The Signalman (1976)

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A lonely Signalman is being haunted by a ghost from nearby tunnel who always shows up just before an accident occurs.

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A lonely Signalman is being haunted by a ghost from nearby tunnel who always shows up just before an accident occurs.

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Worthy adaptation
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One of the best in the Ghost Stories for Christmas adaptations (that should be revived!). Its best to watch this more than once as some of its subtlety can otherwise be missed. I wouldnt say it was the most terrifying thing Ive ever seen but it has its moments (didnt i close that door?) and there is a great sense of unease and dread from the outset.


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