Gerald and Marianne Harcourt are traveling by car when the car breaks down and they have to spend a few days in a small, remote village. It doesn't take long before they are invited to Dr. Ravna's castle. Without their knowledge, Dr. Ravna is the leader of a vampire cult, and he has become astonished by Marianne's beauty...
Shocking! - Horrifying! - Macabre!
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Did You Know?
The car used in the movie is an original 1903 De Dion Bouton model Q, loaned to Hammer by the National Motor Museum. See more
In this story set in preWWI Europe, Marianne, Sabena and practically all the other women wear hairdos similar to that of Jacqueline Kennedy, the First Lady of the USA in 1963. See more
When the devil attacks a man or woman with this foul disease of the vampire the unfortunate human being can do one of two things. Either he can seek God through the church and pray for absolution or he can persuade himself that his filthy perversion is some kind of new and wonderful experience to be shared by the favoured few. Then he tries to persuade others to join his new cult.
The original UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC to edit some gore from the climactic bat attack. See more
References So Long at the Fair
Performed by James Bernard See more