A man and wife are terrorized by Mad Scientist Dr. Callistratus who was executed but has returned to life with a heart transplant. Along with his crippled assistant Carl, the 'anemic' Mad Scientist, believed to be a vampire, conducts blood deficiency research on the inmates of a prison hospital for the criminally insane to sustain his return to life. Written by
No woman alive is safe from the most frightening fiend in the history of horror!
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Shooting began October 21 1957, shortly before Hammer started filming "Horror of Dracula." Both features were scripted by Jimmy Sangster. See more
Kurt Urach's date of death is given as 1881 in the paper, but 1892 on his tombstone. See more