Gerald and Marianne Harcourt are traveling by car when the car breaks down and they have to spend a few days in a small, remote village. It doesn't take long before they are invited to Dr. Ravna's castle. Without their knowledge, Dr. Ravna is the leader of a vampire cult, and he has become astonished by Marianne's beauty... Written by
Giant devil Bats...summoned from the caves of Hell to destroy the lust of the Vampires!
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The car used in the movie is an original 1903 De Dion Bouton model Q, loaned to Hammer by the National Motor Museum. See more
When Gerald stumbles down the stairs, he collides with the statue (a lion) on the banister, which moves, revealing its fake and flimsy nature. See more
[referring to Marianne
I will not say that she has not changed in any way., Mr. Harcourt. She has, as you may put it, grown up - tasted the more sophisticated, more erotic fruits of... life.
[realizing that she has been initiated into vampirism
Oh, my God!
God is hardly involved, Mr. Harcourt.