The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
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Continuity mistake: When Don Knotts is in the old Simmons mansion, he falls down a chute of some kind. If you watch closely you will see the stunt person looks nothing like Don Knotts. It is a younger man with very straight hair.

Continuity mistake: When Mrs. Maxwell, the head of the "Occult Society", is arguing with her husband Milo, watch her dish of tapioca. In the first shot, a profile shot, the dish is full. When the shot switches to a head-on shot, the dish is nearly empty. In the next profile shot, the dish is once again full and she's just then taking her first bite.

Continuity mistake: When Don Knotts (Luther) is in the Simmons' mansion, his flashlight moves when the light from the flashlight does not. One time, while leaving a room, his flashlight points away from him, but the light actually shines on him.

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Trivia: Joan Staley, who played Alma in the film, was Miss November 1958 in Playboy magazine.

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Trivia: The conductor of the band at the gazebo is played by Dick Wilson, who later played Mr. Whipple in the Charmin toilet paper commercials. His tag line for the product was "Please don't squeeze the Charmin!"

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Trivia: The paintings of Mrs. Simmons are actually two different women. Don't know who the first one is (the one with the shears and blood), but the second one, when Luther brings everyone with him to the mansion, is actually taken from a painting of a mother and daughter entitled "Mrs. Fiske Warren and her daughter Rachel."

Luther Heggs: Calm? Do "murder" and "calm" go together? Calm and murder? Murder?

Luther Heggs: Mr. Boob, that's me. B double-O B - boob.

Luther Heggs: When you work with words, words are your work.

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