This is a collection of media from the initial runs of "Witchcraft" (1964) in the Pacific Northwest. "The Horror of It All" (1964) was the co-feature.

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Witchcraft (1964)
“Witchcraft” is a 1964 British horror film that weaves a tale of ancient grudges and dark powers in a modern setting. The story revolves around the centuries-old feud between the Whitlock and Lanier families, ignited by a wrongful accusation of witchcraft and a brutal act of vengeance. As the narrative unfolds in the present day, the construction on the old Whitlock estate disturbs a grave, leading to the resurrection of a figure from the past who seeks retribution. Amidst the backdrop of family tensions and forbidden love, the film explores themes of revenge, supernatural forces, and the consequences of past actions reaching into the present. With a blend of suspense and the occult, “Witchcraft” delivers a chilling experience that delves into the depths of human emotions and the timeless nature of vendettas.

Director: Don Sharp
Writer: Harry Spalding
Stars: Lon Chaney Jr, Jack Hedley, Jill Dixon
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The Horror of It All (1964)
“The Horror of It All” is a 1964 British horror-comedy that delivers a quirky blend of chills and chuckles. The plot centers around Jack Robinson, an American encyclopedia salesman, who finds himself in a peculiar English mansion filled with the eccentric Marley family. As Jack seeks to marry his beloved Cynthia Marley, he encounters a cast of odd characters, including a vampire-like cousin, an inventor stuck in the past, and a grandfather with a penchant for mischief. Amidst a series of mysterious events and attempts on his life, Jack unravels the family’s secret: a hidden fortune and a murderer among them. The film cleverly combines elements of classic horror with comedic twists, creating a lighthearted yet suspenseful atmosphere that keeps the audience guessing until the very end.

Director: Terence Fisher
Writer: Ray Russell
Stars: Pat Boone, Erica Rogers, Dennis Price

September 29, 1964 ad (Portland)

September 30, 1964 ad (Portland)

October 1, 1964 ad (Portland)

October 2, 1964 ad (Portland)

October 27, 1964 ad (Seattle)

October 28, 1964 ad (Seattle)

October 29, 1964 ad (Seattle)

November 1, 1964 ad (Seattle)

Witchcraft (1964) poster

The Horror of It All (1964) poster

Witchcraft (1964) trailer
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The Horror of It All (1964) trailer

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