PG | | Comedy
Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater, wants to marry. For the marriage, he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up, among his eccentric ... See full summary »
All of the visual effects were created on-set and in-camera. Gene Wilder insisted on using the same techniques for visual effects that were used in the 1930s. This also helped to keep the budget down.
It's not what you think.
Francis Jr.: Well, it's partly what you think but, uh, oh it's so complicated.
When Aunt Kate slides down the banister of the grand stairs in the foyer, they creak as if wood, however the banisters are clearly marble. One may, however, assume this to be artistic licence for the benefit of humour.
$2,768,003 (USA) (27 July 1986)
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