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Bell Book and Candle (1958) dir. Richard Quine
Pyewacket was one of the supposed familiar spirits of an alleged witch accused by the witchfinder general Matthew Hopkins in March in the town of Manningtree , Essex , England. Hopkins claimed he spied on the witches as they held their meeting close by his house, and heard them mention the name of a local woman. She was arrested and deprived of sleep for four nights, at the end of which she confessed and called out the names of her familiars, describing the forms in which they should appear. They were:. Hopkins claims he and nine other witnesses saw the first five of these, which appeared in the forms described by the witch. Only the first of these was in the form of a cat ; the next two were dogs , and the others were a black rabbit and a polecat — so Pyewacket was, presumably, not a cat's name.
Cat Out of the Bag Alert! This review contains some spoilers for this film! A book publisher named Shepherd Henderson Jimmy Stewart has just moved into the building and Gillian immediately sets her eyes on him, only to find he is engaged to a rival former schoolmate Janice Rule. But Gillian has one advantage. Henderson into falling in love with her. But at what price? Numerous cats were used for this film although the exact number seems to be up for debate online.