Whistle and I'll Come To You, "Ghost Whistle"
replica movie prop
The BBC commissioned two adaptions of M.R James's "Whistle And I'll Come To You My Lad"
The proviso is a fussy academic happens upon a strange bone whistle whilst exploring a Knights Templar Cemetery on the East Anglian Coastline.
When blown the whistle unleashes a sinister supernatural force which terrorising the owner.
John Miller adapted the 1968 version starring Michael Hordern
This is a relatively faithful replica of the whistle from this production, made by an ex-BBC Prop Man.
It is made of metal made to look like aged bone. On the surface is crudely scratched:
"Quis est iste qui venit" ("Who is this who is coming?")
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