Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Jonathan Miller and an M. R. James ghost story.

Michael Hordern in
"Whistle and I'll Come
to You," BBC
Omnibus, 1968.
BFI Screenonline discusses Jonathan Miller's 1968 BBC version of the M. R. James ghost story "Oh Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad" (1904). Michael Hordern stars in this creepy tale of a whistle found in a cemetery that brings unexpected results; you can watch the program here. The Guardian examines the 2010 remake with John Hurt here.

1 comment:

K. A. Laity said...

I love this movie! Miller's films are always so interesting. I love his Alice in Wonderland, too. Such a brilliant mind. I was so grateful to have a chance to meet him once.