Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption is the story of the banker Andy Dufresne, who is innocently convicted of the murder of his wife and his lover. He comes to the Shawshank prison, where he is soon used extensively by the brutal prison officers to arrange their tax papers and by the prison director to arrange miscellaneous accounts.
It is a story of a grim prison system that systematically abuses its inmates and milks all the money out of the system as possible. But it is also a story of a special friendship, and of a man who refuses to give up.
The book was published in 1982 by Stephen King, which was adapted for the screen in 1994 and were nominated for 7 Academy Awards. According to IMDb, the movie is also seen as the best movie ever.
In the book ”The Boogeyman”, the protagonist, Lester Billings, talks to his psychiatrist Dr. Harper about how he is responsible for the deaths of his three children. Before the beginning of the story it should be noted that Billings is very worried about the presence of the closet in the room.
He therefore asks Dr. Harper to open the closet, where he is relieved to find that there is nothing else in the closet other than clothes and shoes. Billings then proceeds the story of the murders of his children.
His first two children died mysteriously for seemingly nonexistent reasons; one of a crib death and the other of cramping, after being left alone in their rooms. The children each screamed “Boogeyman!”, after which Billings then discovered the body next to the closet door ajar, though he was sure the door was fully closed.
A year later, after they moved, it happens to their third child, Andy, and he was found with a broken neck next to the closet door, which again was open.
After the story, Dr. Harper advices him to go to a nurse, but when he goes there, she is gone. Billings therefore returns to Dr. Harper’s office, but there is no one either, but he discovers that the closet door is open. The Boogeyman then comes out of the closet and throws his disguise on Dr. Harper.