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.
Literature → Fantastic fiction - Film and video adaptations
Short films → Short films - Ireland
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)