The Monkey’s Paw (1954)

UK, 11 May
black and white, 4:3
mono, English

A British horror television play directed by an uncredited Harold Clayton. It was part of a double bill of plays produced by Clayton broadcast back to back, the other being A Private Room.

Plot Summary

A grieving family get more than they bargained for when they wish their recently deceased son back to life.

Credits

Crew
BBC
Produced by: Harold Clayton
Dramatised by: Louis N. Parker
Short Story: W W Jacobs

Cast
Henry Oscar (Mr White)
Terence Alexander (Sergeant-Major Morris)
Beatrice Varley (Mrs White)
Donald Eccles (Mr Sampson)

References

Periodicals

  • Radio Times vol.123 no.1591 (7 May 1954) p.26 – credits