast

Peter Ustinov
as Captain Blackbeard
Dean Jones
as Steve Walker
Suzanne Pleshette
as Jo Anne Baker
Elsa Lanchester
as Emily Stowecroft
Joby Baker
as Silky Seymour
Elliott Reid
as TV Commentator
Richard Deacon
as Dean Wheaton
Michael Conrad
as Pinetop Purvis
Alan Carney
as Bartender
Ted Markland
as Charles
Herbie Faye
as Croupier
Gil Lamb
as Waiter
Hank Jones
as Gudger Larkin
Ned Glass
as Teller
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Critic Reviews for Blackbeard's Ghost

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Audience Reviews for Blackbeard's Ghost

  • Jan 06, 2013
    One of my favourite Disney live action films when I was growing up. Ustinov is brilliant as the title character and is obviously enjoying himself. He makes a good foil to Jones' straight man (although I found the latter's constant shouting a little irritating watching it now) and their Athletic scene is brilliant (Disney would pretty much recreate it a few years later in 'The Strongest Man in the World'). Jones is a great physical comedian (Disney always said that he was the best actor at acting with no-one) and him and Pleshette make a good couple. I reckon kids today would still enjoy this film.
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  • Mar 29, 2010
    A good-hearted and jolly romp that is great for kids and adults in case you fancy balming your achy soul with some old school Disney famly film love. A great mixture of spookiness, pirates and dear old ladies makes this great fun and a forgotten classics. Ustinov does a great job and you can tell that he has lots of fun playing the role. It is always a pleasure to see the eerie queen Elsa Lancaster talking about curses and ghosts, a true inside joke for film fans. Dean Jones is a tad colourless but then again, so many leading men in Disney films are. Good one.
    Henrik S Super Reviewer
  • Jan 07, 2008
    I remember liking this one as a kid and the casino scene still stands out for me. Funny.
    Jason S Super Reviewer
  • Nov 21, 2007
    ive seen this i thought it was funny but i watched it years ago so for its time i thought it was relli funny worth a watch
    Film C Super Reviewer

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