Maid of Salem

Maid of Salem

Claudette Colbert
Director: Frank Lloyd Cast: Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert
, Fred MacMurray
Fred MacMurray
, Harvey Stephens
Harvey Stephens
Frank Lloyd


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Claudette Colbert is a young freethinking woman living in Salem, Massachusetts during the notorious 17th century "witch trials." Colbert falls in love with adventurer Fred MacMurray, causing no end of scandal with the Puritan townsfolk. A hateful little girl (Bonita Granville) pretends to be "possessed," thereby convincing the Salemites that Claudette is a witch. Tried and convicted of sorcery, the poor girl is sent to be burned at the stake, but is rescued in the nick of time by MacMurray, who convinces the townsfolk that they've been the victim of a hoax. Maid of Salem earned a footnote in entertainment history in 1937 when it was booed off the screen of New York's Paramount theatre by fans who wanted to see the evening's real attraction--a performance by Benny Goodman and his orchestra.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/07/2014
UPC: 0025192180842
Original Release: 1937
Source: Universal
Presentation: [B&W]
Time: 1:25:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Claudette Colbert Barbara Clarke
Fred MacMurray Roger Coverman
Harvey Stephens Dr. John Harding
Gale Sondergaard Martha Harding
Louise Dresser Ellen Clarke
Edward Ellis Elder Goode
Virginia Weidler Nabby Goode
E.E. Clive Bilge
Bonita Granville Ann Goode
Bennie Bartlett Timothy Clarke
Vangie Beilby Mother
Tom Brower Salem Town Marshal
Jack Deery Actor
Harold Entwistle Court Clerk
James Marcus Sea Captain
Clive Morgan Non-Commissioned Officer
John Power Minister
Jack Richardson Sheriff
Hayden Stevenson Deputy Marshal
Joseph R. Tozer Clergyman
Chief John Big Tree Indian
Rosita Butler Mary Watkins
Harold Nelson Judge
Grace Kern Convict
Wally Albright Jasper
Ricca Allen Bit part
Agnes Ayres Bit part
Lucy Beaumont Rebecca
Lionel Belmore Tavern Keeper
Wilson Benge Bit part
Beulah Bondi Abigail Goode
Sidney Bracey Bit part
Fritzi Brunette Bit part
Harry Cording Guard
Sidney D'Albrook Hunter
Pedro de Cordoba Mr. Morse
Herbert Evans Bit part
William Farnum Crown Justice Sewall
Stanley Fields 1st Mate
Edith Hallor Bit part
Halliwell Hobbes Jeremiah
Sterling Holloway Miles Corbin
Harold Howard Bit part
Brandon Hurst Tithing Man
Colin Kenny Hunter
Clarence Kolb Town Crier
Henry Kolker Crown Chief Justice Laughton
Stella LeSaint Bit part
Vera Lewis Bit part
John Farrell MacDonald Captain of Ship
George Magrill Sailor
Charles McAvoy Father
Donald Meek Ezra Cheeves
Anne O'Neal Bit part
Rita Owin Bit part
Tom Ricketts Giles Cory
Kathrun Sheldon Mrs. Deborah Cheeves
Ivan Simpson Rev. Parris
Russell Simpson Village Marshal
Walter Soderling Bit part
Sul Te Wan Tituba
Colin Tapley Roger's Friend
Zeffie Tilbury Goody Hodgers
Mary Treen Suzy Abbott
William Wagner Bit part

Technical Credits
Frank Lloyd Director,Producer
Travis Banton Costumes/Costume Designer
Hugh Bennett Editor
Hans Dreier Production Designer
Walter Ferris Screenwriter
A.E. Freudeman Set Decoration/Design
Bernard Herzbrun Production Designer
Bradley King Screenwriter
Gene Merritt Sound/Sound Designer
Boris Morros Musical Direction/Supervision
Leo Tover Cinematographer
William Tummel Asst. Director
Victor Young Score Composer

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