R | | Horror
An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
Screenwriter Christopher Wicking thought that the original novel by Dennis Wheatley was extremely bad and had no compunction about changing it extensively. His script was, in turn, re-written by others, mostly during shooting, and he pronounced himself dissatisfied with the movie, especially the ending.
Father Michael Rayner:
It is not heresy, and I will not recant!
When David burns alive, the stunt performer's head and hands are clearly covered with a greenish protection headpiece and gloves.
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