The Ghost And Mr. Chicken Daybill Movie Poster Original
Rarely seen Daybill movie poster.The Ghost and Mr. Chicken is a 1966 American comedy horror film starring Don Knotts as Luther Heggs, a newspaper typesetter who spends a night in a haunted house, which is in the fictitious community of Rachel, Kansas. The working title was Running Scared. The title is presumably a humorous variation of the film The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). The Ghost and Mr. Chicken was directed by Alan Rafkin with a screenplay by Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum; all three men had been associated with the success of The Andy Griffith Show. Several players from the television series also appear in the film including Lurene Tuttle, Burt Mustin, Hal Smith and Hope Summers. It was the first of 5 big budget films from Universal Pictures Knotts signed to do. The movie boasts one of the largest collection of character actors/actresses assembled in a single movie.