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Lust for a Vampire (1971)

 -  Horror  -  2 September 1971 (USA)
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In 1830, forty years to the day since the last manifestation of their dreaded vampirism, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ralph Bates ...
Giles Barton
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Countess Herritzen
Suzanna Leigh ...
Janet Playfair
Michael Johnson ...
Richard Lestrange
Yutte Stensgaard ...
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Miss Simpson
Pippa Steel ...
Susan Pelley
David Healy ...
Raymond Pelley
Harvey Hall ...
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Mike Raven ...
Michael Brennan ...
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Jack Melford ...
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Christopher Cunningham ...
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Judy Matheson ...
Amanda
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In 1830, forty years to the day since the last manifestation of their dreaded vampirism, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but also with the headmaster who is desperate to become Mircalla's disciple, and the equally besotted and even more foolish author Richard Lestrange. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A vampire's lust knows no boundaries...

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2 September 1971 (USA)  »

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Love for a Vampire  »

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Despite Mike Raven being a well-known radio presenter, his voice was dubbed by Valentine Dyall. See more »

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Towards the end, there is a shot from the top of a carriage bursting out the castle gates. The entire camera crew is visible for several seconds in front of the cart. See more »

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Featured in A Bit of Scarlet (1997) See more »

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Strange Love
Music by Harry Robertson
Lyrics by Frank Godwin
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Lust Is There, Le Fanu Isn't!
4 September 2001 | by (Brooklyn, USA) – See all my reviews

This definitely isn't the best Carmilla film (though the uncut version, unseen in the US, is highly erotic), yet it has a huge cult following largely due to the presence of Yutte Stensgaard. There are few one-hit wonder actresses in any genre who inspire such......lust. The edited US versions make this just another Hammer vampire film, the unedited version is definitely worth a look.


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