When the Mystery Gang meet famous horror writer Ben Ravencroft on their last mystery, he invites them to the small town Oakhaven, Massachusetts. Daphne and Velma free the Hex Girls and Velma convinces Thorn to use her inherited Wiccan power to read the spell to banish Sarah into her imprisonment. The gang investigate the mysterious sightings while they are there which seems to be connected to the locals of the town which turns into something much more. Fred and Daphne see Thorn doing some sort of ritual and are convinced the Hex Girls are witches. The gang launches an attempt to get the book while Sarah begins to turn pumpkins, trees, and a turkey into monsters in order to stop them. Everyone goes to the buckle's location, where Scooby discovers the buried book, which is actually a spell book.
While there for the Autumn Harvest Festival, Ben explains the history of his ancestor Sarah Ravencroft, who happens to be an evil witch. The gang then decides to split up; Fred and Daphne stay to watch the Hex Girls, Velma and Ben go explore an old barn and Shaggy and Scooby follow the Mayor. The gang and townsfolk celebrate their deliverance with a concert from the Hex Girls with Scooby Doo and the gang and the still-gigantic turkey joining in on the performance. The witch is revealed to be Mr. The gang, the Hex Girls and Ben meet in the woods. Ben takes back the book and finally summons Sarah. The film marks the first time voice actor and radio-personality voiced Shaggy, as who voiced Shaggy in needed time for his roles as , and on.
Disillusioned, Ben attempts to imprison Sarah, but she tells him that only a Wiccan can defeat her, and imprisons Ben in a magical sphere. The witch appears and gives chase, but is captured by Velma. Title Recording artist s Length 1. The film has been adapted into a book. It was released on October 5, 1999, and it was produced by although it contained a Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. Ben disputes this, claiming Sarah to be a who used natural herbs to heal people and reveals for years he has been searching for Sarah's medical journal to prove her innocence.
Running time 77 minutes Country United States Language English Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost is a 1999 -, and the second of the direct-to-video films based upon 's. However, he soon discovers that she has no loyalty to him and her ambitions are to destroy the world, rather than rule it alongside him. Ben reveals that Sarah was indeed a witch, who wielded her terrible and evil magic against many people before the Wiccans used their powers with nature to imprison her within her own spell book. Ben scolds everyone involved for exploiting Sarah's good name. He created the mystery at the museum and engineered the encounters with the gang, as he knew they could lead him to the book. It is the second of the first four Scooby Doo direct-to-video film to be animated overseas by Japanese animation studio.
Velma and Ben find a in the barn. However, Sarah manages to pull Ben in to make him suffer her fate with her, and they are both imprisoned inside the book. After taking the book from Ben, the gang attempts to flee in the Mystery Machine, but Ben with his newly acquired powers renders the Mystery Machine useless by damaging its tires. Velma locates the truck and explains that the truck's arm made the witch appear to fly, with the townspeople jointly involved. McKnight arrive to apologize to Ben for using his ancestor in their publicity stunt, explaining the witch was to boost the town's failing tourist economy and that they found inspiration from digging up the head marker for Sarah's grave; they kept it secret just not to upset Ben. It is then recalled that Scooby found what appeared to be a shoe buckle earlier, which was actually from Sarah's diary. At the same time, the Hex Girls, an all-female Gothic rock band, come to town bringing an audience there.
Scooby and Shaggy follow Corey, until they encounter the witch and flee to the gang. McKnight, who is Thorn's father. When they arrive, they find the town converted into a tourist attraction by Corey, complete with 17th-century replicas and attractions based on the alleged ghost of Sarah Ravencroft, an ancestor of Ben's who was persecuted as a and executed by the Puritan townspeople in 1657. All of the monsters that Sarah had created have also returned to normal. A burning branch falls onto the book, destroying it, ensuring that the Ravencrofts can never return. .
Like a number of animated films released in the late-1990s and early-2000s, The Witch's Ghost features real ghosts instead of traditional crooks in masks, giving the film a darker tone. . . . . .
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