Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) - Rotten Tomatoes

Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)




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Movie Info

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.

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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

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1)

A yo-ho-wholesome retread of Disney favorites.

Full Review… | January 2, 2011
Common Sense Media

Middling Disney a la Dean Jones and Peter Ustinov; OK family fare.

April 20, 2007

Ustinov e Jones fazem uma ótima dupla cômica em um filme que, de forma inocente (até mesmo bobinha), conquista pela despretensão.

May 14, 2005
Cinema em Cena

Undeniably silly and somewhat dated, Blackbeard’s Ghost remains harmless, modestly entertaining family fare.

Full Review… | July 25, 2003
Decent Films Guide

Another stupid Disney live-action piece of inane cliches and situations.

May 1, 2003
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Audience Reviews for Blackbeard's Ghost

Another great pirate themed flick, again from Disney. I love the innocent effects n look compared to today, it's lovely, spookyish, charming and Ustinov is pretty funny too. The highlight is the athletics event and I loved the big spooky looking Inn which the old ladies ran and where Blackbeard haunted.

Phil Hubbs
Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

I remember liking this one as a kid and the casino scene still stands out for me. Funny.

Jason Spencer
Jason Spencer

Super Reviewer

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 Crazy
Film Crazy

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