Blood on Satan's Claw
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Blood on Satan's Claw
After a plowboy accidentally unearths the skeletal remains of a demonic creature, a cult of teenage devil-worshippers emerges in a 17th-century Cornwall farming community, led by the gorgeous temptress Angel (Linda Hayden, who positively smolders). Together, the children begin performing blood sacrifices in order to bring the skeletal demon back to life. The film eventually steers into witch-hunt territory -- in the vein of Michael Reeves' Witchfinder General -- as the superstitious locals use inquisition-style practices to put a stop to Hayden's cult. This lush, moody horror piece is… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A little hard to find these days, but well worth searching for, 'Blood on Satan's Claw' is a classic."
‑ Lucius Gore, ESplatter
"If The Blood on Satan's Claw is a fundamentally conservative film, it's pretty vigorous in depicting Satan's foul mischief."
‑ Bryant Frazer, Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
"... But it all seems so silly."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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