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Atom Age Vampire (1960)

Seddok, l'erede di Satana (original title)
Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 19 August 1960 (Italy)
A stripper is horribly disfigured in a car accident. A brilliant scientist develops a treatment that restores her beauty and falls in love with her. To preserve her appearance the doctor ... See full summary »

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(story), (scenario) (as Gino De Sanctis) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto Lupo ...
Prof. Alberto Levin
Susanne Loret ...
Jeanette Moreneau
...
Pierre Mornet
Franca Parisi ...
Monique Riviere
Andrea Scotti ...
Il giardiniere
Rina Franchetti ...
Gabby
Roberto Bertea ...
Sacha
Ivo Garrani ...
Il commisario
Gianni Loti
Tullio Altamura
Gianna Piaz ...
Girl
Francesco Sormano
Nicoletta Varè
Appio Cartei ...
(as Cartei Appio)
Bruno Benedetti
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Storyline

A stripper is horribly disfigured in a car accident. A brilliant scientist develops a treatment that restores her beauty and falls in love with her. To preserve her appearance the doctor must give her additional treatments using glands taken from murdered women. His unexplained ability to turn into a hideous monster helps with this problem but does nothing to win her love. The doctor's woes multiply as the police and the girl's boyfriend begin to close in on him. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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You'll gasp with Horror . . . a spine-tingling motion picture only the atom age could produce! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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19 August 1960 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Atom Age Vampire  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Movies title is a sloppy translation of original Italian name; the there are no vampires in this movie. See more »

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References Doctor X (1932) See more »

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Much better than the title would indicate
28 November 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Like a previous poster mentioned, I also purchased this film for about 50 cents (USD). I wasn't expecting much from a DVD film that didn't even cost one dollar. It turned out to be a pleasant surprise! The change sequences from human to monster were amazingly well done for the time and the acting and dubbing to English were not bad either. Also, the late 50s early 60s black and white look and feel to the film was a plus. Many of the Italian made horror films I've seen from this era have a certain atmosphere and charm to them that is fascinating to watch. They often have a more bizarre or off beat story then USA made horror films of the same period. That's refreshing if you are a horror film fan like me and see lots of these movies hoping for something a little different. If you have the chance to view it, this film is well worth your time.


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