Scream Factory Bringing The Witches to Blu-ray for the First Time in March

The classic Hammer Film thriller The Witches starring Joan Fontaine is making its Blu-ray debut this spring courtesy of those marvelous folks at Scream Factory, and we have all the details you need right here, including pre-ordering info!

From the Press Release:
Hammer Film’s 1966 thriller The Witches (aka The Devil’s Own), directed by Cyril Frankel, makes its Blu-ray debut March 19, 2019, from Scream Factory. The release includes a new audio commentary with filmmaker and historian Ted Newsom as well as a featurette on the women of Hammer Film and theatrical trailers. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting or

Haunted by the terrors of her experience with African witch doctors, school teacher Gwen Mayfield (Joan Fontaine, Rebecca) accepts an appointment as headmistress at the Haddaby School run by Alan Bax (Alec McCowen, Frenzy) and his sister, Stephanie (Kay Walsh, Stage Fright). Gwen initially revels in the peacefulness she has found in the quiet English countryside but soon begins to sense “undercurrents.” Before long a local boy falls into a coma, and Gwen discovers a voodoo doll impaled by pins. The danger that follows brings her face to face with witchcraft as a series of disasters unfold and lead her to the horrible truth.

Bonus Features:

  • NEW Audio Commentary with Filmmaker/Historian Ted Newsom
  • Hammer Glamour – A Featurette on the Women of Hammer
  • U.S. Trailer – The Devil’s Own
  • Double Feature Trailer – Prehistoric Women and The Devil’s Own
  • Still Gallery

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