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Invisible Ghost


The town's leading citizen becomes a homocidal maniac after his wife deserts him.

Invisible Ghost (1941 in film) is a horror film starring Bela Lugosi, shot in black and white, and directed by Joseph H. Lewis (director).


Charles Kessler (Bela Lugosi) is plagued by homicidal urges. His wife (Betty Compson), who had left him for another man, gets into a car accident that leaves her brain damaged and is kept in the basement, in secret, by Kessler's gardener. When an innocent man is executed for a murder Kessler committed in the house, his twin brother visits and tries to unravel the mystery. He discovers that Kessler is the killer and doesn't know it. His brother subdues him and contacts the police, who arrest Kessler.


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  • Bela Lugosi -Dr. Charles Kessler
  • Polly Ann Young - Virginia Kessler
  • John McGuire (actor) - Ralph Dickson and Paul Dickson
  • Clarence Muse - Evans the Butler
  • Terry Walker (actress) - Cecile Mannix
  • Betty Compson - Mrs. Kessler
  • Ernie Adams (actor) - Jules Mason
  • George Pembroke - Police Lieutenant Williams
  • Ottola Nesmith - Mrs. Mason (as Ollola Nesmith)
  • Fred Kelsey - Detective Ryan
  • Jack Mulhall - Detective Tim

See also

  • Bela Lugosi filmography
  • List of ghost films
  • List of films in the public domain


Category:1941 films
Category:1940s horror films
Category:American films
Category:English-language films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:Films directed by Joseph H. Lewis
Category:1940s crime films
Category:Monogram Pictures films
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