Lost Hearts (1973)

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Complete credited cast:
Simon Gipps-Kent ...
Stephen
Joseph O'Conor ...
Mr. Abney (as Joseph O'Connor)
James Mellor ...
Parkes
Susan Richards ...
Mrs. Bunch
Christopher Davis ...
Boy
Michelle Foster ...
Girl
Roger Milner ...
Vicar
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Ghost Story for Christmas: Lost Hearts  »

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Mr. Abney: Good. Excellent. Out to grass. Quite the thing.
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English Folk Song Suite
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Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Best episode in one of the all time great series.
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This stunning horror film by famous short story writer M.R.James is only 40 minutes long but is probably the best horror film I've ever seen. It terrified me as a kid and stood up well when repeated recently, although it came across as a more playful piece this time around. Fast film stock gives a horribly verite atmosphere to the proceedings and nothing can beat the grotesque sight of the kids with long fingernails marching remorselessly towards the camera to the eerie sound of a Hurdy Gurdy. Respect due to a work of genius.


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