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Grave of the Vampire Details

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This dark, violent British production stars Michael Pataki as a brutish vampire apparently lacking in Dracula's powers of seduction, since he finds it necessary to brutally rape a young woman (Kitty Vallacher) in order to sire a child. The product of this unholy mating is a half-human, half-vampire baby boy, bottle-fed on the blood of his now-insane mother (a truly sickening sight) until her eventual death from anemia. Later as a young man, the son (William Smith) is able to spend short periods in daylight, and his bloodlust is considerably lesser than that of his father. Tormented nevertheless by his evil condition, he curses his bloodline and defies his vampire heritage, tracking his father down to the university where he teaches occult sciences. Aside from Pataki's coarse but imposing performance, this low-budget film is a fairly routine genre entry, but the climactic, bloody duel between father and son vampires is quite gripping. ~ Cavett Binion, Rovi

Cast

Jay Adler
Michael Pataki
Carmen Argenziano
Margaret Fairchild
as Fenwick
William Guhl
Diana Holden
as Anita Jacoby
Lyn Peters
as Anne Arthur
William Smith
as James Eastman
Kitty Vallacher
as Leslie
Frank Whiteman
Inga Neilsen
Margaret Fairchild
as Fenwick
William Smith
as James Eastman
Kitty Vallacher
as Leslie
Lyn Peters
as Anne Arthur
Diana Holden
as Anita Jacoby

Crew

Daniel B. Cady
Producer
Earl Marshall
Art Director
Tino Zacchia
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