The Ghost and Mrs. Muir - 1947
Movie: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir - 1947
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Synopsis: A strong-willed widow, Lucy Muir (Gene Tierney) arrives in the English seaside town of Whitecliff with her young daughter Anna (Natalie Wood), intent on finding a place of her own after living with her late husband's mother and maiden aunt. She finds what seems to be the perfect house - Gull Cottage - but the landlord tries to dissuade her, saying that all the previous tenants had quickly moved out. Undaunted, she moves in, and quickly discovers the reason - the house is haunted by the ghost of it's original owner Captain Daniel Gregg (Rex Harrison). Initially disdainful of eachother they slowly develop a grudging respect for eachother. When Mrs. Muir's financial situation worsens, the Captain dictates his life story to her so she can publish it as a book. She discovers that she is falling in love with him, and eventually must choose between a ghost a a real man - Miles Fairley (George Sanders) a noted childrens book author.
Scene: On arrive in Whitecliff, Mrs. Muir sets off to find a house to rent, having written ahead to the House Agents Itchen, Boles, and Coombe.
Monogram: Entering the House Agent's office. The leaded glass door has a monogram - IBC - here seen in reverse.
Contributed by: Cathy Sundermann