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The Spirit Is Willing

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Director  William Castle
Music director  Vic Mizzy
Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Horror
Production  Paramount Pictures
Country  United States
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Release date  July 1967 (1967-07)
Writer  Nathaniel Benchley (novel), Ben Starr
Cast  Sid Caesar (Ben Powell), Vera Miles (Kate Powell), Barry Gordon (Steve Powell), John McGiver (Uncle George), Cass Daley (Felicity Twitchell), Ricky Cordell (Miles Thorpe)
Similar movies  Related William Castle movies
Tagline  A couple and their teenage son rent a haunted New England seaside house, and their summer vacation turns into a ghost-hunt.

The spirit is willing 1967

The Spirit Is Willing is a 1967 American horror/comedy film directed by William Castle and written by Ben Starr. The film stars Sid Caesar, Vera Miles, Barry Gordon, John McGiver, Cass Daley, Ricky Cordell and Mary Wickes. The film was released in July 1967, by Paramount Pictures.


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Plot summary

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Ben (Sid Caesar) and Kate Powell (Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea where their son Steve (Barry Gordon) cops the blame for mayhem caused by the pranks of three mischievous ghosts.


  • Sid Caesar as Ben Powell
  • Vera Miles as Kate Powell
  • Barry Gordon as Steve Powell
  • John McGiver as Uncle George
  • Cass Daley as Felicity Twitchell
  • Ricky Cordell as Miles Thorpe
  • Mary Wickes as Gloria Tritt
  • Jesse White as Fess Dorple
  • Robert Donner as Ebenezer Twitchell
  • Mickey Deems as Rabbit Warren
  • Nestor Paiva as Felicity's Father
  • Doodles Weaver as Booper Mellish
  • Jay C. Flippen as Mother
  • Jill Townsend as Jenny Pruitt / Priscilla Weems / Carol Weems
  • John Astin as Dr. Frieden
  • References

    The Spirit Is Willing Wikipedia
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