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The Witchfinder General (Film) 00:05 BBC Two

Postby The Pixel Surgeon » Fri Oct 31, 2014 10:46 pm

The Witchfinder General BBC Two/HD 00:05 Sat 1 Nov 2014

Wilfrid Brambell has a very small role in this film... (might be of interest to those that don't have it on DVD)

A disturbing tale of evil, set during the English Civil War, about a corrupt witchfinder.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0078tnd
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Re: The Witchfinder General (Film) 00:05 BBC Two

Postby Ronnie_1990 » Sun Nov 02, 2014 1:03 pm

Ever since I saw this film is a documentary a few years ago I really like it. It had quite a lot of trouble while it was being produced as well. Note the broadcast BBC version was the cut version, but the directors cut. I think the uncut version had scenes the director wanted nothing to do with.

I only just noticed WB was in it.
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Re: The Witchfinder General (Film) 00:05 BBC Two

Postby PhilGlass » Wed Nov 05, 2014 2:35 pm

Hey Ronnie long time no see.

Yeah it's a shame Wilfrid only had a bit part, but then that's all he needed!! He probably earned more per minute than the main star. Just shows where they crop up, Wilfrid did various controversial films, never one to shy away from them!
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Re: The Witchfinder General (Film) 00:05 BBC Two

Postby THE VICAR » Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:49 am

"another film wilfrid was in the boys he plays a bog attendant who witnesses a murder I think jess Conrad is in it I have it on dvd
not the vicar again hes had two bob of me this year already.
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