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Vampire (1979)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  7 October 1979 (USA)
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Vampire Anton Voytek's lair is disturbed by the ground-breaking for a new church. Anton attempts to start a modern life using his hoarded wealth but finds it's been confiscated by the ... See full summary »

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Cast

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John Rawlins
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Prince Anton Voytek
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Harry Kilcoyne
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Barrie Youngfellow ...
Andrea Parker
Michael Tucker ...
Christopher Bell
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Brandy
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Nicole DeCamp
Adam Farrar ...
Tommy (as Adam Starr)
Wendy Cutler ...
Iris
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Father Hanley
David Hooks ...
Casket Salesman
Brendan Dillon ...
Father Devlin
Joe Spinell ...
Captain Desher
Byron Webster ...
Selby
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Vampire Anton Voytek's lair is disturbed by the ground-breaking for a new church. Anton attempts to start a modern life using his hoarded wealth but finds it's been confiscated by the authorities. He takes revenge on the architect responsible who in turn, aided by a retired detective, tries to hunt down and destroy Anton. Written by Edna Thomasson

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7 October 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Großstadtvampir  »

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This was a pilot for a never-developed TV series. See more »

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John Rawlins: He killed her and mutilated her and nothing is being done about it?
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Vastly Underrated
26 June 2006 | by (southeastern U.S.) – See all my reviews

Next to the original "The Nightstalker" this may well be the best made-for-TV vampire flick there is. A superb cast led to a superior offering. Special effects were correctly kept to a minimum, allowing the story and performances to carry this hidden gem. Jason Miller gave a wonderful, sympathetic performance. I read where his portrayal of the vampire Voytek is Richard Lynch's favorite role, and well it should be

  • he is marvelous! I only wish that he would have been able to reprise


his role in the series that never was.

It is a rare film that leaves a favorable impression after 27 years. Rarer still one that was produced for the small screen. Vampire, for me, is such a film. To the Powers That Be: please release this on DVD soon. It is long overdue. A few extras would be nice too.


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