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A Distant Scream 

Lying on his deathbed, an elderly man who has spent most of his life in prison for the murder of the woman he loved is granted a supernatural chance to go back to that fateful weekend and ... See full summary »

Director:

John Hough

Writer:

Martin Worth (screenplay)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
David Carradine ... Michael / Harris
Stephanie Beacham ... Rosemary Richardson
Stephen Greif ... Clifford Richardson
Stephan Chase ... Gary
Fanny Carby Fanny Carby ... Mrs. Kimble
Lesley Dunlop ... Sarah Kimble
Bernard Horsfall ... Doctor
Ewan Stewart ... Robin Kimble (as Ewan Stuart)
Edward Peel ... Prison Officer
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Lying on his deathbed, an elderly man who has spent most of his life in prison for the murder of the woman he loved is granted a supernatural chance to go back to that fateful weekend and attempt to discover what really happened... Written by Neal Vincent

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1984 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Coverack, Cornwall, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Rather dull
20 October 2003 | by analoguebubblebathSee all my reviews

First viewing: November 1984 / Second viewing: October 2003

Easily the weakest in the `Hammer House Of Mystery And Suspense' series, `A Distant Scream' is a rather incomprehensible and dull ghost story. David Carradine and Stephanie Beacham bring style and substance to their respective roles but the weak and predictable script does them no favours. Some bonuses - the rugged and beautiful coastline - not unlike the superior `Paint Me A Murder' and the sight of Stephanie in a variety of flattering screen shots. However `Kill Bill' this most certainly is not. 4/10


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