Cry of The Banshee

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Cry of the Banshee (1970, UK) is a Horror film directed by Gordon Hessler.


Main Details

  • Released on July 22, 1970 (USA; November 1970 - UK)
  • Color
  • Running time: 91 minutes (87 minutes- edited)
  • Production and Distribution Co.: American International Pictures
  • Directed by Gordon Hessler
  • Written by Tim Kelly and Christopher Wicking, from a story by Tim Kelly
  • Starring: Vincent Price, Essy Persson, Hilary Heath (as Hilary Dwyer)

Plot Summary

  • In 1500s England, a cruel witch-hunting magistrate, who often tortures innocent villagers for his entertainment, runs afoul of a witch who conjures a banshee to kill the magistrate and his family.


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