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Blood Bath (1966)

Unrated | | Horror | 2 March 1966 (USA)
A crazed artist who believes himself to be the reincarnation of a murderous vampire kills young women, then boils their bodies in a vat.

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Antonio Sordi
Marissa Mathes ...
Daisy Allen
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Dorean (as Linda Saunders)
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Karl Schanzer ...
Max, the artist (as Carl Schanzer)
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Cafe Manager
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Abdul the Arab
Jonathan Haze ...
Beatnik
Fred Thompson ...
Beatnik
David Ackles ...
Carousel Operator
Thomas Karnes
Frank Church
David Miller
Jess Nichols
Lowe Stephens
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A crazed artist who believes himself to be the reincarnation of a murderous vampire kills young women, then boils their bodies in a vat.

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Just over 9 minutes were cribbed from "Portrait in Terror." Jack Hill shot all the new scenes with William Campbell and most of the beatnik footage, while Stephanie Rothman added all the vampire footage. See more »

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Featured in AIP: Fast and Furious (1985) See more »

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2 September 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It helps to watch Track of the Vampire after seeing Hill's cult film Spider Baby. Not that it helps it make more sense, it just warms you up to weirdness that doesn't always make sense or flow too well. I feel that much of the film could be jumbled around in a different order and possibly feel less like the patchwork it is, and making the main character into a vampire sure shows signs of forcing it all to fit. Many images in the film do command respect, the cut to the dry lake bed, the carousel, the endearingly overlong beach dance, and the comical Bucket of Blood-like scenes. I personally thrive on surreal imagery from the early 60's (Carnival of Souls, I Bury the Living, Night Tide) and this film contains some of my favorites. Still, a definate example of parts being more than the whole.


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