Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 9, 1942

I Married A Witch (United Artists) is a Sabbath brew made by mixing the somewhat corn-fed satiric fantasy of the late Thorne Smith (Topper) with the ultrasophisticated fantastic satire of Director Rene Clair (Le Million). The comedy is either barn-broad or razor-sharp and the cast who serve this cider-&-absinthe cocktail make it more than easy to take.

In 1690 a prim New Englander named Wooley (Fredric March) ran afoul of a witch (Veronica Lake) in a hayloft and had her and her supernatural father (Cecil Kellaway) burned alive and buried, for safekeeping, under...

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