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Writers:
John K. Butler (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
21 May 1945 (USA) See more »
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Slave of the blood lust!!!
Plot:
In a small African port, a tawdry bar is run by a old man named Webb Fallon. Fallon is actually a vampire, but he is becoming weary of his "life" of the past few hundred years. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

John Abbott ... Webb Fallon
Charles Gordon ... Roy Hendrick

Peggy Stewart ... Julie Vance
Grant Withers ... Father Gilchrist
Emmett Vogan ... Thomas Vance
Adele Mara ... Lisa
Roy Barcroft ... Capt. Jim Barrett
Martin Wilkins ... Simon Peter
Frank Jaquet ... The Doctor
Jimmy Aubrey ... The Bum
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George M. Carleton ... Sailor (uncredited)
Fred Howard ... Sailor (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ... Sailor (uncredited)
Arlyn Roberts ... Dancer (uncredited)
Constantine Romanoff ... Sailor (uncredited)
Floyd Shackelford ... Native (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... Sailor with Barrat (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ... Sailor (uncredited)
Jim Thorpe ... Native (uncredited)
Ralph Volkie ... Sailor (uncredited)
Zack Williams ... Taba (uncredited)

Directed by
Lesley Selander 
 
Writing credits
John K. Butler (screenplay) and
Leigh Brackett (screenplay)

Leigh Brackett (original story)

Produced by
Rudolph E. Abel .... associate producer (as Rudy Abel)
 
Cinematography by
Robert Pittack (photographed by)
Bud Thackery (photographed by) (as Ellis Thackery)
 
Film Editing by
Tony Martinelli 
 
Art Direction by
Russell Kimball 
 
Set Decoration by
Earl Wooden 
 
Makeup Department
Peggy Gray .... hair stylist
Bob Mark .... makeup supervisor
 
Sound Department
Dick Tyler Sr. .... sound (as Richard Tyler)
 
Special Effects by
Howard Lydecker .... special photographic effects
Theodore Lydecker .... special photographic effects
 
Visual Effects by
Gordon Schaefer .... transparency projection shots (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Tom Steele .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Richard Cherwin .... musical director
 
Other crew
Jerry Jarrette .... dance director
 

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Runtime:
59 min
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Certification:
UK:H (1946) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #10530)

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"The Vampire's Ghost" was released by Republic on a double bill with "The Phantom Speaks."See more »
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Referenced in Charles Manson Superstar (1989) (V)See more »

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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Peggy Stewart in Vampire's Ghost., 21 June 2009
Author: Mike Newton (newton.mike67@yahoo.com) from Hamilton OHIO

I had never seen or heard of the Vampire's Ghost until I attended a Western film festival where Peggy Stewart was a guest star. She was a popular Western heroine at Republic, making films with Bill Elliott, Sunset Carson and Allan Lane. When they announced they were going to run it, she made a face and said, "Oh no, you're not." Peggy never attends screenings of her old films because it brings back memories that make her cry. She says she always recalls what went on behind the scenes and would rather talk with the fans. When I saw it, I recall one particular scene where she is supposedly walking in a trance. She had shoulder length hair and a beautiful face. It's no wonder her co-workers and fans love her. At the awards banquet, they presented her with a plaque which had the figure of a ghost on it. She got a big laugh out of that.

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