Classic TVNew ReleasesGhost Stories: Classic BBC Adaptations – Volume 2

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95 mins.

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As a Christmas treat in the late 1960s and 70s, the BBC produced adaptations of ghost stories based on the works of MR James, the Cambridge academic and author, of some of the most spine-tingling tales in the English language. This collection, Volume 2, includes the DVD premiere release of 1971’s The Stalls of Barchester starring Robert Hardy, and 1972’s A Warning to the Curious (previously released on DVD by the BFI), starring Peter Vaughan. English Subtitles.

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As a Christmas treat in the late 1960s and 70s, the BBC produced adaptations of ghost stories based on the works of MR James, the Cambridge academic and author of some of the most spine-tingling tales in the English language, which were broadcast to terrified viewers in the dead of winter. This was a tradition that was briefly revived by the BBC between 2007 and 2010.

These adaptations, which have a subtlety and style all of their own, have been a major influence on many contemporary British horror filmmakers and have come to be some of the most sought after British TV titles by their legions of eager fans.

This collection of Ghost Stories from the BB, Volume 2, includes the DVD premiere release of 1971’s The Stalls of Barchester starring Robert Hardy, and 1972’s A Warning to the Curious starring Peter Vaughan.  English Subtitles.

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