The Crucible

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  • Genre(s):DramaHistory
  • Release year: 1957
  • Running time: 145 min
In Puritan Salem, Mass., upstanding farmer John Proctor (Yves Montand) is tempted by beautiful teenage boarder Abigail Williams (Mylène Demongeot), because his chilly wife, Elisabeth (Simone Signoret), has begun to spurn his amorous attentions.read more

In Puritan Salem, Mass., upstanding farmer John Proctor (Yves Montand) is tempted by beautiful teenage boarder Abigail Williams (Mylène Demongeot), because his chilly wife, Elisabeth (Simone Signoret), has begun to spurn his amorous attentions. When Elisabeth catches the lovers together and demands that Abigail leave their home, the tempestuous young girl exacts her revenge by accusing the woman of witchcraft. The village elders are only too ready to believe the girl's fanciful claims.

Original Release

04/26/1957

US Release

12/08/1958

Cast

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Directors

Raymond Rouleau

Writers

Arthur Miller, Jean-Paul Sartre, Marcel Aymé

Cast

Producers

Editors

Marguerite Renoir

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