Do Not Cite The Deep Magic to me Witch


The movie Witch adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ book was premiered on December 7th, 2005, at the Royal Film Performance.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe[1] premiered in the theatres based on the children’s book of the same name by C. S. Lewis[2]. In one scene of the film, Aslan, a lion, interrupts the White Witch by telling her not to cite the deep magic to him.

One of the scenes depicts Aslan discoursing with the White Witch, who is uttering the ancient words of the deep magic, to which Aslan disrupts her with the iconic quote, “do not cite the deep magic to me witch”.


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