Since Halloween is at the corner, I must introduce you to Andy Jones (wildlifehoodoo) digital painter from North-Wales, United Kingdom. Ladies and gentleman, for your entertainment, here are the pieces of his Witchfinder General series.
Witchfinder General is a British horror film from 1968. I have to admit that I am not particularly familiar with the subject, thus I shamelessly borrowed some info from the web. Enjoy!
The movie was directed by Michael Reeves and starring Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, and Hilary Dwyer. The screenplay is based on Ronald Bassett’s novel of the same name.
Director Reeves featured many scenes of intense onscreen torture and violence that were considered unusually sadistic at the time.
The story is about the witch-hunting adventures of an English lawyer (named Matthew Hopkins), who claimed to have been appointed by the Parliament during the civil war to root out witchcraft.
The film was titled The Conqueror Worm in the United States in an attempt to link it with Roger Corman’s earlier series of Edgar Allan Poe-related films starring Price.
Pictures via Andy’s DA page.