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The Time of Their Lives


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A feature film starring
Abbott and Costello, with Marjorie Reynolds , Binnie Barnes 1780: when Horatio Prim and Mistress Melody Allen are mistakenly shot by George Washing ton's soldiers, they are condemned to a ghostly existence for 166 years. But the shades' peace is disturbed when the old house is restored.


Unknown: Marjorie Reynolds
Unknown: Binnie Barnes
Unknown: Horatio Prim
Unknown: George Washing
Director: Charles Barton
Horatio Prim: Lou Costello
Cuthbert Greenways: Bud Abbott
Dr Ralph Greenways: Bud Abbott
Melody Allen: Marjorie Reynolds
Mrs Prescott: Binnie Barnes
Nora O'Leary: Anne Gillis

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The Time of Their Lives

BBC One London, 1 October 1977 10.45

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