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Harry Spalding (writer)
Daniele Stroppa (writer)
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1 December 1988 (West Germany) See more »
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When a storm strands a group on a Massachusetts island where the only dwelling is an old hotel supposedly... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Witchery (1988) Review
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Cast

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David Hasselhoff ... Gary

Linda Blair ... Jane Brooks

Catherine Hickland ... Linda Sullivan

Annie Ross ... Rose Brooks

Hildegard Knef ... Lady In Black
Leslie Cumming ... Leslie
Robert Champagne ... Freddie Brooks
Rick Farnsworth ... Jerry Giordano
Michael Manchester ... Tommy Brooks
Frank Cammarata ... Tony Giordano
Victoria Biggers ... Secretary
Ely Coughlin ... Satan
Kara Lynch ... Cindy
Jamie Hanes ... Jon (as James Hanes)
Richard Ladenburg ... Sheriff
George Stevens ... Fisherman
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Directed by
Fabrizio Laurenti  (as Martin Newlin)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Harry Spalding  writer
Daniele Stroppa  writer

Produced by
Joe D'Amato .... producer
 
Original Music by
Carlo Maria Cordio 
Randy Miller 
 
Cinematography by
Gianlorenzo Battaglia 
 
Film Editing by
Kathleen Stratton  (as Rosanna Landi)
 
Casting by
Werner Pochath  (as Paul Werner)
 
Art Direction by
Massimo Antonello Geleng  (as Alex Colby)
 
Production Management
Annie Jurgielewicz .... production manager
 
Art Department
Julie Duncan .... props
 
Sound Department
Michael Barry .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Maurizio Trani .... special effects
Maurizio Trani .... special makeup
 
Stunts
Brian Ricci .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Bates .... still photographer
Ken Davis .... assistant camera
Bobby Douglass .... electrician
Lee Hughes .... grip
Ben Miller .... electrician
Syd Potter .... grip
John Wynn .... camera operator
Paolo Tiberti .... grip (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
David Shaw .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Jane Bailey .... script supervisor
Walter Kelly .... production accountant
Michael Peavey .... helicopter pilot (as Mike Peavey)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La casa 4 (Witchcraft)" - Italy (original title)
"Witchcraft" - Europe (English title)
"Witchcraft: Return of the Exorcist" - Philippines (English title)
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Runtime:
95 min | USA:96 min (uncut version)
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This is Linda Blair's only portrayal as a mother in waiting in a feature film. Also interesting to note is that the father is never once mentioned or referred to. Blair had, however, also played a pregnant woman in her earlier television guest appearance in "Murder, She Wrote: Murder Takes the Bus (#1.18)" (1985).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After the helicopter leaves the island, it is the middle of the night when Leslie and Gary first go into the house, yet it is the middle of the day when they finally get upstairs - all in the space of a few seconds.See more »
Quotes:
Leslie:God you scared me.
Gary:Who were you expecting? The Phantom of the Opera?
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What are the differences between the British BBFC 18 DVD and the Uncut Version?
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Pretty Good Old Horror Film, 21 June 2014
Author: Rainey-Dawn

This is another of the films I've "lost" over the years - I saw years ago as a teen but forgot about until I watched it again. It's a pretty good old horror flick.

The one thing I did not like about the film was the red light "twilight zone" or "dr. who" vortex but the rest of the movie was decent.

The last 20 to 30 minutes of the film was creepy. Once the rescue mission launched and the helicopter reached the island it was very suspenseful! The survivors were trapped in the house due to the witchcraft of the woman in black - and was the most exciting part of the film.

Linda Blair was creepy as usual in this movie - and shows us why she's one of the queens of horror.

David Hasselhoff did a great job of acting in this film too - he played a good part and important role.

I would recommend watching this movie on a rainy afternoon if you are wanting a pretty good scare.

7/10

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