The Resource Witchfinder general : Matthew Hopkins, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screenplay by Tom Baker and Michael Reeves ; produced by Louis M. Heyward, Philip Waddilove, Arnold Miller ; directed by Michael Reeves, (videorecording)

Witchfinder general : Matthew Hopkins, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screenplay by Tom Baker and Michael Reeves ; produced by Louis M. Heyward, Philip Waddilove, Arnold Miller ; directed by Michael Reeves, (videorecording)

Label
Witchfinder general : Matthew Hopkins
Title
Witchfinder general
Title remainder
Matthew Hopkins
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screenplay by Tom Baker and Michael Reeves ; produced by Louis M. Heyward, Philip Waddilove, Arnold Miller ; directed by Michael Reeves
Title variation
  • Edgar Allan Poe's witchfinder general
  • Matthew Hopkins, witchfinder general
  • Conqueror worm
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As the English Civil War rages, witch hunter Matthew Hopkins and his sadistic assistant John Stearne travel from town to town identifying, torturing and killing alleged witches and being paid well for their services. Hopkins' persecution and murder of a priest and sexual blackmail of the priest's niece Sarah leads young Parliamentarian soldier Richard Marshall, Sarah's fiancé, to swear vengeance against him
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, John Coquillon ; editor, Howard Lanning ; music, Paul Ferris
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
W5834456347 2007
PerformerNote
Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Wilfred Brambell, Robert Russell, Nicky Henson, Hilary Dwyer, Patrick Wymark
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • d. 1969
  • 1920-2002
  • 1922-
  • 1934-
  • 1911-1993
  • 1943-
  • 1916-1976
  • 1912-
  • 1926-1970
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reeves, Michael
  • Heyward, Louis M.
  • Waddilove, Philip
  • Miller, Arnold
  • Baker, Tom
  • Price, Vincent
  • Ogilvy, Ian
  • Davies, Rupert
  • Brambell, Wilfrid
  • Russell, Robert
  • Henson, Nicky
  • Dwyer, Hilary
  • Wymark, Patrick
  • Bassett, Ronald
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
87
Series statement
MGM presents Midnite movies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witch hunting
  • Superstition
  • England
  • Revenge
Technique
live action
Label
Witchfinder general : Matthew Hopkins, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screenplay by Tom Baker and Michael Reeves ; produced by Louis M. Heyward, Philip Waddilove, Arnold Miller ; directed by Michael Reeves, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/173/000000000010173909.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Witchfinder general" by Ronald Bassett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1968
  • Special features: "Witchfinder general: Michael Reeves' horror classic" featurette; audio commentary with producer Philip Waddilove and actor Ian Ogilvy
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn156824561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Musically edited version ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616087652
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M108765
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156824561
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer; NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Witchfinder general : Matthew Hopkins, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screenplay by Tom Baker and Michael Reeves ; produced by Louis M. Heyward, Philip Waddilove, Arnold Miller ; directed by Michael Reeves, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/173/000000000010173909.gif
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Witchfinder general" by Ronald Bassett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1968
  • Special features: "Witchfinder general: Michael Reeves' horror classic" featurette; audio commentary with producer Philip Waddilove and actor Ian Ogilvy
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn156824561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Musically edited version ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616087652
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M108765
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156824561
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer; NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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