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The Scarecrow (1972)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Romance  -  10 January 1972 (USA)
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Just before the Salem Witch Trials, an embittered old woman, who has learned witchcraft, teams up with the Devil, and brings a scarecrow to life as part of her diabolical revenge on the judge who was once her lover.

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Just before the Salem Witch Trials, an embittered old woman, who has learned witchcraft, teams up with the Devil, and brings a scarecrow to life as part of her diabolical revenge on the judge who was once her lover.

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Rachel: [about Lord Ravensbane] What inbred nobility! Every inch a true lord!
Richard Talbot: He may be a lord, my dear, but he walks like a broomstick.
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Quirky little show
24 February 2004 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

I finally found a dvd on this movie on Amazon.com. Of course I had to buy it since I've been looking for it for years. I had forgotten how good it really is. The acting is excellent, the show itself is a bit quirky, but totally enjoyable. I had forgotten Pete Duel was in this. I'd recommend it to anyone.


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