Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard's comic timing is excellent, and the works on which they are teamed together contain some of the funniest moments filmed by either actor. Hope plays Larry Lawrence, a New York City detective who becomes involved in a gangs......more
Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard's comic timing is excellent, and the works on which they are teamed together contain some of the funniest moments filmed by either actor. Hope plays Larry Lawrence, a New York City detective who becomes involved in a gangster-related hotel shoot-out. Believing he has killed a man, Lawrence hides in a trunk owned by Mary Carter (Goddard). When Lawrence gets out of the trunk, he finds himself on a steamboat, as Carter is en route to a castle which she has recently inherited on a small island off the coast of Cuba. While aboard the ship, Carter and Lawrence are aprised of rumors that the castle is haunted, but they remains steadfast in their will to visit it. Once there, many perilous and hilarious adventures await. THE GHOST BREAKERS is widely heralded as the best of Hope and Goddard's combined efforts.
Bob Hope plays bumbling radio personality larry laurence in this lighthearted 1940 who-done it pic. Hope is hiding out from the police when a gun hes holding goes off and he beleives he's killed a mobster. Hope accidently ends up in Paulette Goddards luggage going to Cuba and a haunted estate shes recently inherited . When danger and death threatens the lovely lady Hope and his frightened valet (played by Willie Best) go along for the ride and try to unravel the mystery of the haunted mansion and whos trying to scare the rightful owner off........
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