Necromancy 1972 with pamela franklin lee purcell orson welles movie
A strange and sinister man, Mr. Cato (Orson Welles), wields extraordinary power in the small town of Lilith. The townsfolk indulge in weird rituals in their pursuit of necromancy, bring the dead back to life. Against this disturbing background a beautiful young girl, Lori (Pamela Franklin), becomes the human catalyst. She is married to Frank (Michael Ontkean), one of Cato's workers, and holds the key between life and death: what Cato and his followers have in mind is using Lori to bring back Cato's dead son.
Orson Welles as Mr. Cato
Pamela Franklin as Lori Brandon
Lee Purcell as Priscilla
Michael Ontkean as Frank Brandon
Harvey Jason as Dr. Jay
Lisa James as Georgette
Susan Bernard as Nancy (billed as Sue Bernard)
The film was released theatrically in the United States by Cinerama Releasing Corporation in 1972.
The film was released on VHS in the U.S. as The Witching by both Paragon Video Productions and Magnum Entertainment in the 1983. It was released as Necromancy on DVD by Video International on February 11, 2008.
The film was released on DVD by Pegasus Entertainment on November 18, 2002.
The film was released on Blu-ray by Code Red DVD in 2016, briefly, before being pulled from sales by the company.