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The Last Man on Earth -- After a plague turned the population into vampires leaving Vincent Price as the last survivor, he spends his time cleaning the streets, driving stakes into the vampire's hearts. In HD.


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William F. Leicester (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
8 March 1964 (USA) See more »
By night they leave their graves, crawling, shambling, through empty streets, whimpering, pleading, begging for his blood! See more »
When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Vincent Price ... Dr. Robert Morgan

Franca Bettoia ... Ruth Collins
Emma Danieli ... Virginia Morgan
Giacomo Rossi Stuart ... Ben Cortman (as Giacomo Rossi-Stuart)
Umberto Raho ... Dr. Mercer (as Umberto Rau)
Christi Courtland ... Kathy Morgan
Antonio Corevi ... Governor (as Tony Corevi)
Ettore Ribotta ... TV Reporter (as Hector Ribotta)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carolyn De Fonseca ... Ruth Collins (voice) (uncredited)
Rolando De Rossi ... (uncredited)
Giuseppe Mattei ... New People Leader (uncredited)
Alessandro Tedeschi ... Passerby (uncredited)

Directed by
Ubaldo Ragona (Italian prints) (as Ubaldo B. Ragona)
Sidney Salkow (uncredited in Italian prints)
Writing credits
William F. Leicester (screenplay) and
Richard Matheson (screenplay) (as Logan Swanson)

Richard Matheson (novel "I Am Legend")

Furio M. Monetti  screenplay
Ubaldo Ragona  screenplay (as Ubaldo B. Ragona)

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Harold E. Knox .... associate producer
Robert L. Lippert .... producer
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell 
Bert Shefter 
Cinematography by
Franco Delli Colli (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Gene Ruggiero 
Franca Silvi 
Production Design by
Giorgio Giovannini 
Set Decoration by
Brunello Serena Ulloa 
Costume Design by
Angiolina Menichelli  (as Lilly Menichelli)
Makeup Department
Piero Mecacci .... makeup artist
Production Management
Lionello Meucci .... assistant production manager
Vico Vaccaro .... production manager
Luciano Volpato .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carlo Grandone .... assistant director
Sound Department
Enzo Silvestri .... sound engineer
Armando Timpani .... sound recordist
Bruno Zanoli .... boom operator
Camera and Electrical Department
Alfonso Avincola .... still photographer (uncredited)
Angelo Lannutti .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Alvaro Lanzoni .... camera operator (uncredited)
Renato Pedrini .... chief electrician (uncredited)
Federico Tocci .... key grip (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carmen Frosali .... wardrobe mistress (uncredited)
Music Department
Alfonso D'Artega .... orchestrator
Norman B. Schwartz .... music editor (as Norman Schwartz)
Other crew
Rita Agostini .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Franco Rispoli .... production secretary (uncredited)
Ermete Santini .... production secretary (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Damned Walk at Midnight" - USA (alternative title)
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86 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2007) | Germany:16 | Portugal:M/12 | UK:PG (2007) | UK:X (1966) | USA:Unrated
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The film takes place in 1968.See more »
Continuity: Morgan drops his bag of stakes on the driveway before loading the bodies into his car, then he gets directly into the car without picking up the stakes.See more »
[first lines]
Robert Morgan:Another day to live through. Better get started.
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79 out of 93 people found the following review useful.
"I am the", 1 May 2002
Author: Backlash007 from Kentucky

The Last Man on Earth is a great film to watch alone. Horror veteran Vincent Price plays Dr. Robert Morgan, a desperate and lonely man who's left alone in an apocalyptic world; A world ruled by zombie-like vampires as a result of a widespread plague. These vampire zombies are highly reminiscent of George Romero's walking dead in Night of the Living Dead. Price does a remarkable job interacting with practically nothing. He's alone throughout the majority of the film. His performance largely carries this low budgeter. When you watch the movie alone, you really feel where his character is coming from and a sense of hopelessness is established. The Last Man on Earth is really a thought-provoking, creepy classic. I recommend it be watched with Charlton Heston's The Omega Man to see another take on the same story (both were based on Richard Matheson's "I Am Legend").

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