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Lost Hearts (1973)

A young orphan, Stephen, is sent to go and live with his strange, much older cousin at his remote country house. Once there, Stephen experiences terrible dreams in which he sees a young girl and boy who are missing their hearts.

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M.R. James (story), Robin Chapman (dramatisation)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Simon Gipps-Kent Simon Gipps-Kent ... Stephen
Joseph O'Conor ... Mr. Abney
James Mellor James Mellor ... Parkes
Susan Richards ... Mrs. Bunch
Christopher Davis Christopher Davis ... Boy
Michelle Foster Michelle Foster ... Girl
Roger Milner Roger Milner ... Vicar
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A young orphan, Stephen, is sent to go and live with his strange, much older cousin at his remote country house. Once there, Stephen experiences terrible dreams in which he sees a young girl and boy who are missing their hearts.

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Short | Horror | Mystery

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Country:

UK

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Italian | English

Release Date:

25 December 1973 (UK) See more »

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Quotes

Mr. Abney: Crudely scored under great pressure, the wood being too old and hard to be so incised by the hand of a living child.
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Version of Lost Hearts (2012) See more »

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English Folk Song Suite
(uncredited)
Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Mystery solved !
6 January 2019 | by lizbarber-69260See all my reviews

I always remember watching a ghost story with my mam when I was 14 and being scared witless by it but could only remember it had 2 kids with white faces and a hurdy gurdy. As soon as I saw this at Christmas I realised it was the very same one ! Not really scary to me any more, but it brought back a happy memory from long ago.


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