A Haunting in Arkansas

Based on the critically acclaimed poem, and in the vein of Radio Mystery Theatre, this one man monologue tells the dark story of something terrible that lurks in the deep woods of the Arkansas countryside.

  • Waide Riddle
    Two Men Kissing, Washington Park, Lost Hills, California, The Lines in Their Faces
  • Waide Riddle
  • Waide Riddle
  • Ron Geren
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
  • Genres:
    Spoken word, Mystery
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 8 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 11, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Palm Springs International Short Fest Film Market
    Palm Springs, California
    North American Premiere
Director Biography - Waide Riddle

Waide is the winner of seven American poetry awards. His poems have been published in the Los Angeles Times, California Quarterly, Horror Zine Summer Digest 2012, Speculative Poets of Texas Anthology and the NoHo Arts District Valley News. Many of his literary works are archived in the UCLA Library of Special Collections and the Simon Wiesenthal Center/ Museum of Tolerance. He is the writer, producer and director of the SAG short films: "The Lines in Their Faces," "A Haunting in Arkansas," "Lost Hills, California," "Washington Park" and "Two Men Kissing."

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Director Statement

"A Haunting in Arkansas" has been published and critiqued many times throughout the years in genre and literary journals. If you loved Radio Mystery Theatre, you should have an appreciation for this. Shot in black & white to give added depth and ambiance.