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José Luis Madrid (screenplay)
José Luis Madrid (story)
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20 September 1972 (France) See more »
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Some kind of sadist, but not human, is murdering people. A doctor is convinced that the killings are the evil workings of a reclusive odd baron who died many years ago. | Add synopsis »
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THE HORRIBLE SEXY VAMPIRE (Jose' Luis Madrid, 1970) *1/2 See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Wal Davis ... Count Oblensky (as Waldemar Wohlfahrt)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barta Barri ... Comisario
Anastasio Campoy ... Forense
Susan Carvasal
Victor Davis
Kurt Esteban
Luis Induni ... Jefe de policía
Patricia Loran ... Marianne
José Marco
Luis Marugan
Anthony Ramos
Ada Tauler ... Regina (as Adela Tauler)
Mary Trovar
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Directed by
José Luis Madrid 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
José Luis Madrid  screenplay
José Luis Madrid  story

Produced by
Al Peppard .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ángel Arteaga 
 
Cinematography by
Francisco J. Madurga 
 
Film Editing by
Gaby Douglas 
 
Production Management
Joseph Teller .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Enrik P. Gomar .... assistant director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
G. Cruz .... assistant camera
Kirk Hudson .... camera operator
Frank Muller .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Marta Cooper .... assistant editor
Mary Ripoll .... assistant editor
 

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90 min | Italy:85 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
THE HORRIBLE SEXY VAMPIRE (Jose' Luis Madrid, 1970) *1/2, 13 May 2006
Author: MARIO GAUCI (marrod@melita.com) from Naxxar, Malta

The original Spanish title for this film was THE VAMPIRE OF THE HIGHWAY but it isn't any more appropriate than the ludicrous one it is saddled with here; now if it had been called "The Horrible, Stupid Film"...

Ostensibly a vampire flick, our villain here is also capable of invisibility(!) and only bites his victims after strangling them to death; besides, he keeps busting his descendant's balls to get him to do the right thing and drive a stake through his heart!! Now is that stupid or what? The latter is an albino-ish, handsome young man who, unfortunately, is prone to drinking himself senseless practically every night. All the girls in the film (of which there are, for no reason at all, about five or six) are there literally to undress, take a shower, put on the most inconsequential of nighties, make love with their hunk of a boyfriend and expire at the hands of the marauding Count Winninger(!) who naturally sports a Dracula-like cape and keeps his coffin in the basement of his castle. There is also the usual roster of disbelieving police detectives and officers who only serve as fodder for the blood-thirsty vampire.

My unconditional love for Horror movies will get me to watch almost anything in that vein, especially something of this vintage; it's a pity that this one here proved to be so anemic...

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