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Show Notes for Episodes 2 and 2.5: If You Aren’t Afraid in the Woods, You Haven’t Gone Deep Enough


Folk Horror: This is a website dedicated to the Folk Horror subgenre.

Click on the links for more information on Folklore, Cosmic Horror, the Hammer Films, and Electricity.

Movies Mentioned in the Podcast

The Witch: A New England Folk Tale” (2015) directed by Robert Eggers.

A History of Horror” (2010) starring Mark Gatiss.  Extra Credit: The sequel Mark Gatiss documentary “Horror Europa” (2012).

Witchfinder General” (1968), directed by Michael Reeves, and starring Vincent Price.

The Devil Rides Out” (1968), directed by Terence Fisher and starring Christopher Lee.

Mark of the Devil” (1970) directed by Michael Armstrong and starring Herbert Lom and Udo Kier.

The Bloody Judge” (1970) directed by Jess Franco and starring Christopher Lee.

The Wicker Man” (1973) directed by Robin Hardy, written by Anthony Shaffer, and starring Edward Woodward, Britt Ekland, and Christopher Lee.

The Hallow” (2015) directed by Corin Hardy.

Eyes of Fire” (1983) directed by Avery Crounse.

Books and Authors

H. P. Lovecraft, and the quote from the book Supernatural Horror in Literature is here.

Algernon Blackwood‘s short story, The Wendigo (1910) can be read here.  It is in the collection The Lost Valley and Other Stories.  Another story by Algernon Blackwood is The Willows (1907), the text of which can be read here.  It can be found in the collection The Listener and Other Stories.

Episode 2.5

Movies talked about on the podcast

Blood on Satan’s Claw” (1971) directed by Piers Haggard.  For a 2003 interview with Piers Haggard, click here.  More information on the church ruins in Oxfordshire used in the film can be found here.

Wake Wood” (2009) directed by David Keating.  “Wake Wood” is the first theatrical film from Hammer Film Productions in 30 years.

Kill List” (2011) directed by Ben Wheatley.  Extra Credit is Ben Wheatley’s film “A Field in England” (2014).

Movies referenced on the podcast

Point Blank” (1967) directed by John Boorman.

The Wicker Man” (1973) directed by Robin Hardy.


S. A. Bradley’s (Incomplete and Ready-for-Debate) Additional List of Folk Horror Films and Television

The Blair Witch Project” (1999)

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale” (2010)

Viy” (1967)

The Devils” (1971)

Picnic at Hanging Rock” (1975)

Kwaidan” (1964)

The Company of Wolves” (1984)

Pan’s Labyrinth” (2006)

Cry of the Banshee” (1970)

Lair of the White Worm” (1988)

Rites of Spring” (2011)

Black Death” (2011)

Television Shows

Note: both of these are British and from the 1970’s, and were made as CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING.  It’s hard to fathom either of these being broadcast on PBS in the United States.  I think it’s safe to say that Britain has a more comfortable relationship with their ancient past.

Children of the Stones” (1977)

The Owl Service” (1969-1970)

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