PG-13 | | Drama, History
A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.
Though based on historical events, Arthur Miller altered some events to more strongly parallel his own experience during the McCarthy era. In particular, Abigail Williams was only 12. Miller made her older so that she could have had a sexual relationship with John Proctor. This paralleled Miller's own adulterous relationship with Marilyn Monroe.
Show honor now, show them a stony heart and sink them with it!
When some of the townsfolk throw a knife in Reverend Paris's door, the knife is shown to be perpendicular to the door. In the next shot when the door opens, the knife is on an angle.
$62,995 1 December 1996