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.
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A spine-chilling ghost story
Did You Know?
At 29.45, whilst Arthur Kidd is on the land outside Eel Marsh House. You can briefly see the actress who plays the Woman in Black herself (Pauline Moran) step up from a concealed area behind him, to give the appearance that she has suddenly materialised there. See more
Can you guess how much I've gathered up out there? Nine farms. Big and small. 12,600 acres. Half a dozen faithful tenants. God knows how many labourers. And I'm not gonna stop now.
I've heard it said you'll own half the county.
I might at that. Why do I do it?
I don't know. Why do you?
I don't know. No reason, except to go on and on. Doing it becomes its own reason, you see. And in the end... There's no point at all. It's like all hobbies. Essentially pointless. Will you agree, Margaret? My ...