Set in a remote village in 17th Century England, farm labourer Ralph Gower (Barry Andrews) accidentally stumbles across a devilish skull whilst ploughing a field. Ralph reports his findings to the Judge (Patrick Wymark) but when they return, the skull has vanished. Very soon the children of the village start acting strangely, led by Angel Blake (Linda Hayden) they form a murderous coven and when mysterious growths of hair (called the Devil’s Skin) start appearing on their bodies, all hell breaks loose…… literally!

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Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)

R

Horror · 1h 37m

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A living nightmare of black magic... and unspeakable evil!

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Set in a remote village in 17th Century England, farm labourer Ralph Gower (Barry Andrews) accidentally stumbles across a devilish skull whilst ploughing a field. Ralph reports his findings to the Judge (Patrick Wymark) but when they return, the skull has vanished. Very soon the children of the village start acting strangely, led by Angel Blake (Linda Hayden) they form a murderous coven and when mysterious growths of hair (called the Devil’s Skin) start appearing on their bodies, all hell breaks loose…… literally!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom

Production Companies

Tigon British Film Productions, Chilton Films

Budget

$100,000
Cast
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Patrick Wymark

The Judge
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Linda Hayden

Angel Blake
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Barry Andrews

Ralph Gower
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Michele Dotrice

Margaret
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Wendy Padbury

Cathy Vespers
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Anthony Ainley

Reverend Fallowfield
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Charlotte Mitchell

Ellen
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Tamara Ustinov

Rosalind Barton
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Simon Williams

Peter Edmonton
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James Hayter

Squire Middleton
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Howard Goorney

The Doctor
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Avice Landone

Isobel Banham (as Avice Landon)
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Robin Davies

Mark Vespers
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Maxwell Craig

Villager (uncredited)
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Harry Fielder

Militiaman (uncredited)
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Denis Gilmore

Red Haired Coven Member (uncredited)
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Geoffrey Hughes

Drinking Villager (uncredited)
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Godfrey James

Mr. Blake - Angel's Father (uncredited)
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Eric Mason

Villager (uncredited)
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Andrew McCulloch

Villager (uncredited)
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Derrick O'Connor

Member of Mob Chasing Margaret (uncredited)
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Yvonne Paul

Dancing Girl (uncredited)
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Milton Reid

Dog Handler (uncredited)
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Jill Riddick

Coven Member (uncredited)
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Lesley Roach

Actress (uncredited)
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Roberta Tovey

Coven Member (uncredited)
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Jason Twelvetrees

Ned Carter - Woodsman (uncredited)
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Anna Wing

Villager (uncredited)
Crew
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Piers Haggard

Writer
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Piers Haggard

Director
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Robert Wynne-Simmons

Writer
Disc Releases
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Blood on Satan's Claw

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

11/29/2019

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