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The Making of ‘The Black Shuck’ short film: How I made ancient folklore reflect modern fears.

A ferocious hound, an omen of death, a guardian to lonely women, the size of a horse, the size of a calf, two glowing red eyes, one red eye. The Black Shuck is the subject of multiple accounts varying in shape, form, and motive. If you speak to people who grew up with the legend, they may believe one or another of these variations. If you were to visit the Holy Trinity Church in Blythburgh you can see the so-called claw marks on the door-although some believe this is just caused by a candle or lighting storm scorches.

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