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, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

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
Actor
Art director
Composer
Conductor
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
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
Wardrobe, Jill Thomson ; art director, Jim Morahan ; film editor, Howard Lanning ; music composed and conducted by Paul Ferris ; photographed by John Coquillon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Robert Russell, Nicky Henson, Hilary Dwyer, and Rupert Davies ; guest stars, Patrick Wymark, Wilfred Brambell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-1969
  • 1920-2002
  • 1911-1993
  • 1943-
  • 1936-2008
  • 1916-1976
  • 1926-1970
  • 1912-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reeves, Michael
  • Heyward, Louis M.
  • Waddilove, Philip
  • Miller, Arnold L.
  • Baker, Tom
  • Coquillon, John
  • Ferris, Paul
  • Lanning, Howard
  • Morahan, Jim
  • Thomson, Jill
  • Price, Vincent
  • Ogilvy, Ian
  • Russell, Robert
  • Henson, Nicky
  • Heath, Hilary
  • Davies, Rupert
  • Wymark, Patrick
  • Brambell, Wilfrid
  • 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
  • Revenge
  • Superstition
  • Witch hunting
  • England
  • Witches
  • Middle Ages
  • Superstition
  • Executions and executioners
  • England
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, (DVD)
Link
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0063285/
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn156824561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Musically edited version.
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616087652
  • 00027616087652
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
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, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
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, (DVD)
Link
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0063285/
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn156824561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Musically edited version.
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616087652
  • 00027616087652
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
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, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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