Buena Vista Distribution released Blackbeard's Ghost on February 8, 1968. Robert Stevenson directed the film starring Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, and Suzanne Pleshette.
The Criterion Collection released It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World to Blu-ray on October 10, 2017.
The film begins as just-released convict “Smiler” Grogan speeds along a windy mountain road at a high rate of speed.
Blackbeard's Ghost begins when Steve Walker moves to Goldolphin, Maryland, a seacoast town, as Godolphin College’s new track coach.