On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people, a superstitious old peasant woman, suspects one young girl of being a vampiric kind of demon called a vorvolaka. Written by
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Stealthy, nameless terror empties tombs of those long dead!..buries those still alive!...leaves behind it DEATH...and worse!
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Rose Hobart was cast in the film, but Boris Karloff became ill and the production had to be shut down until he recovered. By the time he returned, she was already working on another film and was replaced. However, Hobart said in a 1984 interview that she can still recognize herself in long shots. See more
General Pherides has two stars on his collar to denote his rank, whereas Doctor Drossos has epaulettes of knotted embroidery. The Hellenic Army of the Balkans War did not use insignia on collars to denote rank. Rank was indicated on epaulettes. A Lieutenant General's epaulette had two large silver stars on gold embroidery with red edging. A Captain's epaulette has three smaller silver stars on a striped epaulette (red-gold-red). See more
Laws can be wrong, and laws can be cruel, and the people who live only by the law are both wrong and cruel.