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Vampyres (1974)

R | | Horror | January 1975 (USA)
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A lesbian vampire couple waylay and abduct various passer-byes, both male and female, to hold them captive at their rural manor in the English countryside in order to kill and feed on them to satisfy their insatiable thirst for blood.

Director:

José Ramón Larraz (as Joseph Larraz)

Writer:

Diana Daubeney (screenplay) (as D. Daubeney)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marianne Morris ... Fran
Anulka Dziubinska ... Miriam (as Anulka)
Murray Brown ... Ted
Brian Deacon ... John
Sally Faulkner Sally Faulkner ... Harriet
Michael Byrne ... Playboy
Karl Lanchbury Karl Lanchbury ... Rupert
Margaret Heald Margaret Heald ... Receptionist
Douglas Jones Douglas Jones ... Manager
Gerald Case Gerald Case ... Estate Agent
Bessie Love ... American Lady
Elliott Sullivan Elliott Sullivan ... American Man
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Storyline

Fran and Miriam are a pair of beautiful vampires who get victims to pull over by hitchhiking. They proceed to bring them back to their house and drink their blood. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They shared the pleasures of the flesh, and the horrors of the grave!

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | Spain

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daughters of Dracula See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Essay Films,Lurco Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) | (R-rated)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Larraz wrote the screenplay in five days. See more »

Connections

Featured in Stephen King's World of Horror (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Stalking
Written by James Kenelm Clarke (as James Clarke)
Performed by James Clarke Orchestra
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One of the more underrated (and under-SEEN) vampire pics
27 August 2000 | by Joe StemmeSee all my reviews

The American Cinemateque gave a hundred or so lucky viewers the opportunity to watch what is likely to be the only surviving 35MM print of this film. Having seen dozens and dozens of Vampire-themed pictures, VAMPYRES certainly rates as one of the better little-seen titles in the sub-genre. Erotic, atmospheric and genuinely creepy, this film deserves fuller treatment in genre cinema studies. It is certainly the most 'oral' of all vampire pictures (you'll fully comprehend what I mean when you see it). A perfect double bill with the similarly themed (and even better) DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS.


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