THE CANTERVILLE GHOST
Jules Dassin. US 1944.
During the 17th century, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His humiliated father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ghost until one of his descendants performs a brave deed. Simon hopes he may be saved when he meets Cuffy Williams, an American kinsman stationed with a troop of soldiers at the castle in 1943.