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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Spooky
26 February 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this a long time ago when it was re-run on television. I can't say much except that it scared the wits out of me. Denholm Elliot was a revelation. Always one of the great British character actors, he has a melancholy stillness that hangs about him like the fog that fills this film. Spooky.


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