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1940 - 1949

Angel on My Shoulder (1946)

A murdered gangster, arrives in Hell, and makes a bargain with the Devil to get revenge on his killer in exchange for destroying the reputation of an incorruptible judge. ....more

Beauty and the Beast / La Belle et la bête (1946)

A merchant, lost in a storm, is sheltered in a mysterious castle. As punishment for picking a rose from the garden, he must send one of his daughters to the castle. She, Belle, is treated royally by invisible servants and by the castle owner, the gentle Beast. ...more

Between Two Worlds (1944)

Passengers on a fog-shrouded ocean liner realize that they are dead and on a journey to the beyond. ...more

Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

Three millionaires, killed in a plane crash, return as ghosts to help their two young friends, a man and a woman. ...more

Bishop's Wife, The (1947)

Struggling to raise funds for a new cathedral, Bishop Henry Brougham has neglected his loving wife. Divine intervention occurs in the form of a handsome angel sent from above. ...more

Blithe Spirit (1945)

Charles Condomine needs to research spiritualism for his next mystery novel, so he invites an eccentric medium, Madame Arcati to conduct a seance in his home. ...more

Blue Bird, The (1940)

A spoiled young girl and her little brother are sent by a fairy to find the bluebird of happiness. ...more

Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Lucifer (Jr.) comes to take Little Joe, a compulsive gambler who was shot in a casino. Thanks to his wife's sincere prayers, he is granted another six months of life to prove hiimself worthy of Heaven. ...more

Canterville Ghost, The (1944)

The ghost of Simon de Canterville is stuck on Earth, until he can find a descendant who isn't a coward. ...more

Cockeyed Miracle, The (1946)

Sam Griggs dies, leaving his family peniless. But his ghost is determined to change that situation. ...more

Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, A (1949)

This musical tale of lovers from far-separated centuries was based on the Mark Twain tale of a Yankee blacksmith who’s hit on the head and awakes in Camelot. ...more

Curse of the Cat People, The (1944)

Little Amy withdraws into a fantasy life, with her best friend, the ghost of her father's late wife. ...more

Don't Take it to Heart (1944)

When a WWII bomb falls on an English castle, it releases a 400 year old ghost. ...more

Down to Earth (1947)

The goddess Terpsichore comes down to Earth to help a Broadway musical producer to tell her story correctly. ...more

Earthbound (1940)

A murdered man's ghost helps his wife find the killer. ...more

Enchanted Cottage, The (1945)

A flier who returns from the war with severe facial disfigurements. At a forest cottage, he finds a girl hiding from the outside world because of her ugliness (at least by 1940’s movie standards). They find love and, in the cottage, appear beautiful to each other. ...more

Flesh and Fantasy (1943)

Three tales of the supernatural: A homely dressmaker wears a Mardi Gras mask to attract a man; a fortune teller gives a lawyer a disturbing palm reading; a circus tight wire walker has a dream that a beautful woman witnesses his fall. ...more

Ghost and Mrs. Muir, The (1947)

Mrs. Muir rents a seaside cottage, haunted by the ghost of its previous owner, a salty sea captain. His efforts to scare her away develop into a romantic relationship. ...more

Guy Named Joe, A (1943)

A heroic World War II bomber pilot is killed in combat and returns as a guardian angel for new flyers. ...more

Halfway House, The (1944)

A group of travelers at an idyllic country inn suspect that their hosts are ghosts. ...more

Happy Land (1943)

The ghost of his grandfather arrives to comfort Lew when his son his killed in the war. ...more

Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Henry Van Cleve presents himself to the entrance to Hell, and tells "His Excellency" that he accepts that he has not been a good person in life and is ready to go "below". ...more

Heaven Only Knows (1947)

An angel is sent down to the Old West on Earth, to correct a Heavenly mistake and help a wayward man find his way. ...more

Heavenly Music (1943)

A boogie woogie band leader/singer's entrance to heaven is judged by a committe of the most famous musicians from history. ...more

Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

A saxophone-playing prizefighter is killed in an airplane crash. Determined to be a champ, he convinces Mr. Jordan, the heavenly registrar to allow him to return to earth in another body. ...more

Horn Blows at Midnight, The (1945)

Third trumpeter Athanael is dispatched from Heaven with instructions to blow his horn at midnight and end the existence of the planet Earth. ...more

I Married a Witch (1942)

A Salem witch and her warlock father are burned at the stake, and return 270 years later to haunt the descendant of the man who had them condemned. The witch mistakenly drinks her own love potion and falls in love with the descendant, who is about to be married to another woman. ...more

It Happened Tomorrow (1943)

An old man gives a reporter a newspaper, which happens to report tomorrow's news. ....more

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

George Bailey is given a rare opportunity by his guardian angel - the chance to see what the world woud be like had he never been born. ...more

Les Visiteurs du soir (1942)

The Devil sends two envoys to spread misery but they, instead, find love. ...more

Luck of the Irish, The (1948)

An American writer finds not only the girl of his dreams in Ireland, he also finds a leprachaun. ...more

Matter of Life and Death, A / Stairway to Heaven (1946)

After a World War II pilot is shot down over the English Channel, a bumbling angel fails to collect his soul. In the interim, he falls in love with an American WAC and he pleads for his life in a heavenly court, claiming the mitigating circumstances of love. ...more

Miranda (1948)

On a bachelor fishing vacation, Dr. Paul Martin is "caught" by a mermaid. She consents to release him if he'll take her to the big city. ...more

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948)

Arthur Peabody is not dealing well with the fact that he has just turned 50. But his life becomes more interesting when he makes a catch while on a Caribbean vacation - a beautiful mermaid. ...more

One Touch of Venus (1948)

A store clerk falls in love with Venus, a statue that has come to life in the store. ...more

Place of One's Own, A (1945)

Mr. Smedhurst hires a companion for his wife to live in their newly purchased mansion. But they begin to wonder if the rumors about the house being haunted are true. ...more

Portrait of Jennie (1948)

A struggling New York City artist encounters an odd little girl in snowy Central Park. She refers to events in the past as if they were the present. Something about her stimulates a drawing that is, unlike his earlier works, appreciated by an art dealer. ...more

Sentimental Journey (1946)

A little girl tries to care for a grieving play director, after his young, loving wife and Broadway star dies. ...more

Sylvie et le Fantôme / Sylvia and the Phantom (1946)

Sylvie hopes that the ghost of her grandmother's lover will appear at her castle home on her 16th birthday. ....more

That's the Spirit (1945)

The ghost of a vaudevillian returns to help his daughter have a happy life. ...more

Thunder Rock (1942)

David Charleston is a lighthouse keeper on a remote island. But he has lots of company - ghosts of shipwreck victims that he has created in his mind. ...more

Time of Their Lives, The (1946)

The ghosts of Horatio and Melody are doomed to remain on Earth until they can be proven innocent of Revolutionary War treason. ...more

Where Do We Go From Here?(1945)

Bill Morgan's only hope of being accepted for military service lies with a magical genie from a lamp. ...more

Wonder Man (1945)

The ghost of nightclub entertainer Buzzy Belew, murdered by gangsters, asks his bookworm twin brother to avenge his death. ...more

Yolanda and the Thief (1945)

A con man tries to trick a wealthy heiress out of her fortune by impersonating her guardian angel. ...more