Apprentice to Murder
|Release Date: February 26, 1988||Running Time: 94 mins.|
|MPAA Rating: PG 13||Box Office: $140,332.00|
|Genre: Drama, Thriller|
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Summary:In Pennsylvania Dutch country in 1928, 16-year-old Billy becomes an apprentice to Dr. Reese, a traveling preacher who claims to be able to heal the sick. When the local crops begin dying from a blight which no one can explain, Reese blames it on a hermit who lives in the area, charging the man with casting evil spells. Now wielding a great amount of influence over the impressionable Billy, Reese convinces the boy to help him murder the outsider.