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Classic Ghost Stories For Christmas - Expanded 6 Disc Collection (DVD)

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GHOST STORIES FOR CHRISTMAS EXPANDED SIX - DISC COLLECTION Broadcast in the dying hours of Christmas Eve, the BBC's A Ghost Story for Christmas series was a fixture of the seasonal schedules throughout the 1970s and spawned a long tradition of chilling tales which terrified yuletide viewers for decades to come. This expansive box set collects over 13 hours' worth of content, including all 12 episodes of the classic A Ghost Story for Christmas series, the entire Classic Ghost Stories series (presented by Robert Powell), the M R James episodes of Spine Chillers (presented by Michael Bryant), and three of the Ghost Stories for Christmas with Christopher Lee instalments from 2000. Also included is a 48-page booklet with essays and full credits DISC ONE Whistle and I'll Come to You (1968, 42 mins); Whistle and I'll Come to You (2010, 52 mins) Jonathan Miller and Christopher Frayling discuss the 1968 version (2012, 3 mins) Introduction to the 1968 version by horror writer Ramsey Campbell (2001, 16 mins) MR James original story read by Neil Brand (2001, 42 mins) Ramsey Campbell reads his own M R James inspired story The Guide (2001, 27 mins) DISC TWO The Stalls of Barchester (1971, 45 mins); A Warning to the Curious (1972, 50 mins) Filmed introductions by director Lawrence Gordon Clark (2012, 10 + 12 mins) Ghost Stories for Christmas with Christopher Lee The Stalls of Barchester by M R James and A Warning to the Curious by MR James (2000, Eleanor Yule, 2 x 30 mins) DISC THREE Lost Hearts (1973, 35 mins); The Treasure of Abbot Thomas (1974, 37 mins); The Ash Tree (1975, 32 mins) Filmed introduction by Lawrence Gordon Clark (2012, 11 mins + 11 mins + 8 mins) DISC FOUR The Signalman (1976, 39 mins); Stigma (1977, 32 mins); The Ice House (1978, 34 mins) Filmed introductions by Lawrence Gordon Clark (2012, 11 mins + 9 mins) DISC FIVE A View from a Hill (2005, 39 mins); Number 13 (2006, 40 mins) Ghost Stories for Christmas with Christopher Lee - Number 13 by MR James (2000, Eleanor Yule, 30 mins) DISC SIX Classic Ghost Stories The Mezzotint , The Ash-Tree , Wailing Well , The Rose Garden and Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad (1986, 5 x 14 mins) Spine Chillers 'the Mezzotint' , 'A School Story' and 'the Diary of Mr Poynter' (1980, 3 x 11 mins) UK | 1968-2010 | colour (one black & white programme)| English language, with optional hard-of-hearing subtitles | 830 minutes total | 6 x DVD9 | Original aspect ratios 1.33:1 and 1.78:1 (16x9 anamorphic) | Dolby Digital audio (320 kbps)

Running Time: 796 minutes
Region: Region 2
Subtitles: English
Release Date: 28 Oct. 2013

Product Details

FormatDVD
Release Date28/10/2013
Number of Discs6
ActorsMichael Hordern|John Hurt|Peter Vaughan|Robert Hardy|Christopher Lee
RRP59.99
DirectorsJonathan Miller|Lawrence Gordon Clark
Barcode5035673009659
Run Time796 minutes