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The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971)
"La noche de Walpurgis" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  1972 (USA)
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Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Paul Naschy ...
Gaby Fuchs ...
Elvira
Barbara Capell ...
Genevieve Bennett (as Bárbara Capell)
Andrés Resino ...
Inspector Marcel
Yelena Samarina ...
Elizabeth Daninsky
José Marco ...
Pierre
Betsabé Ruiz ...
Pierre's girl (as Betsabe Sharon)
Barta Barri ...
Muller
Luis Gaspar ...
Distraught man
Ruperto Ares
María Luisa Tovar ...
First female victim
Julio Peña ...
Dr. Hartwig (coroner)
Patty Shepard ...
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Storyline

Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a likely site in the castle of Waldemar Daninsky, who invites the women to stay as long as they like. As Waldemar shows Elvira the tomb that supposedly houses the countess, she accidentally causes the vampire to come back to life, hungrier than ever. Daninsky has a hidden secret of his own, but will it be enough to save the two girls from becoming Wandessa's next victims? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Things happen that have never been seen by human beings. The blood flows like vintage wine. See more »

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ESP 30,343,032 (Spain)
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It's the extras on the disc that tip the scales
17 January 2007 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

This barely keeps afloat and is so slow in parts that when one of the characters falls asleep at the table we think for a moment she has dropped off in a state of boredom. And it is such a shame about the pacing because there are decent moments, lovely girls, lots of nudity and blood, even a little gore. The slo-mo gliding of the lady vampires is good too and there are a few minutes somewhere in the middle where it looks as if the film is rising to some altogether different level. But no we are soon back to a plodding Mr Naschy and the plodding script. It's the extras on the disc that tip the scales and the interview with Mr Plod is welcome and goes some way to helping one understand his popularity!


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