M.R. James

M.R. James

Total Credits at Criticker: 11 (Writer)

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    Night of the Demon
    Dr. John Holden ventures to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the intention to expose devil cult leader... (imdb)
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    Number 13
    Number 13 (2006) - TV Movie
    In order to authenticate some historical papers in a cathedral town, Oxbridge academic Anderson stays at a local hotel in room 12, initially disregarding the lack of a number 13 as provincial superstition. During the night, noise conspires to keep him awake and the historian is astonished to come face to face with door number 13. Continuing his work, a history of a reformation era witchcraft scandal emerges. (imdb)
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    Whistle and I\
    After placing his ailing wife Alice in a care home elderly academic James Parkin goes to stay at a wintry out-of-season hotel which they used to visit together. Walking on a deserted beach he finds a ring with a Latin inscription,which translates as Who Is This Who Is Coming. He takes the ring back to the hotel but at night he hears loud banging on his door,even though he is the sole guest,as well as seeing a white-clad apparition on the beach.
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    A Warning to the Curious
    An amateur archaeologist travels to a remote seaside town in Norfolk to search for the lost crown of Anglia, but after unearthing it is haunted by a mysterious black figure. (Wikipedia)
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    The Stalls of Barchester
    Whilst cataloguing the library of Barchester Cathedral in 1932, a scholar, Dr Black is shown a box containing a 50 year old diary detailing the events leading up to the mysterious death of Dr Haynes, a former Archdeacon of the cathedral. From the diary, Dr Black is able to piece together how the murder of Haynes' agéd predecessor, a 17th century carving on the cathedral choir stalls and the appearance of a large black cat ultimately cursed the former archdeacon. (Wikipedia)
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    Lost Hearts
    Lost Hearts (1973) - TV Special
    The tale tells the story of Stephen, a young boy who is sent to stay with his uncle at a remote country mansion. His uncle is a reclusive alchemist obsessed with making himself immortal. Stephen is repeatedly troubled by visions of two gypsy children with their hearts missing, and he soon realises that their appearances are a warning to stay clear of his uncle. (Wikipedia)
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    The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
    The original tale tells the story of Rev. Justin Somerton, a scholar of medieval history, who tells a rector the tale of how, while searching an abbey library he had stumbled across clues leading him the hidden treasure of a disgraced abbot. (Wikipedia)
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    The Ash Tree
    The Ash Tree (1975) - TV Special
    An aristocrat inherits his family estate and is haunted by visions of his ancestor's role in a witchcraft trial. (Wikipedia)
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    Omnibus
    Omnibus (1967) - TV Series
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    Mr. Humphreys and His Inheritance
    Mr Humphreys, a modest clerk, unexpected inherits a country mansion from an obscure uncle. In its grounds lies a maze and when he explores it, the new owner disturbs something frightening at its center.
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    A View from a Hill
    In fact Dr Fanshawe is not on holiday. As an archaeologist, he has been engaged by the squire to catalogue a private collection of local artefacts. (imdb)
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