13 Days of Horror: 5 Freaky Facts About “Hocus Pocus”
October 25, 2014
With Halloween right around the corner, we’re counting down the days by posting five fun or freaky facts about our favorite fright flicks.
Today’s featured film is “Hocus Pocus.”
1. Sarah Jessica Parker, who plays Sarah, is actually singing “Come Little Children” in the movie!
4. Sarah Jessica Parker researched her family history and was shocked to discover that her 10th great-grandmother, Esther Elwell, was arrested in Salem in the late 1600s for committing “sundry acts of witchcraft” to choke a neighbor to death. Esther’s case never went to court as the warrant for her arrest was issued after the Salem Witch Trials ended.
5. In 2008, Bette Midler said on the BBC show “Breakfast” this was her favorite film out of all the films sheâ€™s done. Ours too!