FILM : Witches, The (1966)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Witches, The (1966) 1966 Joan Fontaine, Kay Walsh, Alec McCowen, Michele Dotrice, Ingrid Boulting, Martin Stephens, Leonard Rossiter, Gwen Ffrangon-Davies Hambleden (Buckinghamshire), Oakley Court (Berkshire)
Director : Cyril Frankel   Production Company : Hammer Film Productions, Seven Arts  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z

School mistrese discovers witchcraft abounds in a sleepy English village. SJ

Simon Taylor of website Realm of Horror (http:www.realmofhorror.co.uk) has produced an excellent "then" and "now" video comparison of locations featured in the film that can be seen at

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The Witches [DVD] [1966]

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Witches, The (1966) - Fontaine arrives in her hew home, a nice sleepy village.
Witches, The (1966)

witches001. Fontaine arrives in her hew home, a nice sleepy village.

witches001n. And no change over nearly 50 years. SJ Hambleden, Bucks.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - Outside the cheery butcher's.
Witches, The (1966)

witches002. Outside the cheery butcher's.

witches002n. Paint change. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 17-10-2016)

Witches, The (1966) - She's heading back whence she came in 001.
Witches, The (1966)

witches003. She's heading back whence she came in 001.

witches003n. That's the garage (on the left) seen in The Legacy. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 13-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - Fontaine approaches her new school with her cottage next door.
Witches, The (1966)

witches004. Fontaine approaches her new school with her cottage next door.

witches004n. Much the same. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 13-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - The cottage.
Witches, The (1966)

witches005. The cottage.

witches005n. That's the church in the background seen in The Captive Heart and Dance with a Stranger
(Modern Photo Added: 13-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - Fontaine passing the butcher's.
Witches, The (1966)

witches006. Fontaine passing the butcher's.

witches006n. Driven past in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - Same place as 001.
Witches, The (1966)

witches007. Same place as 001.

witches007n. Also seen at the beginning of The Black Cat. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 13-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - At the village store.
Witches, The (1966)

witches008. At the village store.

witches008n. Out of shot but the Hovis sign is still there. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 13-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - This is away from the centre of Hambleden on Skimmett Road: Fontaine visits the splendidly-monickered Ffrangon-Davies
Witches, The (1966)

witches009. This is away from the centre of Hambleden on Skimmett Road: Fontaine visits the splendidly-monickered Ffrangon-Davies

witches009n. Impossible to match the angle as the hedge has grown and it's being refurbished. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 13-08-2013)

Witches, The (1966) - Boulting with a doll outside the village store
Witches, The (1966)

witches010. Boulting with a doll outside the village store

withces010n. There's the aforementioned Hovis sign but the store is no more. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 13-08-2013)

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