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Grave of the Vampire (1972)

Kroft, a legendary vampire, returns from sleep. Kroft attacks a couple in a graveyard, raping the woman. The child born feeds only on blood from his mother's breast.

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Caleb Croft
Lyn Peters ...
Anne Arthur
Diane Holden ...
Anita Jacoby
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Olga
Eric Mason ...
Lieutenant Panzer
Jay Adler ...
Old Zack
Jay Scott ...
Paul
William Guhl ...
Sergeant Duffy
Margaret Fairchild ...
Miss Fenwick
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Sam
Frank Whiteman
Abbi Henderson ...
Carol Moskowitz
Inga Neilsen
Lindis Guinness ...
(as Lindus Guinness)
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Kroft, a legendary vampire, returns from sleep. Kroft attacks a couple in a graveyard, raping the woman. The child born feeds only on blood from his mother's breast.

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Father and son--related by BLOOD! ANYONE'S BLOOD!

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21 February 1975 (West Germany)  »

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Seed of Terror  »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Caleb Croft also appears in Kim Newman's "Anno Dracula"-novels. See more »

Quotes

Carol Moskowitz: Wow, Professor, you make a groovy medium!
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At the end of the film, "Fin--ou peut etre pas," appears on the screen. It's French for "The End -- Or Maybe Not." See more »

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Featured in Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012) See more »

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Very creepy 70's vampire flick
30 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't really expecting Grave Of The Vampire to be very good. I bought it because I found it in a bargain section for only a couple of bucks. I must say, that it was well worth what I paid for it. Grave Of The Vampire has one of the most atmospheric graveyard scenes that comes to mind. Weird lighting, fog, and sinister music really make the opening scene in an old cemetery quite effective. Michael Pataki makes a great vampire. Actually, he looks like a zombie vampire during the opening scene, which I really liked. The film is very dated, so don't go into it expecting it to be comparable to something like Blade for example. However, for a good, spooky night movie it certainly hit the mark.


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