Not Rated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.
Hey, that's Wallace Wooley! Don't tell me they're tossing him in the clink.
Second Prisoner: Looks that way. Well, pay off, brother. They're not electing no con for governor. Bensinger is a cinch.
First Prisoner: Ehh! Why wouldn't you keep straight until after you was elected like ...
The film opens with a scene of Puritans in the Massachusetts colony burning witches. No-one was ever burned for witchcraft in America. The accused witches of Salem, Massachusetts, and its environs were hanged, with the exception of Giles Corey, who was pressed to death with rocks. Burning was the European method of executing witches, and pop culture has long confused the two historical spheres.
Opening credits prologue: Long, long ago, when people still believed in witches . . . . .
Good Night, Ladies!
Sung a cappella by Cecil Kellaway with modified lyrics at the end
$312,700 (USA) (20 January 1943)
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