Peter Jackson's ghostly encounter
So many jokes to crack, so little time. Jokes about hobbits and ringwraiths and Gollum. Peter Jackson, who now looks like a ghost of himself circa 2003, is telling his story of his exprience with a screaming female ghost over 20 years ago.
“I woke up one morning and there was a figure in the room, she was very scary, she had a screaming face, very accusatory, she was a lady about 50 years old,” Jackson said.
“It was terrifying actually, a very scary image and she was at the end of the bed and she glided across the room and disappeared into the wall.
“I sat in bed and thought, have I really seen that?” said Jackson.
Jackson said that when the St James Theatre was being restored a few years ago, people talked about the legend of the woman who committed suicide after being booed off the stage after a bad show in vaudeville days.
“They say she manifests herself in the theatre with a screaming face. Sometimes she’s seen – the same ghost. She needs to learn to smile a little.”
I feel as though killing oneself after being booed is a bit extreme, but what do I know? I guess it’s the ghost of a woman who took herself very seriously….