Because of cultural and religious differences, Halloween is the time for scary tales in America
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 - 5:50 AM
SPOOKY STUFF: A scene from 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, a strong supporter of the Christmas ghost story.
PHOTO: : AMERICAN DRAMA GROUP
Belfast, Northern Ireland
A FEW years ago, the Downton Abbey Christmas special featured a ouija board that communicated a message from a dead character. American reviewers were extremely puzzled by this incursion of the supernatural while British reviewers found it unexceptional. Indeed,...