Tag: M.R. James

Why I love Night of the Demon (1957)

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REN ZELEN reveals why Night of the Demon, aka Curse of the Demon, directed by Jacques Tourner, has made such an impression on her.

Real-life M.R. James locations every fan must visit

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Here are the locations you can visit that inspired English horror writer M.R. James, thanks to EDDIE BRAZIL
Who was Dr Rant

The Tractate Middoth: Who was Doctor Rant?

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What inspired Dr Rant's burial in The Tractate Middoth? Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS comes up with some ideas!

A Morbid Curiosity: The Art of Montague Rhodes James

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Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS explores M.R. James' influence on modern horror culture
Who was Dr Rant

The Tractate Middoth: 10 amazing things you didn’t know

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths 10 interesting facts about M.R. James' The Tractate Middoth

30 things you never knew about A Ghost Story for Christmas

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths some facts on the production and locations of a much loved British TV institution.

Who ‘invented’ the Christmas Ghost Story?

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BARRY McCANN takes a look at the traditional English Christmas Ghost Story
Scene from The Lost Will of Dr Rant

The Lost Will of Dr Rant (NBC, 1951) marks early MR James TV adaptation

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BARRY McCANN discusses the early television production of an MR James ghost story, The Lost Will of Dr Rant (NBC, 1951)
Lost Hearts A ghost Story for Christmas

Lost Hearts 1973, Ghost Story for Christmas TV REVIEW

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Lost Hearts 1973 is the classic re-telling of the MR James Ghost Story for Christmas, says MJ STEEL COLLINS

Don’t disturb our ancient dead at Fornham Henge

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East Anglia's oldest burial ground is in danger from a road and housing development. We look at why these graves must be saved.
The work of Montague Rhodes James has been filmed many times, especially on television with A Ghost Story for Christmas, a BBC yuletide favourite

13 things you didn’t know about M.R. James

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Here's 13 lesser known facts about the master of the English ghost story M.R. James
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The Ghosts of M.R. James: A Guide to Curious Phantoms

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EDDIE BRAZIL explores whether M.R. James' ghost stories were based on real life paranormal events

BBC Ghost Stories REVIEW: The Stalls of Barchester/A Warning to the Curious

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ADAM SCOVELL reviews BBC Ghost Stories: Whistle and I'll Come to You released by the BFI

Whistle and I’ll Come To You 1968 and 2010 REVIEWS

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ADAM SCOVELL reviews BBC Ghost Stories: Whistle and I'll Come to You released this week by the BFI
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Happy Birthday M.R. James!

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REN ZELEN pays tribute to the greatest English ghost writer Montague Rhodes James today on his the 150th birthday

Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook: M.R. James begins to write the rules

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In the lead up to MR James' 150th birthday this year, ROBERT LLOYD PARRY explores the great writer's first full-length ghost story, Canon Alberic's Scrapbook

Night of the Demon 1957 REVIEW

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Night of the Demon 1957 is reviewed by ADAM SCOVELL

The Curious World of M.R. James, by Robert Lloyd Parry

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Guest writer ROBERT LLOYD PARRY tells us why M.R. James' ghost stories are the spookiest

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The Darkness 2020 REVIEW

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A cursed house, a harrowing journal and a restless spirit. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES investigates time-shifting ghost story The Darkness 2020.

Sacrifice 2020 REVIEW