Mystery and Imagination: Lost Hearts (1966)

UK, 5 March
Series 1, episode 6
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Mystery and Imagination (1966-1970)

A British horror television episode directed by Robert Tronson.

Plot Summary

When the orphaned Stephen moves to with his wealthy Uncle Abney, he finds himself haunted by a pair of ghostly . It seems that the , a gypsy boy and an orphaned girl, had been staying at Abney's house when they met their untimely ends. Is Abney responsible, and if so what could it have to do with his obsession with immortality?


Director: Robert Tronson
ABC Television
Producer: Jonathan Alwyn
Written by: Giles Cooper
Based on the Story by: M.R. James
Script Editor: Terence Feely
Designer: David Marshall

David Buck (Richard Beckett)
Richard Pearson (Mr Abney)
Megs Jenkins (Mrs Bunch)
David Dodimead (rector)
Freddie Jones (Parkes)
Francis Thomson (Stephen Elliott)
Doy Young (girl)
Darryl Read (boy)