Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Screen Witches

The sublime Margaret Hamilton

as Oz's Wicked Witch of the West




HOW DO YOU OBSERVE A WITCH WITHOUT HER NOTICING AND TURNING YOU INTO SOMETHING SLIMY AND PRIMORDIAL?TRAP HER IN A 2-DIMENSIONAL SCREEN, OF COURSE! THE FOLLOWING IS WIKIPEDIA'S CURRENT, DEFINITIVE LIST OF WITCH CHARACTERS IN TELEVISION AND CINEMA. I AM GUESSING THIS DOESN'T INCLUDE LITERATURE-BASED SCREEN WITCHES, SUCH AS THE GRANDE DAME OF THEM ALL - THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST!



DOES THIS LIST STIR ANY MEMORIES IN YOUR CAULDRON?



A



* Angelique (Dark Shadows)

* Alex Russo (Wizards of Waverly Place)

* Ariel (Fantasy Island)

* Azkadellia (Tin Man)

* Ange-Beatrice (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)



B



* Sarah Baily (The Craft)

* Lady Bane (Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears)

* Battler (Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru)

* Queen Bavmorda (Willow)

* Beatrice (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)

* Belor (Into the Labyrinth (TV series))

* Bonnie Bennett (The Vampire Diaries)

* Grace Bennett (Passions)

* Kay Bennett (Passions)

* Bernkastel (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)

* Queen Beryl (Sailor Moon)

* Isabel Bigelow (Bewitched (film))

* Black Witch/Black Queen (Fantaghir )

* Bonnie Hyper (The Craft)



C



* Harmony Cartwright (Sex and the Psychic Witch)

* Victoria Cartwright (The Scot, the Witch, and the Wardrobe)

* Castaspella ("She-Ra" Animated Series)

* Minnie Castavet (Rosemary's Baby)

* C.C. (Code Geass)

* Charal (Ewoks: The Battle for Endor)

* Charlotte (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

* Aunt Clara (Bewitched)

* The Cromwell Witches (Halloweentown)

* Splendora Agatha cromwell (Halloweentown Series)



D



* Tia Dalma (Pirates of the Caribbean (film series))

* Darcy (Winx Club)

* Dark Witch (Fantaghirseries)

* Bianca de Passe (Bell, Book and Candle)

* Magica De Spell (Disney comics and DuckTales)

* Ella Dee (Hex)

* Lady Diabolyn (Wildfire)

* Nancy Downs (The Craft)

* Penny Dreadful XIII (Penny Dreadful's Shilling Shockers)

* Dreama (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)



E



* Aunt Enchantra (Bewitched)

* The Enchantress (Beauty and the Beast)

* Endora (Bewitched)

* Eris (Slayers)

* Eva Ernst ("Witches") Movie (Anjelica Huston)

* Evil-Lyn (Masters of the Universe)

* Eva-Beatrice (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)

* Evanora (Oz the Great and Powerful)

* Emily Bennett (The Vampire Diaries)



F



* Featherine Augustus Aurora (Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru)

* Kira Fitzgerald (My Favorite Witch)

* Erika Furudo (Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru)



G



* Antonia Gavil n de Logro o (True Blood)

* Gertrud (Puella Magi Madoka Magica))

* Sarah Goodwin (The Initiation of Sarah (2006 film))

* Winnie Goodwin (Free Spirit)

* Arachne Gorgon ("Soul Eater")

* Medusa Gorgon ("Soul Eater")



H



* Aunt Hagatha (Bewitched)

* Chris Halliwell (Charmed)

* Patricia Halliwell (Charmed)

* Penny Halliwell (Charmed)

* Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed)

* Piper Halliwell (Charmed)

* Prue Halliwell (Charmed)

* Wyatt Matthew Halliwell (Charmed)

* Pamela Harman (Paradise Falls)

* Witch Hazel (Disney)

* Witch Hazel (Looney Tunes)

* Hecuba (Passions)

* Hexuba (Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy)

* Madelyne Hibbins (Smallville)

* Gillian Holroyd (Bell, Book and Candle)

* Queenie Holroyd (Bell, Book and Candle)

* Cassie Hughes (Hex)



I



* Icy (Winx Club)

* Lina Inverse (Slayers)

* Great Aunt Irma (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)



J



* Billie Jenkins (Charmed)

* Christy Jenkins (Charmed)

* Jennifer (I Married a Witch)



K



* Lady Kale (Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders)

* Madoka Kaname/Kriemhild Gretchen (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

* Elly Kedward, the Blair Witch in The Blair Witch Project

* Kiki (Kiki's Delivery Service)



L



* Lambdadelta (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)

* Lamia and her sisters Empusa and Mormo (Stardust).

* Endora Lenox (Passions)

* Tabitha Lenox (Passions)

* Lirio ("The Craft", Occult Shop Owner)

* Lucinda (Sofia the First)

* Lucy Bennett (The Vampire Diaries)



M



* Queen Mab ("Merlin")

* Tara Maclay (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

* Amy Madison (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

* Maleficent (Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty)

* Maria (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)

* Helena Markos (Suspiria)

* Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins)

* Paige Matthews (Charmed)

* Rachel McBain (Hex)

* Nanny Mcphee (Nanny McPhee)

* Louis Miller (Teen Witch)

* Mesmira (Conan the Adventurer)

* Sayaka Miki/Oktavia von Seckendorff (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

* Madam Mim (The Sword in the Stone)

* Madam Serena (Teen Witch)

* Morag the Tulgah Witch (Ewoks)

* Morgana (Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders)

* Queen Morgana (King Arthur and the Knights of Justice)

* Mortianna (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves)



N



* Naga the Serpent (Slayers)

* Queen Narissa (Enchanted)

* Mary Newbury ("Witch Child, Sorceress")



O



* Orddu (The Black Cauldron)

* Orgoch (The Black Cauldron)

* Orwen (The Black Cauldron)

* The Other Mother or the beldam (Coraline)

* Gillian Owens (Practical Magic)

* Sally Owens (Practical Magic)

* Bridget "Jet" Owens (Practical Magic)

* Frances Owens (Practical Magic)

* Antonia Owens (Practical Magic)

* Kylie Owens (Practical Magic)



P



* Pei-Pei (Freaky Friday (2003 film))

* Gwen Piper (Halloweentown Series)

* Marnie Piper (Halloweentown Series)

* Sophie Piper (Halloweentown Series)

* Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins (film))

* Eglantine Price (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)



Q



* Queen of the Crown (The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers)



R



* Rarity the Unicorn (My Little Pony: The Runaway Rainbow)

* Sarah Ravenscroft, Ben Ravenscroft and Sally "Thorn" McKight (Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost)

* Fin Raziel (Willow)

* Madame Razz ("She-Ra" Animated Series)

* Rita Repulsa (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)

* Rochelle Zimmerman (The Craft)

* Alex Russo (Wizards of Waverly Place)

* Justin Russo (Wizards of Waverly Place)

* Max Russo (Wizards of Waverly Place)

* Rumina (The Adventures of Sinbad)

* Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)



S



* Stormy (Winx Club)

* Mary Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)

* Sarah Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)

* Winifred Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)

* Sarah (Summer of Fear)

* Scylla (Dragons II: The Metal Ages)

* Melody Seabright (The Kitchen Witch)

* Sea Hag (Thimble Theatre and Popeye)

* Selena (Supergirl)

* Robin Sena (Witch Hunter Robin)

* Serena (Bewitched)

* Myra Shumway (Rough Magic)

* Christine Slevil-Lewis-White from The 10th Kingdom.

* Amanda Spellman (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)

* Hilda Spellman (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)

* Sabrina Spellman (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)

* Zelda Spellman (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)

* Charity Standish (Passions)

* Samantha Stephens (Bewitched)

* Tabitha Stephens (Bewitched and Tabitha)

* Haley Stephenson (Angel)

* Mable, Margo and Mitzy Stillman (Charmed)

* Shiela Bennett (The Vampire Diaries)



T



* Countess Isobel Marguerite Thoreau (Smallville)

* Theodora (Oz the Great and Powerful)

* Tojola (Rough Magic)

* The Three Mothers (The Three Mothers trilogy)

* Hyacinthe Thistlethorps (Big Wolf on Campus)

* The Tri Chi Sorority alias Christy McGraw, Jenifer Hopper and Kim Wilson (Big Wolf on Campus)



U



* Urasue (InuYasha)

* Ursula (The Little Mermaid )



V



* Katrina Van Tassel (Sleepy Hollow)

* Lady Van Tassel and her sister the Crone from (Sleepy Hollow)

* Asa Vajda (Black Sunday)

* Violet Devereaux (Skeleton Key)

* Virgilia (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)



W



* Walpurgis Night (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

* Brianna Warren ("Charmed", great aunt of the Halliwell Sisters mentioned in the BOS)

* Melinda Warren (Charmed)

* Prudence Warren ("Charmed", Melinda Warren's daughter. shared her name with descendants Prue Halliwell, Prudence Melinda, Piper Halliwell's only daughter and Prudence Johna, Phoebe Halliwell's eldest daughter)

* The Warren Witches (Charmed)

* Shadow Weaver ("She-Ra" Animated Series)

* Winifred (a.k.a. Freddie) (Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers in the episode "Good Times, Bat Times")

* Winsome Witch (Secret Squirrel)

* The Witch (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)

* The Witch (Scooby-Doo, in the episode "Which Witch is Which")

* The Witch (Big Fish)

* The Witch (Brave)

* Witch Hazel (Looney Tunes)

* Witchiepoo (H.R. Pufnstuf)

* Witchmon (Digimon)

* Brianna Withridge (Smallville)

* Wuya (as a human) (Xiaolin Showdown)



X



* Madame Xanadu (DC Comics)



Y



* Yenmilla (The Imperiality Boy for the Life)

* Yubaba (Spirited Away)

* Yzma (The Emperor's New Groove)



Z



* Zelda (The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Kingdom)

* Zenioba (Spirited Away)
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