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Witchfinder General (1968) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by Michael Reeves and produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Tony Tenser, Louis M. Heyward, Arnold L. Miller and Philip Waddilove.

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Witchfinder General (1968)

By Beatrice on Feb 21, 2020 From Flickers in Time

Witchfinder General (AKA “The Conqueror Worm”) Directed by Michael Reeves Written by Tom Baker and Michael Reeves from a novel by Louis M. Heywood 1968/UK IMDb link First viewing/YouTube Included in They Shoot Zombies Don’t They? A handsome horror film worthy of one of Vincent Pric... Read full article


By Richard on Feb 6, 2013 From Classic Horror Campaign

Coming to London’s Rio Cinema on Saturday 16th February @11:30pm Cigarette Burns Cinema presents the Tigon horror classic Witchfinder General (1968). Starring Vincent Price as?the dreaded Matthew Hopkins, whose sole task was to weed out the witches and the ungodly, this is one cult film that h... Read full article

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Matthew Hopkins: Men sometimes have strange motives for the things they do.

[first lines]
[United States Conqueror Worm versions]
Matthew Hopkins: [voiceover] LO! 't is a gala night/Within the lonesome latter years./An angel throng, bewinged, bedight/In veils, and drowned in tears,/Sit in a theatre to see/A play of hopes and fears,/While the orchestra breathes fitfully/The music of the spheres."

[a tied-up woman Hopkins has thrown into the moat to test for witchcraft drowns]
Matthew Hopkins: She was innocent.

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Vincent Price regarded his performance here as the finest of his horror movie career.
Paul Ferris, who wrote the film's dramatic music score, also acted in the movie under the pseudonym Morris Jar as a homage to film composer Maurice Jarre.
Robert Russell was re-voiced by Bernard Kay.
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