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The Reaper's Image (2013)

Based on the short story 'The Reaper's Image' from bestselling author Stephen King comes a bone chilling tale about a museum curator, Johnson Spangler (Matt Mooningham), who seeks a prized ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Kenny Bates Kenny Bates ... John DeIver
Sammy Bates Sammy Bates ... Gardener
Melanie Boyd Melanie Boyd ... The Duchess
Sonny Burnette ... Samuel Claggert
Jeremy Dawson Jeremy Dawson ... Delivery Boy 1
Jeremy Fish Jeremy Fish ... Duke
Steve Guynn Steve Guynn ... The Reaper
Dave Haney Dave Haney ... Mr. Carlin
Rae Hunt ... Nancy Spangler (as Shannon Hunt)
Alysha Kennedy Alysha Kennedy ... Sandra Bates
Matt Mooningham Matt Mooningham ... Johnson Spangler
Adam Pierce Adam Pierce ... Delivery Boy 2
Tyler Pietryga Tyler Pietryga ... Tyler's Friend
Layton Sharp Layton Sharp ... Tyler Bates
Janel Wilkerson Janel Wilkerson ... Servant 1
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Based on the short story 'The Reaper's Image' from bestselling author Stephen King comes a bone chilling tale about a museum curator, Johnson Spangler (Matt Mooningham), who seeks a prized antique mirror that is rumored to be cursed. Denying all the rumors and the mirror's dark past, Johnson must purchase the mirror from sleazy antique shop owner Samuel Claggert (Sonny Burnette). Upon purchase, Johnson must remove it from the shop's attic with guide Mr. Carlin (David Haney) who is scared to death of the glass. The two journey to find the prized possession, but it isn't the only thing they find. They say only chosen people can see The Reaper's Image in the glass... Will you see it? Written by Anonymous

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16 March 2013 (USA) See more »

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Another one great adaptation of a Dollar Baby!!!
4 August 2013 | by mayogaldosSee all my reviews

Just a year ago that Mark Pavia bought the rights of the The Reaper's Image, the short story wrote by Stephen King and which will be released soon into a film with another ones three short stories by the bestselling author, 'Mile 81', 'N' and 'The Monkey'. From now the short story will be unavailable to shot like a Dollar Baby film. But before this happened the excellent short story included in the Skeleton Crew anthology had been filmed. So if you have the ocassion to watch this adaptation in a Dollar Baby Festival before the premiere of the Mark Pavia's film, do it.

I wanna focus specially on the wardrobe at the opening scene. I love it! It's really awesome! It's like travel back in time -to the 1700's time. But this is not the only one. The actors plays a good roles and with a atmosphere is full of suspense from start to finish. I think all the crew did a great job.

There are dialogues that no appear in the original short story. I love that because it's like you read the story for the very first time The reaper's image comes out with the flying colours because shows that with a low budget (just $ 300) you can also get great results. The unquestionable quality of this Dollar Baby guarantees a half-hour of fun to you.

In my opinion this is a good one adaptation. The reaper's image by Sammy Bates pays tribute with honor to the short story by Mr. King. High-soundings words to your ears.


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