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The Loreley's Grasp (1974)

Las garras de Lorelei (original title)
The legendary Loreley has been living for centuries in a grotto beneath the river Rhein in Germany. Every night when the moon is full, she turns into a reptile-like creature craving for ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Kendall ...
Sigurd, the Hunter
Helga Liné ...
Loreley
Silvia Tortosa ...
Elke Ackerman, the Teacher
Josefina Jartin ...
Boarding School Principal
Loreta Tovar ...
Blonde Student (as Lolita Tovar)
José Thelman ...
Carlo, the Groom-to-be ( (as Joseph Thelman)
Luis Induni ...
Mayor
Francisco Nieto ...
Blind Violinist
Betsabé Ruiz ...
Bride-to-be
Luis Barboo ...
Ángel Menéndez ...
Professor Von Lander
Sergio Mendizábal ...
Doctor
Marisol Delgado ...
Brigitte, Blonde in Bathtub (as Mary Sol Delgado)
Victoria Hernández ...
Teresa, Brigitte's Girlfriend (as Vicky Hernandez)
María Vidal ...
Maid (as Mary Vidal)
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The legendary Loreley has been living for centuries in a grotto beneath the river Rhein in Germany. Every night when the moon is full, she turns into a reptile-like creature craving for human blood. When one girl after another of a nearby boarding school is killed by her, a hunter named Sirgurd is engaged to kill the monster. Written by Andreas Pieper <piepean@uni-muenster.de>

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You'll Never Sleep Alone Again!

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Fantasy | Horror

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23 February 1974 (Spain)  »

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Trivia

The film had never been picked up by a German distributor during its initial release phase. Only in 2012 the film was released by Austrian label Shock Entertainment, who even created a German dubbing (in 70s style). In 2014 the film was released officially for the first time in Germany (by Mad Dimension). See more »

Goofs

When Sirgurd swims to the surface and is helped onto the speedboat, he tosses the bomb and says "Let's go". However the boat is still anchored. See more »

Connections

Edited into Amando de Ossorio: el último templario (2001) See more »

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Terrible presence of Loreley.
13 August 2012 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A series of nasty and bloody murders in which young and sexy women are found with their hearts torn out are connected to a horrible mythological creature known as the Loreley,who lives under water.Eurohorror goddess Helga Line plays Loreley and she transforms from beautiful woman to an ugly creature with an urge to kill.Only local hunter Tony Kendall can stop her reign of terror."The Loreley's Grasp" by Amando "Blind Dead" de Ossorio is a fantastic slice of Euro-exploitation.It's loaded with beautiful Euro babes and nasty heart-ripping sequences.The atmosphere of horror is well-developed and the acting is fairly good.The film is quite tame when it comes to erotica.The monster makeup tends to look terrible.Still the film works as a charming mood piece.8 buxom ladies out of 10.


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