Hillbillys in a Haunted House is a 1967 musical horror comedy film directed by Jean Yarbrough and starring Ferlin Husky, Joi Lansing, Don Bowman, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., Linda Ho, and Basil Rathbone.
While en route to Nashville, a trio of country musicians are forced to take refuge in a haunted house occupied by agents of a nefarious foreign spy agency.
This movie contains examples of:
- Alliterative Name: Woody Wetherby.
- Alternate DVD Commentary: The film received the RiffTrax treatment in 2016.
- Brainless Beauty: Boots is as pretty as she is dim, and she's very pretty.
- The Cameo: Country singers Merle Haggard, Molly Bee, and Sonny James briefly appear as themselves.
- Dragon Lady: Madame Wong.
- Fun with Acronyms: Master Organization To Halt Enemy Resistance.
- Haunted House: The setting.
- Red China: This seems to be the allegiance of the villains.
- "Scooby-Doo" Hoax: The spies use gadgets to simulate ghosts.
- "Setting Off" Song: "We're On Our Way to Nashville".
- Southern Belle: How Boots imagines herself during the "Gowns" song.
- Southern Gothic: The decrepit mansion and its ghostly Confederate inhabitants.
- Sweater Girl: Boots has this look, though she doesn't actually wear a sweater.
- Unusually Uninteresting Sight: The trio is not remotely fazed when caught in the middle of a shootout, or held at gunpoint by a Chinese spy.