This Day in Halloween: "Witchfinder General" (also known as "The Conqueror Worm" in the U.S.) starring Vincent Price premieres in Los Angeles in 1968. / Illustration by Angela Smith
Witchfinder General (also known as The Conqueror Worm in the U.S.) premieres in Los Angeles in 1968. The controversial and partially censored film features one of Vincent Price’s best performances. The film is successful and later becomes a cult favorite.