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The Stalls of Barchester (1971)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  24 December 1971 (UK)
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Classic tale of the Macabre shrouded in atmosphere...
20 February 2006 | by (Kranjska Gora, Slovenia) – See all my reviews

This short 'ghost story' film still delights and intrigues me even after several viewings over the years. Wonderful creation of atmosphere,from the dark interior of the archdeacons house to the misty cathedral grounds.I agree that some may find it a little 'plodding'but this is not a slasher/effects movie and I think the build up of the macabre moments and outcome are to be savored and maybe the 'ghost stories' series strong point. I also enjoyed the subtle moments of humor in this story. All in all a very enjoyable winters afternoon or evening viewing.

Roy


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