The Monkey’s Paw (1939b)

UK, 17 April
broadcast live, black and white, 4:3
mono, English

A British horror television play. It was a restaging of a play broadcast three days earlier. No copies are known to exist.

Plot Summary

A couple wish their recently deceased son back to life using a magic monkey's paw with tragic results.


Producer: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Script: Louis N. Parker
Short Story: W.W. Jacobs

Eliot Makeham (Mr White)
Nigel Stock (Herbert White)
Olive Walter (Mr White)
Gordon James (Sergeant Major Morris)
Campbell Logan (Mr Sampson)

See also
The Monkey's Paw (1939a)