Night of the Eagle

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A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years. Like the learned, rational fellow he is, he forces her to destroy all her magical charms and protective devices, and stop that foolishness. He isn't put off by her insistence that his professional rivals are working magic against him, and her protections are necessary to his career and life.

  1. Fritz Leiber Jr.


  2. Charles Beaumont


  3. Sidney Hayers


  4. Richard Matheson


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  1. Janet Blair

    Janet Blair

    Tansy Taylor

  2. Peter Wyngarde

    Peter Wyngarde

    Norman Taylor

  3. Margaret Johnston

    Margaret Johnston

    Flora Carr

  4. Anthony Nicholls

    Anthony Nicholls

    Harvey Sawtelle

  5. Colin Gordon

    Colin Gordon

    Lindsay Carr

  6. Kathleen Byron

    Kathleen Byron

    Evelyn Sawtelle

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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Revenue -

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Release Information

  • April 25, 1962



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

The Devil: The Principle of Evil.

Night of the Eagle (AKA: Burn, Witch, Burn!) is directed by Sidney Hayers and adapted to screenplay by Charles Beaumont, Richard Matheson and George Baxt from the novel "Conjure Wife" written by Fritz Leiber. It stars Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls and Colin Gordon. Music is by William Alwyn and cinematography by Reginald Wyer.

Psychologist Norman Taylor (Wyngarde) is rocked when he discovers that his wife Tansy has been dabbling in witchcraft. She is adamant that it keeps them from harm and is the reason why his career i... read the rest.

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