Salem Witch Trials
Screenplay byMaria Nation
Directed byJoseph Sargent
StarringKirstie Alley
Alan Bates
Theme music composerJonathan Goldsmith
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducerJohn Ryan
CinematographyPierre Gill
EditorDebra Karen
Running time189 minutes
Original release
ReleaseMarch 2, 2003 (2003-03-02)

Salem Witch Trials is a 2003 American-Canadian historical drama miniseries directed by Joseph Sargent and starring Kirstie Alley and Alan Bates. It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials.[1][2]



The series was shot in Toronto and Cornwall, Ontario.[3]


The series debuted on DVD and Blu-ray on September 30, 2008 via Echo Bridge Entertainment. Neither version contains any extras.[4]


  1. ^ Gates, Anita (1 March 2003). "TELEVISION REVIEW; Fanning Mass Puritan Hysteria, in the Salem Style". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  2. ^ Herndandez, Ernio (1 February 2003). "Bates, Ustinov and MacLaine Star in CBS Mini-Series "Salem Witch Trials," March 2–4". Playbill. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  3. ^ Fries, Laura (27 February 2003). "Salem Witch Trials". Variety. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Salem Witch Trials Blu-ray".