Woman Who Came Back, The

Woman Who Came Back, The (movie)

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

This 1945 movie directed by Walter Colmes starred Nancy Kelly, John Loder and Otto Kruger. The story concerns a young woman named Lorna Webster (Kelly) who returns to her ancestral New England. After an encounter with a strange old woman, Lorna becomes convinced that she is the reincarnation of a seventeenth century witch. Various bizarre happenings lead to her being stoned by frightened villagers, and she has to be rescued by her boyfriend, Matt Adams (Loder), and the local minister Reverend Stevens (Kruger).

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