Haunted honeymoon 1940 movie

Haunted honeymoon 1940 this weekend looks at two takes on the postmatrimonial comedy. Details about rare haunted honeymoon 1940 original lobby card, robert montgomery rare haunted honeymoon 1940 original lobby card, robert montgomery. Woods on allmovie released in america as haunted honeymoon, this. If you look at the title and are expecting some sort of supernatural film then its best to get that out of. In this mystery, amateur sleuth lord peter wimsey and his new bride, a writer of mysteries, are beginning to enjoy their honeymoon when a murder occurs. Make offer haunted honeymoon dvd 80s movie comedy rare. Haunted honeymoon 1940 movie clip been up to london. The story of haunted honeymoon is nothing remarkable. Robert montgomery stars as dorothy sayers amateur detective lord peter wimsey in haunted honeymoon 1940, just released by the warner archive.

Haunted honeymoon 1940 haunted honeymoon 1940 user. The film credits both dorothy l sayers 1937 novel, busmans honeymoon, and sayers and muriel st clare byrnes 1936 play of the same name. Haunted honeymoon 1940 after marrying, amateur detective lord peter wimsey robert montgomery and mystery novelist harriet vane constance cummings agree to retire from their sleuthing interests. Haunted honeymoon 1940 robert montgomery original 11x14 lobby card. There was understandable antipathy in the uk to americans playing the very british sleuths, though they both perform well and sound english. In 1983 bbc radio 4 broadcast a sixpart adaptation.

Haunted honeymoon dvd 80s movie comedy rare gene wilder t106. Haunted honeymoon 1940 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. In the film, wilder and radner play larry abbot and vickie pearle, two radio murder mystery presenters who decide to get married. Haunted honeymoon ran into many warrelated production difficulties, including. This mystery comedy with a husband and wife team solving a murder case is very much like the thin man series starring william powell and myrna loy but haunted honeymoon 1940 based on the play busmans honeymoon written by dorothy l. As regular visitors of tmp will know by now, i have no problem with a predictable film so long as the predictable script is the only major problem, and is elevated by a charming cast, or a lot of witty banter, or some other.

The working title of the film was busmans honeymoon. Unfollow haunted honeymoon to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The film also marked radners final appearance in a movie prior to her death of ovarian cancer in 1989. The movie was released in the united states as haunted honeymoon. Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine. The main brits banks, newton, hicks and withers steal the show though. Haunted honeymoon 1940 robert montgomery region free dvd sealed. Unfortunately when they arrive at the cottage, the man who sold it to them is missing and eventually turns up dead.

Sayers, busmans honeymoon stars robert montgomery, constance cummings, leslie banks, googie withers, robert newton and seymour hicks as mervyn bunter the plot revolves around newly married famous amateur detective lord peter wimsey. An adaptation of the lord peter wimsey story busmans honeymoon by dorothy l. Sayers, busmans honeymoon, haunted honeymoon suffered before a single cell of film was shot. None of the emotional depth of the novels characters remains. As a wedding present, peter purchases the old house where harriet grew up, but when they try to move in the previous owner is nowhere to be found, until. Upon marrying mystery writer harriet vane constance cummings, lord peter swears off crimesolving and embarks upon his honeymoon.

The later same title haunted honeymoon 1986 is not a remake of this 1940 film of the same name haunted honeymoon aka busmans honeymoon. Haunted honeymoon robert montgomery constance cummings leslie banks 1940 murder interrupts amateur sleuth lord peter wimseys robert montgomery honeymoon with his mysterywriter bride constance cummings. The title haunted honeymoon was previously used for the 1940 u. All haunted honeymoon movie posters,high res movie posters image for haunted honeymoon. Haunted honeymoon was one of a number of movies produced by mgm in the late 30s at its british studio. Arthur woods, robert montgomery, constance cummings, leslie banks, seymour hicks, robert newton.

This was the fourth and final film made by mgms british studio prior to its closure during world war ii. Haunted honeymoon 1986 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. See all of my lobby card auctions, shipping is a flat fee regardless of how many you purchase as they have to ship flat. Sayers, busmans honeymoon stars robert montgomery, constance cummings, leslie banks, googie withers, robert newton and seymour hicks. A 1940 film version, based as much on the play as on the novel, starred robert montgomery as peter and constance cummings as harriet. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. Haunted honeymoon 1940 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Robert montgomerys wimsey is breezy and constance cummings harriet is light and quippy. Haunted honeymoon is a really funny take on classic vincent price era haunted house typemovies. Haunted honeymoon is a 1986 american comedy horror film starring gene wilder, gilda radner, dom deluise and jonathan pryce.

Haunted honeymoon, a leisurely english mystery film, at loews criterion. As a wedding present, peter purchases the old house where harriet grew up, but when they try to move in the previous owner is nowhere to be found, until they start to clean the house and find his body in the cellar. Constance and robert have a great deal of fun with this film although he is not my perfect idea of lord wimsey although he has a certain ironic charm. With gene wilder, gilda radner, dom deluise, jonathan pryce. When lord peter wimsey marries harriet vane, a crime author, they both promise to give up crime for good.

Woods directs haunted honeymoon, a 1940 mysterycomedy. With robert montgomery, constance cummings, leslie banks, seymour hicks. Footsteps in the dark movie, haunted honeymoon movie. According to an entry for the first edition of the novel in the national union catalog, the original title of dorothy sayers story was a busmans holiday. Harriet has little charms made so that they both promise not to get involved with any more crimes as they are retired. It premiered as busmans honeymoon in london in july 1940 and was released in the us as haunted honeymoon in september 1940. Music, classic movies, old time radio, clothing, hairstyles, and fashion photos from the 1940s. Haunted honeymoon has been ranked 147 times, wins 60. This film from mgms british division, known as busmans honeymoon in the uk, is presented by the warner archive in its original uk running time of 99 minutes. Haunted honeymoon 1940 robert montgomery original 11x14.

Haunted honeymoon 1940 12 out of 4 british film from mgm has lord peter wimsey robert montgomery marrying mystery writer harriet vane constance cummings but their honeymoon is very short as they investigate a murder together. The humor in the film is very cheesy and comparative to something mel brooks might put out. Its a faithful quote on the 1940s radioera mysteries that it both quotes and sets its action within and its laughs and charm come from its. He is to be married to harriet vane, who writes crime novels, at a big society wedding. Haunted honeymoon, dvd, manufactured on demand, full frame, mystery suspense, comedyclassic, 888574394042. A shrink needs 36 hours to scare him to death and cure him a family reunion at a scary family castle. Edition discs price new from used from dvd april 5, 2016. The two pictures were made and first released around fortysix years apart. An amateur sleuth and his author wife put their honeymoon on hold to solve a murder. This is a likeable movie and a good adaptation of dorothy sayers novel busmans honeymoon. Show streaming and search options search on popular sources. Released in america as haunted honeymoon, this droll british comedymystery stars hollywoods robert montgomery as dorothy l. Busmans honeymoon is a 1940 british detective film directed by arthur b.

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