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Desire, the Vampire (1982)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Horror, Thriller  |  15 November 1982 (USA)
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A Los Angeles student working as a coroner's assistant falls in love with a strange young woman.

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David Balsiger
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Detective Jerry Van Ness
Marilyn Jones ...
Cheryl Gillen
Barbara Stock ...
Mona
Arthur Rosenberg ...
Milton King
James Victor ...
Dr. Herrera
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Anne Bloom ...
Marge Bookman
Linda Lawrence ...
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Adele Rosse ...
Head Nurse
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Larry
James Oliver ...
Restaurant Manager
Ann Blessing ...
Pat
John Bennick ...
Newscaster
Nigel Bullard ...
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A Coroner's assistant (who is also a law student) gets involved in a strange case involving his girlfriend's place of employment (a hospital) and Vampires after Milton King is drained of his blood. Strange things happen as a defrocked priest tries to thwart all efforts to solve this case. Written by George Britt <georgebritt@hotmail.com>

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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The movie was originally titled "I, Desire", when it premiered on ABC in 1982. See more »

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[last words]
Marge Bookman: Pat! Pat, your ride's here and my feet are killing me!
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one underrated movie
5 October 2000 | by (hendersonville,tennessee) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie first in 1982 and then again in 1983 which is a shame because it really is a pretty fair vampire flick.David Naughton plays a mortician who is convinced that a vampire is running loose in Los Angeles.The movie then runs like an episode of "Kolchak the Night Stalker" as his buddies mercilessly taunt him especially in one scene where a morgue drawer rolls out by itself.The audience meanwhile discovers who the vampire is as Naughton does,but by then it is too late.Not to give away the anti-climactic ending,but the vampire's identity does come as a surprise.Still though,it is a good movie.


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