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Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural (1973)

 -  Horror  -  May 1975 (USA)
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A young girl who returns to her hometown to see her dying father finds herself being drawn into a web of vampirism and witchcraft.

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Complete credited cast:
Lesley Taplin ...
Lemora (as Lesley Gilb)
Cheryl Smith ...
William Whitton ...
Hy Pyke ...
The Bus Driver
Maxine Ballantyne ...
The Old Woman
Steve Johnson ...
Parker West ...
Charla Hall
Jack Fisher
Buck Buchanan
Richard Blackburn ...
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A young girl who returns to her hometown to see her dying father finds herself being drawn into a web of vampirism and witchcraft.

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Run, little girl! Innocence is in peril tonight! See more »

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Lemora, the Lady Dracula  »

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Alvin Lee's car seen at the beginning of the film is a French Citroen Traction Avant made from 1934 - 1957. See more »

Quotes

Lemora: Tomorrow, after the ceremony, you and I will become blood sisters... and all my power... all my beauty... all my life will be yours to share.
Lila Lee: What kind of ceremony? In the church?
Lemora: Yes.
Lila Lee: Baptist?
Lemora: Oh, no. Much more ancient than that. A church that all the others came from. A ceremony that goes so far back no-one knows when it began.
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Featured in Confessions of Lemora (1994) See more »

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Absolutely brilliant.
22 March 2004 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Richard Blackburn's "Lemora:A Child's Tale of the Supernatural" is one of the most atmospheric horror movies I have ever seen.It is filled with incredibly haunting and hypnotic atmosphere that left me speechless.This wonderfully uncanny horror film was filmed in 1973 and released in 1974 only to be banned by the Catholic Film Board.The acting is excellent-Lesley Gilb is especially memorable as a hooded and pale Lemora.She is a haunting and sinister character,who reminds me the myths of Lamia and Lilith,vampires who drink the blood of children.Cheryl Smith is also outstanding as a young 14 year old Lila Lee."Lemora:A Child's Tale of the Supernatural" is a masterpiece of atmospheric horror-for example the scenes with Lemora's vampire children are extremely eerie.A must-see for horror fans.10 out of 10.


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