Bell, Book and Candle

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Bell, Book and Candle ★★½ 1958

Gillian Holroyd (Novak) is a beautiful modernday witch (from a family of witches) who has made up her mind to refrain from using her powers. That is until Sheperd Henderson (Stewart) moves into her building and she decides to enchant him with a love spell. But spells have a way of backfiring on those who cast them. Lanchester is romantic Aunt Queenie and Lemmon is a standout as Gillian's jazzloving, bongoplaying brother, Nicky. 106m/C VHS, DVD . James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Elsa Lanchester, Ernie Kovacs, Hermione Gingold, Janice Rule; D: Richard Quine; W: Daniel Taradash; C: James Wong Howe; M: George Duning.