Unrated | | Biography, Drama, Horror
A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter.
The film takes place in 1645.
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."
Historical evidence shows that in real life Matthew Hopkins was probably not older than 25 years old when he died.
All British versions prior to 1996 were cut by 1 min 26 secs by the UK censor on original release. The Redemption Video release restores this material from a U.S laserdisc.
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