1971-1980HorrorPeter SasdyTVUnited Kingdom

Peter Sasdy – The Stone Tape (1972)

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 witnesses a ghost, team director Peter Brock 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…

+Commentary with writer Nigel Kneale

1.68GB | 1h 29m | 682×572 | mkv



One Comment

  1. Thanks for this Admin!

    The Stone Tape is a great example of British folk-horror television, though many examples of this genre are as much mystery or SF as they are horror. There’s an early take on the idea of Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP) in here, and a distinct Ballardian vibe. Very much in the spirit of Quatermass, Penda’s Fen, or Children of the Stones – they can also be found here.

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