The Ghosts of Felbrigg Hall

Originally posted on The Haunted Palace:

The Approach to Felbrigg Hall

The Approach to Felbrigg Hall

Felbrigg Hall is situated amidst vast parklands in North Norfolk and is one of the finest houses in East Anglia.  Originally the home of the Felbrigg family, the land and house was acquired in the fifteenth century by the Wyndham’s.  Its Jacobean facade hides elegant Georgian interiors that speak of the Wyndham/Windham’s tastes and fancies over the centuries.

Although the last Wyndham died over 200 years ago and the home has been in the hands of the National Trust since the 1960’s, not all of its past residents seem eager to quit their former home.

Detail from Felbrigg Churchyard

Detail from Felbrigg Churchyard

One such tale tells of an elderly woman, once a parlour made in the Hall, recounting how she and other maids would find that their candles were mysteriously extinguished when ever they passed by a particular door.  A female voice would beckon them to enter the…

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SCHALKEN THE PAINTER

Originally posted on The Old Marlovian:

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 The artist turned sharply round, and now for the first time became aware that his labours had been overlooked by a stranger.

Within about a yard and a half, and rather behind him, there stood what was, or appeared to be, the figure of an elderly man: he wore a short cloak, and broad-brimmed hat with a conical crown, and in his hand, which was protected by a heavy, gauntlet-shaped glove, he carried a long ebony walking-stick, surmounted with what appeared, as it glittered dimly in the twilight, to be a massive head of gold, and upon his breast, through the folds of the cloak, there shone what appeared to be the links of a rich chain of the same metal.

There was an air of gravity and importance about the garb of this person, and something indescribably odd, I might say awful, in the perfect, stone-like movelessness of the…

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Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nmsw7

Actor and writer Mark Gatiss embarks on a chilling voyage through European horror cinema. From the silent nightmares of German Expressionism in the wake of World War I to lesbian vampires in 1970s Belgium, from the black-gloved killers of Italy’s bloody Giallo thrillers to the ghosts of the Spanish Civil War, Mark reveals how Europe’s turbulent 20th century forged its ground-breaking horror tradition. On a journey that spans the continent from Ostend to Slovakia, Mark explores classic filming locations and talks to the genre’s leading talents, including directors Dario Argento and Guillermo del Toro.

‘Trick’r Treat’ 2 On its way?|MoviePilot

Originally posted on Loud Alien Noize:

There has been alot of buzz going around about the film 2007 film ‘trick’r treat’ getting a 2nd film which if your like me you know this is great news. ‘Trick’r Treat’ was one of those movies that you couldn’t help but love (I couldn’t at least). With this news its caused quit an eruption in my circle of friends who absolutely love this film and other small scale fan base films like this. Now no official date has been put forth for this film but the creators of the first film have said a bit about it here is the interview with Entertainment Weekly.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: How did the idea for the sequel come about? What made you want to do this?

MICHAEL DOUGHERTY: It’s funny because when I first dreamt up the idea of making the first film, I…

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