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The Woman in Black (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Mystery  -  24 December 1989 (UK)
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When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go ... See full summary »

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Josiah Freston
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Sweetman
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Arnold Pepperell
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
Reverend Greet
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Bessie
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Rolfe
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Jackie (as Andrew Nyman)
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When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or even acknowledge the menacing woman in black he keeps seeing. Ignoring the towns-people's cryptic warnings, he goes to the house where he discovers its horrible history and becomes ensnared in its even more horrible legacy. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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A spine-chilling ghost story

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Actress Fiona Walker (Mrs. Toovey) is the wife of director Herbert Wise. See more »

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When Mr. Kidd is in the nursery for the first time, just before the toy soldier is supposed to magically appear in his hand, you can see the actor reach into his pocket and retrieve said object then conceal it in his palm. See more »

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References The Gold Rush (1925) See more »

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8 December 2004 | by (Gloucestershire, England) – See all my reviews

This film has been scaring me since the first day I saw it.

My Mum had watched it when it was on the telly back in '92. I remember being woken up in the middle of the night by her tearful ramblings as my Dad helped her up the stairs.

She was saying something like "Don't let her get me" or something like that. I asked what had made her so upset and she told me that she'd been watching The Woman in Black.

So obviously i had to watch it and even though i was only eleven she let me. It scared the s*** out of me. I've been immune to horror films since watching this!


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