Bell, Book and Candle
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This film version of John Van Druten's stage comedy focuses on Gillian Holroyd, a bona fide witch. Falling in love with publisher Sheperd Henderson, Gillian literally bewitches him, obliging him to dump his fiancee and rush to her side. However, Gillian's mentor does her best to counteract the spell.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This whimsical comedy about modern-day witches stars Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak in their second teaming (after Vertigo), but it's the supporting cast that shines."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Yep, I'm going to say it: Bewitching!"
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
"The airy Novak makes a strong impression, Stewart's comic chops remain in fine fettle, and the distinctive supporting cast can't be beat... [Blu-ray]"
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"Expert film version of the play with gay subtext for days."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Realizado no mesmo ano de Um Corpo que Cai, traz Stewart e Novak sem um pingo da intensidade exibida no longa de Hitchcock. E por mais que Lemmon seja divertido, o filme soa como um ensaio mal-sucedido de A Feiticeira."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"...a charming bit of whimsy."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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