Michael Reeves (October 17, 1943 - February 11, 1969) was an English film director and screenwriter. He is best known for the 1968 American International Pictures/Tigon motion picture Witchfinder General (known in the U.S. as The Conqueror Worm). He died at age 25 from alcohol and barbiturate overdose.
Reeves was born in Sutton, Surrey,and grew up in Suffolk, whose landscape made ... more »
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''Men sometimes have strange motives for the things they do.''Michael Reeves (1945-1969), British screenwriter. Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price), The Conqueror Worm, investigating a priest accused of blasphemy (19...
''I hold all human life dearly, Stearne, especially my own.''Michael Reeves (1945-1969), British screenwriter. Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price), The Conqueror Worm, reprimanding an assistant (1968). Film has ...