I Married a Witch

René Clair, United States, 1945

77 min.Feature

In 1672, two witches (Jennifer and her father Daniel) were burned by puritan Jonathan Wooley. In revenge, Jennifer cursed all future generations of the Wooley family, that the sons will always marry the wrong woman and be miserable. In the 20th century, a bolt of lightning frees Jennifer and her father from the tree that had kept their souls imprisoned. Jennifer assumes corporeal form and decides to make up-and-coming politician Wallace Wooley, then unhappily engaged, even more miserable by getting him to fall in love with her before his wedding. Wallace is a straight arrow, though, and Jennifer has to resort to a love potion. As we all know, love potions tend to backfire, with comedic results.
Basic information Credits
Original title I Married a Witch
Danish title Min kone er en heks
Director René Clair
Screenplay Robert Pirosh
Based on Efter en roman af Thorne Smith.
Director of Photography Ted Tetzlaff
Editor Eda Warren
Composer Roy Webb
Appearance Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley
Production country United States
Domestic distribution United Artists
Technical info 35 mm, Normal, Black/white, Sound
Danish theatrical release 14.05.1945
Cinemas Toftegaards Bio, Hvidovre
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Production company Cinema Guild
Domestic distribution United Artists


Direction René Clair


Script Robert Pirosh


Production René Clair


Cinematography Ted Tetzlaff


Editing Eda Warren


Music Roy Webb


Appearance Fredric March
Appearance Veronica Lake
Appearance Robert Benchley

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