The Stone Tape

Directed by
Peter Sasdy
Michael Bryant, Jane Asher, Iain Cuthbertson
90 mins
 | 1972
 | United Kingdom
 | English

Written by Nigel Kneale, the visionary screen writer behind the Quatermass films, The Stone Tape is presented with the kind permission of the BBC and the estate of Nigel Kneale. A research team from an electronics company move into an old Victorian house to start work on finding a new recording medium. When team member Jill Greeley (Jane Asher, Masque of The Red Death) witnesses a ghost, team director Peter Brock (Michael Bryant) decides not only to analyse the apparition, which he believes is a psychic impression trapped in a stone wall (dubbed a "stone tape"), but to exorcise it too - with terrifying results...

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