A Child's voice

Ireland, 1978

Film
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A tale of suspense. Three nights a week, Ainsley Rupert Macreadie writes and broadcasts chilling and intriguing tales of horror to rapt audiences. But his latest cruel narrative becomes a reality when the character of the boy involved refuses to obey the writer’s commands, and Macreadie discovers that he is the victim of the kind of terror which until now he has reserved for others. Starring T.P. McKenna as Ainsley Rupert Macreadie, June Tobin as the child. Written by David Thomson and narrated by Valentine Dyall. (Awards: First Prize Short Fiction Category - Chicago International Film Festival, 1978; Festival Choice - London Film Festival, 1978) Suitable for middle and upper secondary level.

Credits

production company

B.A.C. Films Ltd (Ireland)

producer

Roland Hill

Duration

00:31:00:00

Production places
Ireland
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014461

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Horror

Literature → Fantastic fiction - Film and video adaptations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Ireland

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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