Child of Glass (television) Two-hour television movie; aired on May 14, 1978. Directed by John Erman. The Ainsworths have moved into a haunted house and son Alexander discovers a ghost of a young girl who needs a riddle regarding a glass china doll solved before she can rest in peace. Alexander and a neighbor girl try to solve the mystery, but are attacked by the estate’s alcoholic ex-caretaker bent on revenge. They finally manage to find the glass doll and set the ghost free. Stars Barbara Barrie, Biff McGuire, Katy Kurtzman, Steve Shaw, Anthony Zerbe, Nina Foch, Olivia Barash, Irene Tedrow. Released on video in 1987.