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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Paul
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 ...
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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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15 November 1982 (USA)  »

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I, Desire  »

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

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Marge Bookman: Pat! Pat, your ride's here and my feet are killing me.
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Desire, The Vampire
31 October 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film has a strong opening, a murder, then looks like it is going to deteriorate into the usual fifth rate predictable trash, but the consensus is that this somewhat off-beat tale of modern horror is both a superior effort and vastly under-rated. A female vampire posing as a prostitute to procure her, or perhaps that should be its, victims, a cynical detective working his first homicide - which soon becomes a killing spree - a deranged former priest who is not so deranged, and our hero - a righteous man - one who will not be tempted by the sins of the flesh. Yeah, "Desire" delivers the goods.

David Balsiger is the law student who having tangoed with the evil one in the hospital where his girlfriend works as a nurse, goes on her trail only to be arrested by an undercover policewoman for soliciting a prostitute. Fortunately, although he doesn't find her, she finds him, but how can a righteous man overpower a fiend who can rip iron security bars from a third floor window and leap out of it with impunity? Who knows, but good will triumph over evil. Or will it? Gripping stuff, even three decades and more on.


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