Music Scene: Music for Film – And a Ghost Story (1976)

UK, 21 June 1976
16mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Music Scene (1975-1976) – Series 1, episode 14

A British horror television episode directed by Tony Scull. The segment about scoring scary film and television, which was an adaptation of a story by M.R. James, was included on the DVD release of ITV Playhouse: Casting the Runes (1979) under the title Mr. Humphreys and His Inheritance.


Directed by: Tony Scull
© Trident Television Ltd 1978
Yorkshire Television
Produced by: Tony Scull
From a Story by: M.R. James
Camera: Dick Dodd
Film Editor: Tim Ritson
Music: Philip Wilby
Sound: Don Atkinson
Special Effects: David Speed

Geoffrey Russell (Mr. Humphreys)
Peter Wheeler (Cooper)
Peter Clough (narrator)

Alternative Titles

Mr Humphreys and His Inheritance