FILM : Witchfinder General
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Witchfinder General 1968 Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Hilary Dwyer, Rupert Davies, Robert Russell, Tony Selby, Patrick Wymark Buckinghamshire, Norfolk, Suffolk
Director : Michael Reeves   Production Company : Tigon British Film Productions, American International  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z

In the middle of the English Civil War, Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins takes advantage of the breakdown in social order to impose a reign of terror on East Anglia.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson with uncredited 'now' images by Richard Lovejoy.

Also known by its alternate US title of 'Conqueror Worm'

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Witchfinder General [DVD]

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Witchfinder General - A suspected witch is taken from her village to be hanged. Unknown location.
Witchfinder General

wg001. A suspected witch is taken from her village to be hanged. Unknown location.

Witchfinder General - The church at Brandeston and the house where John and Sara Lowes live. St. John’s Church, Rushford near Thetford in Norfolk.
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wg002. The church at Brandeston and the house where John and Sara Lowes live. St. John’s Church, Rushford near Thetford in Norfolk.

wg002n. Little has changed except the greenery in 25 years.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-09-2013)

Witchfinder General - Cornet Richard Marshall (Ian Ogilvy) arrives at the Lowes' house. Rushford, Norfolk.
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wg003. Cornet Richard Marshall (Ian Ogilvy) arrives at the Lowes' house. Rushford, Norfolk.

wg003n. Nobody answered the bell when I called to ask if I could take this shot from the grounds of the College.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-09-2013)

Witchfinder General - Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price) and John Stearne (Robert Russell) lead the villagers to the Magistrates House with the suspected witches. Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk.
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wg004. Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price) and John Stearne (Robert Russell) lead the villagers to the Magistrates House with the suspected witches. Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk.

wg004n. I could have done with a crane jib to get the angle so a full frontal it is.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-05-2013)

Witchfinder General - Hopkins oversees the trial of the witches. Kentwell Hall.
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wg005. Hopkins oversees the trial of the witches. Kentwell Hall.

wg005n. Again, a crane jib would have helped but I was there before the crowds.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-05-2013)

Witchfinder General - John Lowes (Rupert Davies) is hanged as a witch. Kentwell hall.
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wg006. John Lowes (Rupert Davies) is hanged as a witch. Kentwell hall.

wg006n. I was the only person hanging about.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-05-2013)

Witchfinder General - Stearne leave the inn at Hoxne.  An unknown locationbut possibly a set.
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wg007. Stearne leave the inn at Hoxne. An unknown locationbut possibly a set.

Witchfinder General - Richard Marshall rides with his platoon. Ixworth Mill, Suffolk, near Thetford advises Neal Sutton.
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wg008. Richard Marshall rides with his platoon. Ixworth Mill, Suffolk, near Thetford advises Neal Sutton.

Witchfinder General - Hopkins talks with the local magistrate (Peter Haigh). In front of The Guildhall, Lavenham, Suffolk.
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wg009. Hopkins talks with the local magistrate (Peter Haigh). In front of The Guildhall, Lavenham, Suffolk.

wg009n. The Guildhall now receives a lime-wash every five years.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-05-2013)

Witchfinder General - One of the locals, Elizabeth (Maggie Kimberly), about to be burned as a witch.  The Market Square looking towards Barn Street, Lavenham.
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wg010. One of the locals, Elizabeth (Maggie Kimberly), about to be burned as a witch. The Market Square looking towards Barn Street, Lavenham.

wg010n. Are they waiting for the next public burning?
(Modern Photo Added: 21-05-2013)

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