In this classic (not the naff Nicolas Cage remake), a devout Christian police officer travels to Summerisle to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a girl. He ploughs along with the clues and discovers that the missing girl is alive.The twist:
The pagan residents of Summerisle have lured the deeply religious policeman to the island to offer him, not the girl, as a sacrifice to the Wicker Man. He is imprisoned in a large wicker statue and burnt alive.
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Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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