A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an escaped prisoner from her past; a Russian count in the early 1800s who stumbles upon a family in the countryside trying to destroy a particularly vicious line of vampires; and a 1900-era nurse who makes a fateful decision while preparing the corpse of one of her patients - an elderly medium who died during a seance.
A story that goes beyond the boundaries of the Supernatural to the half-world of the living dead... Where a woman's soul inhabits a fly's body... where vampires suck only the blood of those they love dearest.
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Did You Know?
Boris Karloff came onto the production because he was under contract with American International Pictures who were interested in doing another picture with Mario Bava. See more
In the AIP version of "The Telephone" segment, when the ghost letter is being written, you see 2 fingers holding the paper. When it cuts to Rosy's reaction, she is holding the letter with both hands. See more
You have no reason to be afraid.
As documented by Tim Lucas (in Video Watchdog #5), the order of the segments was rearranged by AIP for the English-language release. The original ordering was: "The Telephone," "The Wurdalak," and "The Drop of Water." In addition, "The Telephone" was re-dubbed and slightly re-cut by Bava at AIP's request to create a supernatural angle and disguise the lesbian overtones of the story. See more
Referenced in Witchfinder