Obsessed with Kindertrauma – thank you for cataloging so many memories. Once upon a time I was starting to think I actually imagined that poltergeist episode of THE WALTONS!
Anyway, thought you might enjoy this one if you haven’t posted about it already:
“Where the Woodbine Twineth” by Davis Grubb is one of my favorite stories of all time (originally titled “You Never Believe Me”). The HITCHCOCK episode haunted me for years since childhood and I could never locate a copy, until I eventually found a bootleg… but now it can be easily watched in full here.
Classic creepy doll story, complete with imaginary friends living like Mr. Peppercorn who live under the davenport.
P.S.: I originally posted about this on my blog a while back, along with the text to the short story HERE.
UNK SEZ:: Kris, I have to thank you so much for bringing this episode of THE ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR to my attention, I watched it last night and was floored by it. It’s really very creepy and the ending is a real haunting jaw-dropper. Thanks too for mentioning the DAVIS GRUBB short story “You Never Believe Me” on which it is based. It makes perfect sense to me that this tale came from the same mind who brought us the excellent THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER. I recommend that every one who has the time take a gander at “Where The Woodbine Twineth” on HULU below, as for me I got some reading to catch up on!