The story of a Golden Globe nominated actress who’s done much of it and advice to those who want to do it!

Adventures in the Screen Trade

New Look, New Shop!

Hello everyone We're busy updating the website janemerrow.com and incorporating newchillingtales.com and upgrading the store, where you can buy signed photographs,  the New Chilling Tales DVD's and watch/ stream the films     janemerrow.com will continue with news, blogs. My friend and long time webmaster Aaron Day of Thrive Web Designs has been working away, to get this done and try to educate me to keep it all going along the way.  Ah the fun and challenges of technology!!! ...

Posted on May 8, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People, New Chilling Tales, Podcasts, Recent Projects

The Yellow Wallpaper

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1eXAle7mgk The Woman, who is driven mad by her obsession with the wallpaper in the bedroom, while is trying to recover from a near nervous breakdown. Here's a little bit about the story: Jane talks about THE YELLOW WALLPAPER Buy The Yellow Wallpaper DVD THE YELLOW WALLPAPER – MAKING OF FOR NEW CHILLING TALES The pleasure of making New Chilling Tales underwent a sea change at this point, at least in my head.  Time for me to appear in another film!   Here I am ...

Posted on April 26, 2018 and filed under NCT Video Shorts, New Chilling Tales

BEWARE OF WHAT YOU WISH FOR aka The Monkey’s Paw.

https://youtu.be/5kRk5bQBR7Y A spine-chilling tale of greed, magic and loss.   Taken from  the short story “The Monkeys Paw” by W.W. Jacobs.    This is a familiar story about Greed.....we always think we could have should have MORE than we already have.  Human nature doesn't change and sadly Greed is built into our DNA!     WW Jacobs was a prolific writer of short stories, of which this The Monkey's Paw, which we renamed Beware of What You Wish For is the most ...

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The Damned Thing

https://youtu.be/PIa1ipLH-Zs THE DAMNED THING is a wonderful, ahead of its time story, about what we humans can see or hear and the animals who can see more! We filmed in a remote area of Idaho called Burgdorf, with original miners cabins of the period...no running water no electricity! The location was quite challenging, but our Director Jesse Cordtz a very talented local Director was up to it. I did worry that we would burn down the State of Idaho with ...

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The Tell-Tale Heart

https://youtu.be/VNcaHlfyzOg A heart beating, a man obsessed with an old man MAKING OF “THE TELL – TALE HEART” BEWARE OF WHAT YOU WISH FOR was in the can, shown at some film festivals, won an Award and now it was time to make our first American story, the classic: THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe, considered to be the American Shakespeare.   Buy DVD   Here is an interview with me and Lance Thompson talking about the making of Tell Tale Heart: https://www.youtube.com/embed/nbqNMO4-HRQ Tip Jar Please donate if ...

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