A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

An American comedy fantasy film directed by Alfred Werker and starring Laurel and Hardy. Production began in March 1942 and the film was released on 7 August 1942.

Plot Summary

Stan and Ollie are run out of town by angry cops for freeloading and wind up escorting a suspicious coffin on a train journey. The box actually contains wanted criminal Darby Mason who's trying to get out of town without the cops finding him so that he claim an inheritance. But the coffin gets switched with one being used by stage conjuror Dante the Magician…


Directed by: Alfred Werker
Copyright MCMXLII [1942] by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Twentieth Century-Fox presents
Executive Producer: Sol M. Wurtzel
Screen Play by: Lou Breslow
Original Story by: Lou Breslow and Stanley Rauh
Director of Photography: Glen MacWilliams
Film Editor: Alfred Day
Musical Direction: Emil Newman
Sound: Arthur Von Kirbach, Harry M. Leonard
RCA Sound System
Costumes: Herschel
Art Direction: Richard Day, Lewis Creber
Set Decorations: Thomas Little

Stan Laurel
Oliver Hardy
Dante the Magician (himself)
Sheila Ryan (Margo)
John Shelton (Tommy White)
Don Costello (Doc Lake)
Elisha Cook Jr (Frank Lucas)
Edward Gargan (Foster)
Addison Richards (Malcolm Kilgore)
George Lynn (Darby Mason)
James Bush (Joe Morgan)
Lou Lubin (Dixie Beeler)
Robert Emmett Keane (Phillips)
Richard Lane (Parker)
Willie Best (waiter)

Alternative Titles

Sim sala bin – Italian title



  • Monthly Film Bulletin January 1943 – credits, synopsis, review
  • TV Times 20 December 1986-2 January 1987 p.18 – review


  • Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.13 – credits
  • Laurel & Hardy text by John McCabe, compiled by Al Kilgore pp. – illustrated credits, note
  • The Laurel & Hardy Encyclopedia by Glenn Mitchell pp.10-11 – synopsis, review
  • The Pocket Essential: Laurel & Hardy by Brian J. Robb pp.141-142 – credits, synopsis, review
  • by Walt Lee p.1 – credits
  • Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film and Television Credits II by Donald C. Willis p.735 – credits
  • Psychotronic Video Guide by Michael Weldon p.9 – credits, review