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Barry K. Barnes
In 17th. century England, Jassy is believed a witch because she has sometimes visions of approaching disasters. When Barney Hatton, an impoverished gentry whose gambling father has lost the family home, helps her anyway she will not forget and will try to help him have his property back - at any price?Written by
The last film in the popular Gainsborough Studios costume cycle is certainly beautiful to look at with sumptuous Technicolor and the company's biggest ever budget for lavish period sets.Dramatically the direction is rather lifeless with bitty editing and short Tv style scenes.The second half of the film is much better with an authorititive performance from star Margaret Lockwood and a nasty villain in Basil Sydney. Patricia Roc has a less sympathetic role than usual as the wilful, amoral Dilys but the film really misses the star power of Stewart Granger and James Mason who,several years earlier, would have played the roles take by Sydney and Dermot Walsh.A happy ending is substituted for the tragic one in the original novel..
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