Don't Take It to Heart (1944)

Genres - Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Fantasy Comedy, Romantic Fantasy  |   Release Date - Nov 30, 1944 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |  
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Don't Take It to Heart is an amiable entry in the 1940s cycle of "ghost comedies". A British castle is rocked by a German bombing raid, releasing a jaunty wraith (Richard Greene) from his house-haunting job. As long as he's got the run of the castle, the ghost decides to take a hand in the romance between mistress-of-the-house Patricia Medina and young researcher Richard Bird. Also in line for ghostly visitation is the nasty landlord who holds the local townsfolk in his avaricious clutches. Don't Take It to Heart received almost uniformly good reviews from the British press, which during wartime was often resistant to comedy films.

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ghost, haunted-castle, landlord, romance, love, Britain, bombing