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Salem Witch Trials (2002)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, History  |  3 March 2003 (Canada)
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A masterful work accurately details the current consensus of what exactly occurred to prompt the colonial witch-trials.

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The charges were false. The terror was real.

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In reality, Governor Phips was only 41 at the time of the Salem Witch Trials. The film depicts him as obviously much older. See more »

Quotes

Thomas Putnam: You're frightening the children.
Ann Putnam: They should be frightened! An innocent woman died today, because of me! And you! A man died today because he opposed you. Opposing you is not a crime before God!
Thomas Putnam: Stop it! Stop it!
Ann Putnam: I will stop it! Even if it means I hang for it... I will stop this.
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Very good historical docu-drama.
14 December 2004 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

I was pleased to finally see Hollywood come out with a more realistic portrayal of the events surrounding one of the darkest periods in American history. The acting is excellent and the events are about as close to reality as you will ever get out of our American movie industry, which is usually incapable of portraying such historical facts without garbaging things up with special effects and their two cents worth of fiction thrown in for the purpose of maintaining the interest of those with IQ's that parallel the range of springtime temperatures. I highly recommend this movie to anyone interested in this period of our history.


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