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The Pledge 1981 15

22 mins United Kingdom Director. Digby Rumsey

This was one of a series of short films shot by Digby Rumsey based on stories by noted Irish 'Weird Fiction' writer Lord Dunsany. At the heart of this evocative tale is a gloriously well-realised corpse, creakily dangling from the gallows. As the highwayman's sinful life is slowly revealed, the jarring contrast between the stillness of death and the bawdy rigour of life is vividly reflected.

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Directed by

Digby Rumsey

Featuring

Ronald Forfar

Roger Watkins

Peter Rutherford

Genres

Drama

Collection

Haunted

Certificate

15 Contains strong gore

Released

1981

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Fantasy Films

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