The bank cashier and his band of counterfeiters have a strong reason for making people believe this house is haunted.
In this 1921 short, Buster Keaton
plays a bank teller who is accused of passing counterfeit cash
and attempted bank robbery
. While fleeing the law, he stumbles across the real culprits' hideout, a phony haunted house
. Hilarity Ensues
This movie is available in its entirety at Google video.
"The Haunted House" provides examples of: