Maid of Salem (film)

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Maid of Salem originally released on Mar. 3, 1937, starred Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray. Directed by Frank Lloyd.

Two of the most popular actors from the Golden Age of Hollywood, Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray, star in Maid of Salem. Inspired by the true-life Salem “witch trials”, an independent young woman’s (Colbert)

liberal attitude and love for an adventurer (MacMurray) leads to scandal in her small town. Accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk, she must prove her innocence during one of the most notorious

periods in American history.

The LA Times called it a "well made feature that lacks only a final dazzling climax. The action and reality of the picture as a whole is remarkable. Louise Dresser gives a very effective performance. Settings and Costumes are on a high plane."

See Also

Cinema Salem by Peter Mac, p. 92-100