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Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retrieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their ... See full summary »
When this film was scheduled to be shot, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were in the midst of one of their feuds, and were not speaking to each other. Consequently, the two have very few scenes where they appear together. They were also feuding when they began shooting Little Giant (1946), which is why they also have few scenes together in that picture.
I don't want those people coming around here saying,
Horatio Prim: Here lie the dirty traitors! Here lie the dirty traitors!
Horatio Prim: Here lie the dirty traitors.
In the prologue, set in 1780, Horatio Prim (Lou Costello) uses the term "teetotaler" to say he doesn't drink alcohol. The term (short for "total temperance") didn't exist until the late 19th century.