GP | | Horror
In 1500s England, a cruel witch-hunting magistrate, who often tortures innocent villagers for his entertainment, runs afoul of a witch who conjures a banshee to kill the magistrate and his family.
Arguably no banshee appears in the film.
Lord Edward Whitman:
That mad dog that you all thought the product of sorcery is DEAD.
Lord Edward Whitman: Now drink, dance, and be merry.
This film is set in the 16th century. But in the first scene, when the girl is branded, she opens her mouth to scream and shows a full set of teeth with amalgam fillings.
The end credits are divided into "The Establishment, "Witches", and "Villagers".
The 1970 UK theatrical version featured the edited US print which replaced the opening animated credits with still ones, completely altered the music score, and was cut to remove all footage of topless nudity and to tone down assorted whippings and beatings. This same print was later used for the 15 rated Guild video release in 1988. The 2008 Optimum DVD features the complete original print.
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