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Dance of the Vampires (1967)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 17 November 1967 (Italy)
A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Professor Abronsius
... Alfred
Alfie Bass ... Shagal, the Inn-Keeper
Jessie Robins ... Rebecca Shagal
... Sarah Shagal
... Count von Krolock / Narrator
... Herbert von Krolock
... Koukol, the Servant
... Magda, the Maid
... Village Idiot
... Sleigh Driver
Andreas Malandrinos ... Woodcutter
... Woodcutter
Matthew Walters ... Woodcutter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Herbert (voice)
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Storyline

The elderly bat researcher, professor Abronsius and his assistant, Alfred, go to a remote Transylvanian village looking for vampires. Alfred falls in love with the inn-keeper's young daughter Sarah. However, she has been spotted by the mysterious count Krolock who lives in a dark and creepy castle outside the village... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Comedy | Horror

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17 November 1967 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The portrait on the wall in Alfred's bedroom in Count von Krolok's castle is of Richard III, king of England from 1483 to 1485. See more »

Goofs

After Alfred and the professor have escaped the tower, they walk down a hallway next to the ballroom and approach three vampires that are sitting with their backs to them. The left vampire is wearing a blue coat with spots. and the lady in the middle a cream colored dress. The next shot we get a good view of the dancing in the ballroom itself and the gentleman and the lady are both visible in the foreground of this shot. The lady sitting just in frame at total left, and the gentleman standing in the foreground totally right of the screen. The next shot we again see them sitting together with a third vampire in the hallway. See more »

Quotes

Professor Abronsius: Garlic!
Alfred, Abronsius' Assistant: You think so?
Professor Abronsius: Almost without a doubt.
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Crazy Credits

Fangs by Dr. Ludwig von Krankheit. See more »

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Featured in Lionpower from MGM (1967) See more »

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The most beautiful film ever made
21 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

This gem of a film is, at least to me, the most beautiful movie ever made. I highly recommend it to everyone who loves to be spellbound by fairy-tales and fairy-tale-like horror-films, by pictures of snow-heralded baroque-clad characters that remind us of our childhood experiences and childhood fears. If only at least 10% of all movies could be like that!


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