Ghost and Mrs. Muir
was based on the book by R. A. Dick.
It was aired on NBC from 1968 to
1969 and picked up by ABC for another
year ending its run in the fall
of 1970. Before it was made into a comedy
for television, it was first
made into a movie starring Gene Tierney and
Gull Cottage is haunted by its
former owner Captain Daniel Gregg (played
by Edward Mulhare). He had
built the house for his later life and it should
be turned into a home
for retired seaman after he was gone. But through
an unexpected storm,
he accidentally kicked on the blasted gas heater with
his blasted foot.
That's why he left a little bit earlier than planned. Though,
Captain wasn't going anywhere.
A century later his great-nephew
Claymore Gregg (played by Charles Nelson
Reilly) rented out the house
to Carolyn Muir (played by Hope Lange ), a widow
and writer lady from
Philadelphia. She moves into the cottage with her two
Jonathan (played by Harlem Carraher) and Candace (played by Kellie
Flanagan) and her housekeeper Martha (played by Reta Shaw).
In the first
evening in her new home, Carolyn met Captain Gregg. According
terrible argument both had, she leaves the house again but she was
brought back by him. He let her stay on trial and the Captain would
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