Doc Hazlitt witnesses a young woman in Salemite dress and perform a witchcraft rite. Author Gordon Fairchild arrives to launch his book on local witch Patience Terhune at her burning's 300th anniversary. His media consultant is desperate to milk it and hires an impersonator, the spitting image of Irene, the sister of librarian Mildred Terhune who has returned after a decade away. Irene is found under a barn set. An inheritance raises more questions. Written by
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The title is based on the three witches' dialog in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' (Act IV, Scene I): "Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble." See more
Twenty people were accused of witchcraft and put to death. Nineteen people were hanged and one was pressed to death. No one was burned for witchcraft in the USA. See more