Spring Heeled-Jack and Other Prowling Ghosts, part 1
Alison and Timothy present the first part of Strange Familiars deep dive into the 19th Century phenomenon of prowling ghosts. Were they frightening phantoms gifted with superhuman abilities or simply men in costumes?
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