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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Universal's TV version of the film deleted nearly the entire climax. See more
The location of the action is never specified, and no character mentions any place names. However, the setting and dialogue frequently mixes mix both German and French styles and languages. For example, the owner of the Grand Hotel is called Bruno (a name derived from the German for brown) and wears lederhosen, but calls the nearby castle a "Chateau", and refers to a "Herr Doctor" while speaking to a woman he calls "Madame". See more
You keep away from here, or we'll set the dogs on you!
The original UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC to edit some gore from the climactic bat attack. See more
Referenced in O Beijo do Vampiro
Performed by James Bernard See more