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1985 (USA) See more »
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An evil witch brings back to life the infamous Elizabeth Bathory, who was executed several hundred years previously for murdering young woman and bathing in their blood. | Add synopsis »
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2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Paul Naschy ... Waldemar Daninsky / Werewolf
Julia Saly ... Countess Elisabeth Bathory
Silvia Aguilar ... Erika
Azucena Hernández ... Karen (as Azucena Hernandez)
Beatriz Elorrieta ... Mircaya
Rafael Hernández ... Second graverobber (as Rafael Hernandez)
Pepe Ruiz ... Second thief
Ricardo Palacios ... First graverobber
Tito García ... First thief (as Tito Garcia)
David Rocha ... Young bandit
Charly Bravo
Luis Barboo ... Bandit
José Riesgo (as Jose Riesgo)
Manuel Pereiro
Ramón Centenero (as Ramon Centenero)
Alexia Loreto ... Victim in the stall besides her boyfriend
José Thelman (as Joseph Thelman)
Mauro Rivera
José Luis Baringo (as Jose L. Baringo)
José Cela (as Jose Cela)
Berto Navarro
José Luis Chinchilla (as Jose L. Chinchilla)
José Sacristán
Pilar Alcón ... Barbara (as Pilar Alcon)
Narciso Ibáñez Menta ... The professor (as Narciso Ibañez Menta)

Directed by
Paul Naschy  (as Jacinto Molina Alvarez)
 
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(in alphabetical order)
Paul Naschy  (as Jacinto Molina Alvarez)

Produced by
Modesto Pérez Redondo .... producer
Julia Saly .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Alejandro Ulloa 
 
Film Editing by
Pedro del Rey 
 
Costume Design by
León Revuelta 
 
Makeup Department
Ángel Luis De Diego .... makeup artist
 
Special Effects by
Antonio Molina .... special effects
 

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Also Known As:
"El retorno del Hombre-Lobo" - Spain (original title)
"The Night of the Werewolf" - International (English title)
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92 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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The music playing during the opening and end titles is taken from Stelvio Cipriani's soundtrack for Tentacles (1977).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When vampire Erika is seducing Waldemar, the mirror above them is supposed to show no reflection. When he lifts his arms, they are not reflected at all, but the same arms. The mirror is a projection of the same scene taken without Erika in the shot.See more »
Quotes:
Countess Elisabeth Bathory:From now on, you will be my faithful servant, and soon your master will be my slave.See more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Not as bad as might at first appear, 15 October 2004
Author: funkyfry from Oakland CA

This is the type of movie where most audiences will just laugh at the film, especially in that it is mostly dated, but people who have seen some really bad movies of this type (like me) will realize that there are actually some good things here.

The lighting and photography are generally speaking very good. There are some good mist effects and lighting effects that use the smoke and colors to create a good spooky effect a la Mario Bava.

The makeup is also quite well done for its time.

The story is the usual cr*p about vampires coming back to life, but it's kind of interesting that they threw the werewolf into it and made him sort of the good guy.

Also a lot of decent gore here for fans of that type of thing.

All in all, a film that should amuse those looking for a "golden turkey" but will also delight those who appreciate good European horror.

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