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The Witches (1966)
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10.19.09

The Witches (1966) After being threatened by witchcraft in Africa, Gwen Mayfield has a nervous breakdown and returns to England. She is invited to teach in a private school, owned by the wealthy Alan Bax and his sister Stephanie Bax, in the village of Heddaby. After a period in the place, she witnesses weird events with locals, and she realizes that the place is indeed a coven and her student Linda Rigg is being prepared for a sacrifice.

Movie Tagline:
A STRANGER IN A TOWN THAT HAS LOST ITS MIND ...IF SHE'S NOT CAREFUL, SHE MAY LOSE HER'S TOO!

Also Known As:
The Devil's Own

Title: Witches, The
Release Date: February , 1967
Runtime: 90 mins
Genre: Horror
All Genres: Horror
Languages: English
Country: UK
Colors: Color
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 6.0
Buried.com Rating: 7 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With W

MPAA Rating: 12

Director(s):
Cyril Frankel

Cast:
Joan Fontaine ...Gwen Mayfield
Kay Walsh ...Stephanie Bax
Alec McCowen ...Alan Bax
Ann Bell ...Sally Benson
Ingrid Boulting ...Linda Rigg (as Ingrid Brett)
John Collin ...Dowsett
Michele Dotrice ...Valerie Creek
Gwen Ffrangcon Davies ...Granny Rigg
Duncan Lamont ...Bob Curd
Leonard Rossiter ...Dr. Wallis
Martin Stephens ...Ronnie Dowsett
Carmel McSharry ...Mrs. Dowsett
Viola Keats ...Mrs. Curd
Shelagh Fraser ...Mrs. Creek
Bryan Marshall ...Tom
yemi Ajibade ...Mark
Kitty Atwood ...Mrs. McDowall
John Barrett ...Mr. Glass
Roy Desmond ...Dancer
Catherine Finn ...Nurse
Prudence Hyman ...Stephanie's Maid
Lizbeth Kent ...First Villager
Artro Morris ...Porter
Willie Payne ...Adam
Charles Rea ...Police Sergeant
Ken Robson ...Dancer
Brian Todd ...Dancer
Don Vernon ...Dancer
Rudolph Walker ...Mark
Terry Williams ...Dancer

Producer(s):
Anthony Nelson Keys

Writer(s):
Nigel Kneale
Norah Lofts

Composer(s):
Richard Rodney Bennett

Trailer(s):
The Witches Horror Film Trailer 1

More Movie Taglines:
  • A STRANGER IN A TOWN THAT HAS LOST ITS MIND ...IF SHE'S NOT CAREFUL, SHE MAY LOSE HER'S TOO!
  • WHAT DO "THE DEVIL'S OWN" DO AFTER DARK?
Movie Trivia:
  • Joan Fontaine reportedly purchased the film rights to Peter Curtis' novel and brought the project to Hammer.
  • This is Joan Fontaine's last big screen film.
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Keywords:
Witchcraft, Village, Schoolteacher, Voodoo, Hammer Horror  ...[more]


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