The Listeners (1979)

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    Terry Beckman

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    United Kingdom

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Animated version of Walter de la Mare's eerie poem read by Terry Beckman, in the style of Disney animator Art Babbit. Shadows fall about an empty house, described in the poem as, late one night, the unknown figure comes to the door and asks to be let in.

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