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La noche de Walpurgis
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Director:
Writers:
Paul Naschy (screenplay) and
Hans Munkel (screenplay)
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Release Date:
1972 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Things happen that have never been seen by human beings. The blood flows like vintage wine. See more »
Plot:
Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Positively one of THE most stunning werewolf or vampire films ever made! See more (45 total) »

Cast

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Paul Naschy ... Waldemar Daninsky
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 ... Countess Wandesa Dárvula de Nadasdy (as Paty Shepard)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eduardo Chappa ... Tramp / Monster (uncredited)

Directed by
León Klimovsky 
 
Writing credits
Paul Naschy (screenplay) (as Jacinto Molina) and
Hans Munkel (screenplay)

Produced by
Salvadore Romero .... producer
 
Original Music by
Antón García Abril 
 
Cinematography by
Leopoldo Villaseñor 
 
Film Editing by
Antonio Gimeno 
 
Set Decoration by
Ludwig Orny 
 
Makeup Department
María Carmen Alberdi .... assistant makeup artist (as Mari Carmen Alberdi)
José Luis Morales .... makeup artist
Nuria Paradela .... hair stylist (as Nuria Paradell)
 
Production Management
José Antonio Pérez Giner .... production manager (as José A. Pérez Giner)
Modesto Pérez Redondo .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carlos Aured .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Gumersindo Andrés .... assistant set decorator
Antonio Del Toro .... property master (as Antonio del Toro)
 
Sound Department
José María San Mateo .... sound technician (as Sanmateo)
 
Special Effects by
Juan Díaz .... special effects technician
Antonio Molina .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Juan Manuel García .... second assistant camera
Manuel Martínez .... still photographer
Fernando Moreno .... gaffer
Miguel Ángel Muñoz .... assistant camera
Javier Pérez Zofio .... camera operator (as Javier Pérez)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mercedes de Segovia .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Mercedes Gimeno .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Gene Corso .... director: English dubbing
Federico del Toro .... production assistant
Dick Randall .... English adaptor
Egbert Steffes .... production assistant
Erika Szel .... script supervisor
Simón Ramírez .... dubbed voice: Waldemar Daninsky (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La noche de Walpurgis" - Spain (original title)
"Blood Moon" - USA (video title)
"Werewolf Shadow" - USA (DVD title)
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Runtime:
86 min | Spain:85 min | USA:82 min | USA:95 min (restored version) | West Germany:87 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2004) | Germany:18 | Netherlands:12 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:16 (video rating) | Spain:18 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) (2005) | USA:R
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The English dubbed copy of this film is part of the Public Domain on the U.S. territory.See more »
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16 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Positively one of THE most stunning werewolf or vampire films ever made!, 17 February 2002
Author: mr2stroke (mr2stroke@prodigy.net) from San Francisco

Despite the low budget of this 1971 Spanish film, Wolfman vs. The Vampire Woman (Noche de Walpurgis) is a stunning and marvelous film to watch. The color and shot composition are amazing (along the lines of Bava or Argento) and the main charachter (played by Paul Naschy) is THE most ferocious wolfman I have ever seen. I am not necessarily a fan of werewolf movies, but Naschy's performance is truly gifted.

The sex appeal of the movie is perfect for the time. Breasts are exposed at the drop of a hat, and it actually adds to the tone of the film. Wolfman vs. The Vampire Woman esily competes with all but the best of the seventies Hammer Films, and surpasses most horror movies that have ever been made.

~Michel

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