The ten best movie witches
Hollywood's most notable hocus pocus hags
Tue Feb 12 2013
The Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton)
‘The Wizard of Oz’ (1939)
Traditional. She is your classic old hag. So, pointy black hat, livid green complexion, warts and all.
Attempted arson on the Scarecrow is perhaps her most heinous. Plenty are willing to forgive her cruel intentions towards Dorothy – after all, the girl did carelessly dump a house on her sister.
5/10. It’s those marauding winged monkeys you’ve really got to worry about.
‘What a world. What a world. Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my wickedness.’