Comedy about a witch who was burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations, but doesn't count on falling in love!
DVD special edition.
1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
digital video mono
video file DVD
Target Audience Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
"A United Artists release."
Based upon a story by Thorne Smith / "Passionate witch" ; completed by Norman Matson.
Special features: new 2K digital restoration; René Clair (1950s audio interview with director); trailer. Booklet features an essay by filmmaker Guy Maddinches
Director of photography, Ted Tetzlaff ; music score by Roy Webb ; art direction, Hans Dreier and Ernst Fegté ; edited by Eda Warren ; costumes, Edith Head ; set decoration, George Sawley.
Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley, Susan Hayward, Cecil Kellaway, Elizabeth Patterson, Robert Warwick.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; aspect ratio, 1.33:1; Dolby digital monaural.
In English with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
The Wooley curse
Free at last
Pilgrim Hotel fire
"Never seen her before"
Stroke of midnight
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Criterion collection ; 676.
The Criterion collection
The Criterion collection ; 676
Subjects:Blessing and cursing -- Drama.
Fiancés -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Political candidates -- Drama.
Smith, Thorne, 1892-1934 -- Film adaptations.
Witches -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945, actor.
Clair, René, 1898-1981, film producer, film director.
Connelly, Marc, 1890-1980, screenwriter.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Dreier, Hans, 1885-1966, art director.
Fegté, Ernst, 1900-1976, art director.
Hayward, Susan, 1917-1975, actor.
Head, Edith, costume designer.
Kellaway, Cecil, 1891-1973, actor.
Lake, Veronica, actor.
Maddin, Guy, 1956- writer of added text.
March, Fredric, 1897-1975, actor.
Matson, Norman, 1893- Passionate witch.
Patterson, Elizabeth, 1875-1966, actor.
Pirosh, Robert, screenwriter.
Sawley, George, set decorator.
Smith, Thorne, 1892-1934. Passionate witch.
Tetzlaff, Ted, 1903-1995, director of photography.
United Artists Corporation.
Warren, Eda, editor of moving image work.
Warwick, Robert, 1878-1964, actor.
Webb, Roy, 1888-1982, composer (expression)