(Additonal information and Quote) Abigail Williams (Winona Ryder) to John Proctor (Daniel Day-Lewis): "I am but God's finger, John. If he would condemn Elizabeth, she will be condemned." -- from The Crucible directed by Nicholas Hytner
In English immigrants William Towne and Joanna Blessing Towne settled their large family in Salem, Massachusetts, where three of their daughters would later be accused of witchcraft, and inspire the famous play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.
The Salem Witch Trials of were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her coloni