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Writer:
Miguel Morayta (story)
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Release Date:
1963 (USA) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Begoña Palacios ... Ines Cagliostro
Erna Martha Bauman ... Countess Eugenia Frankenhausen
Raúl Farell ... Dr. Riccardo Peisser
Bertha Moss ... Frau Hildegarde
Carlos Agostí ... Count Siegfried von Frankenhausen
Pancho Córdova ... Justus (as Francisco A. Cordova)
Antonio Raxel ... Count Valsamo de Cagliostro
Enrique Lucero ... Lazaro
Lupe Carriles ... Lupe, the innkeeper
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nathanael León ... Torture Chamber Master (uncredited)

Directed by
Miguel Morayta 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Miguel Morayta  story and adaptation

Produced by
K. Gordon Murray .... producer (English language version)
Rafael Pérez Grovas .... producer
 
Original Music by
Luis Hernández Bretón 
 
Cinematography by
Raúl Martínez Solares 
 
Film Editing by
Gloria Schoemann 
 
Production Design by
Manuel Fontanals 
 
Set Decoration by
Carlos Arjona 
 
Makeup Department
Esperanza Gómez .... hair stylist
Armando Meyer .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Raúl H. Arjona M. .... production manager
Enrique L. Morfín .... production chief (as Enrique Morfin)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Américo Fernández .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
James L. Fields .... sound supervisor
Jesús González Gancy .... dialogue recordist (as Ing. J. Gonzalez Gancy)
Galdino R. Samperio .... sound re-recordist (as Galdino Samperio)
 
Special Effects by
Juan Muñoz Ravelo .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Miguel Araña .... lighting technician
Cirilo Rodríguez .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bertha Mendoza López .... wardrobe (as B. Mendoza Lopez)
Georgette Somohano .... wardrobe supervisor (as G. Somohano)
 
Editorial Department
Reynaldo P. Portillo .... synchronization editor
Rosa Schoemann .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Eduardo Mendoza .... titles
 

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Also Known As:
"Count Frankenhausen" - USA (promotional title)
"The Bloody Vampire" - USA (TV title)
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Runtime:
110 min
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Coffee break with Count Frankenhausen, 26 March 2001
Author: evilskip from Haunted Hacienda

For my 100th commentary I picked this little film.Another south of the border flick snapped up for a few pesos by K Gordon Murray.According to some film books this film was hacked down from its original running time but not the dvd I watched.It could have used 15 minutes trimmed.I'll get to that in a moment.

This film starts out great.A coach driven by a skeleton races noiselessly through the woods. Rather spooky.In it is the dreaded vampire Count Frankenhausen.When the Count gets to his home we're treated to more fog and spookiness.

Then the yakking begins.One of the Count's idiot neighbors is his sworn enemy Count Cagliostro.They've lived nearby for some time and didn't even know it!Anyway Count Cagliostro babbles endlessly about a new method to kill vampires.It isn't even used in this film but is in the sequel, Invasion Of The Vampires.Then the Count Cagliostro goes to the capitol probably to filibuster and we don't thankfully see him until the end of the film.

His daughter and doctor fiance discover that the evil Count lives nearby.So Anna goes undercover as a servant to the Countess there.For some reason the Count hasn't fanged his wife but fangs servant girls brought to him by the sadistic Frau Hildegard.Well Anna turns on Frankenhausen and off we go.

But in the middle of the film the vampire and the doctor have a seemingly endless conversation about COFFEE!!ARRGGH!Cut this right out of the movie please!

There is some real brutality here with the whipping of servants and one has his tongue cut out of his mouth.The last twenty minutes pick up the pace and we're treated to a nice chase and some spooky shots of the vampire.When the vampire changes into a bat however he looks like a vampiric Bugs Bunny.Rabbit ears are on that bad boy!

In the end there is a climactic showdown in the cave of the vampires.

All in all some of the spooky scenes save this movie.The soundtrack switches from choral music to jarring electronic weirdness which is creepy.Stay tuned for info on the sequel, Invasion Of The Vampires.

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