1994, 100 mins IMDB
Los Angeles, the 1950s. U.S. Senator Larson Crockett is holding hearings on the influence
of magic in Hollywood, which he decries as Un-American. Private detective Philip Lovecraft is considered unique in his profession for his refusal to use magic in his work.
Actress Kim Hudson hires Lovecraft to find out if her husband, movie producer N.J.
Gottlieb, is cheating, but the job takes a twist when Gottlieb is killed in circumstances
that suggest the nefarious use of magic. Kim is accused of the murder of her husband,
and Lovecraft uses the talents of a local witch, Hypolyta Kropotkin, to explain what is
happening only to see her accused of the murder and sentenced to be burnt at the stake.
Producers: Gale Ann Hurd, Michael R. Joyce
Co-producers: David Gale, Betsy Beers
Screenplay: Joseph Dougherty
Cinematography: Jean-Yves Escoffier
Editor: Kristina Boden
Production designer: Curtis A. Schnell
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