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Witchfinder General

aka The Conqueror Worm

  • Year:1968
  • Country of origin: UK, USA
  • Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
  • Director: Michael Reeves
  • Length: 86 min
  • IMDb rating: Witchfinder General (1968) on IMDb
Poster of Witchfinder General

They revelled in torture and murder all in the name of justice.

Selected disc options for Witchfinder General

Extras
Scream Factory box art
Scream Factory BD-A/US 2020
Scream Factory box art
Scream Factory BD-A/US/OOP 2013
Wicked-Vision box art
Wicked-Vision BD-ALL/DE 2022
Shock box art
Shock BD-B/AU 2015
Odeon box art
Odeon BD-ALL/UK 2011
MGM box art
MGM DVD-1/US/OOP 2007
Anchor Bay box art
Anchor Bay DVD-2 PAL/UK/OOP 2005
Audio Commentary by Benjamin Halligan and Michael Armstrong has extra has extra
Audio Commentary by Co-Producer Philip Waddilove and Actor Ian Ogilvy, Moderated by Dr. Steve Haberman has extra has extra has extra has extra
Audio Commentary by Dr. Gerd Naumann and Dr. Rolf Giesen (In German) has extra
Audio Commentary by Dr. Marcus Stiglegger (In German) has extra
Introduction and Final Words by Actor Vincent Price (1982, 2:55, 2:03) has extra has extra
“Witchfinder General”: Michael Reeves’ Horror Classic - With Richard Squires, Christopher Wicking, Stephen Jones and Kim Newman (25:02) has extra has extra has extra has extra
The Young General: Reflections on Michael Reeves (72:53) has extra
“Eurotika!: The Blood Beast – The Films of Michael Reeves” (TV Episode, 1999, 24:51) has extra has extra has extra
Bloody Crimes: Witchcraft (23:39) has extra has extra
Introductory Price: Undertaking the “Vincent Price Gothic Horrors” (13:17) has extra
Terror aus der Geschichte (Terror from History) - Introduction by Dr. Marcus Stiglegger (6:44) has extra
Tigon Tales of Terror (25:49) has extra
Vincent and Victoria - Interview with Victoria Price (Daughter of Vincent Price) (47:17) has extra has extra
Vincent Price on “Aspel & Company” - Interview with Actor Vincent Price (1984, 10:33) has extra has extra
Interview with Actor Vincent Price - Conducted by David Del Valle (1988, 62:11) has extra has extra
Alternate German Opening Title Sequence and End Credits (3:15) has extra
Alternate Scenes from Export Version (5:08) has extra
Alternate US Opening Title Sequence and End Credits as “Conqueror Worm” (5:52) has extra has extra has extra has extra
Trailers from Hell with Josh Olson (2:40) has extra
Comparison: Director’s Cut (UK Version) vs. Export Version (2:50) has extra
Stills Gallery [Anchor Bay] (9:14) has extra
Stills Gallery [Odeon] (2:01) has extra
Stills Gallery [Scream Factory] (6:57) has extra has extra
Stills Gallery [Wicked-Vision] (21:32) has extra
Filmographies has extra
Production Notes by Kim Newman (14 Screens) has extra
German Theatrical Trailer (3:03) has extra
UK Theatrical Trailer (2:35) has extra has extra has extra
US Theatrical Trailer as “The Conqueror Worm” (2:06) has extra has extra has extra has extra
“Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)” Music Video by Cathedral (5:38) has extra has extra
“Intrusion” - By Director Michael Reeves with Optional Commentary by Benjamin Halligan and Michael Armstrong (Short, 1961, 10:52) has extra has extra
English Super 8 Version (17:19) has extra
German Super 8 Version (24:34) has extra

Notes

Ultimate Edition

Combine the best digital presentation with a selection of choice extras for the ultimate edition.

  • Introduction and Final Words by Actor Vincent Price (1982, 2:55, 2:03)
  • “Witchfinder General”: Michael Reeves’ Horror Classic (25:02)
  • The Young General: Reflections on Michael Reeves (72:53)
  • “Eurotika!: The Blood Beast – The Films of Michael Reeves” (TV Episode, 1999, 24:51)
  • Bloody Crimes: Witchcraft (23:39)
  • Introductory Price: Undertaking the “Vincent Price Gothic Horrors” (13:17)
  • Terror aus der Geschichte (Terror from History) (6:44)
  • Tigon Tales of Terror (25:49)
  • Vincent and Victoria (47:17)
  • Vincent Price on “Aspel & Company” (1984, 10:33)
  • Interview with Actor Vincent Price (1988, 62:11)
  • Trailers from Hell with Josh Olson (2:40)
  • Comparison: Director’s Cut (UK Version) vs. Export Version (2:50)
  • “Intrusion” (Short, 1961, 10:52)
Presentation Scream Factory BD 2020
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 30.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:26:51.018
      • File size: 22.23 GiB
      • Notes: UK Version
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 2035 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English
Scream Factory BD 2013
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 30.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:26:51.018
      • File size: 22.23 GiB
      • Notes: UK Version
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 2035 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English
Wicked-Vision BD 2022
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 38.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.84:1
      • Length:1:26:46.242
      • File size: 27.48 GiB
      • Notes: UK Version
    • File 2
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 30.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:26:46.242
      • File size: 21.73 GiB
      • Notes: Export Version
    • File 3
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 30.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.84:1
      • Length:1:27:09.130
      • File size: 23.67 GiB
      • Notes: US Version
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1560 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
      • Notes: UK/Export/US Versions
    • File 2
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1568 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
      • Notes: US Version (Alternate Score)
    • File 3
      • Language: German DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1560 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
      • Notes: UK/Export/US Versions
  • Subtitles
    • English
    • German
Shock BD 2015
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Notes: UK Version
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
  • Subtitles
    • None
Odeon BD 2011
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 25.99 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:26:43.030
      • File size: 17.60 GiB
      • Notes: UK Version
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1536 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
  • Subtitles
    • None
Extras Audio Commentary by Benjamin Halligan and Michael Armstrong Wicked-Vision BD
Audio Commentary by Co-Producer Philip Waddilove and Actor Ian Ogilvy, Moderated by Dr. Steve Haberman Scream Factory BD
Introduction and Final Words by Actor Vincent Price (1982, 2:55, 2:03, 1080i60) Scream Factory BD
“Witchfinder General”: Michael Reeves’ Horror Classic - With Richard Squires, Christopher Wicking, Stephen Jones and Kim Newman (25:02, 1080i60) Scream Factory BD
The Young General: Reflections on Michael Reeves (72:53, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
“Eurotika!: The Blood Beast – The Films of Michael Reeves” (TV Episode, 1999, 24:51, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
Bloody Crimes: Witchcraft (23:39, 576p) Wicked-Vision BD
Introductory Price: Undertaking the “Vincent Price Gothic Horrors” (13:17, 1080p) Scream Factory BD
Terror aus der Geschichte (Terror from History) - Introduction by Dr. Marcus Stiglegger (6:44, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
Tigon Tales of Terror (25:49) Anchor Bay DVD
Vincent and Victoria - Interview with Victoria Price (Daughter of Vincent Price) (47:17, 1080i60) Scream Factory BD
Vincent Price on “Aspel & Company” - Interview with Actor Vincent Price (1984, 10:33, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
Interview with Actor Vincent Price - Conducted by David Del Valle (1988, 62:11, 1080i60) Scream Factory BD
Alternate Scenes from Export Version (5:08, 576i) Odeon BD
Alternate US Opening Title Sequence and End Credits as “Conqueror Worm” (5:52, 1080p) Scream Factory BD
Trailers from Hell with Josh Olson (2:40, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
Comparison: Director’s Cut (UK Version) vs. Export Version (2:50, 1080i60) Wicked-Vision BD
Stills Gallery [Anchor Bay] (9:14) Anchor Bay DVD
Stills Gallery [Odeon] (2:01, 1080p) Odeon BD
Stills Gallery [Scream Factory] (6:57, 1080p) Scream Factory BD
Stills Gallery [Wicked-Vision] (21:32, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
Production Notes by Kim Newman (14 Screens) Anchor Bay DVD
German Theatrical Trailer (3:03, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
UK Theatrical Trailer (2:35, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
US Theatrical Trailer as “The Conqueror Worm” (2:06, 1080p) Scream Factory BD
“Hopkins (The Witchfinder General)” Music Video by Cathedral (5:38, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
“Intrusion” - By Director Michael Reeves with Optional Commentary by Benjamin Halligan and Michael Armstrong (Short, 1961, 10:52, 1080p) Wicked-Vision BD
English Super 8 Version (17:19, 576p) Wicked-Vision BD

Notes

  • “The Young General: Reflections on Michael Reeves” is also available on Screenbound’s Blu-ray of The Castle of the Living Dead (1964).
  • “Eurotika!: The Blood Beast” is also available on Odeon’s Blu-ray of The Sorcerers (1967).
  • “Intrusion” is also available on Odeon’s Blu-ray of The Sorcerers (1967).
  • “Tigon Tales of Terror” is also available on Severin’s Blu-ray of The Beast in the Cellar (1971).