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Planet of The Vampires/Fun Facts

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

< Planet of The Vampires
  • This was the film on which Mario Bava's son, Lamberto Bava, began his career as his father's assistant. Lamberto would latter become a director himself.
  • This film had more then 15 titles before it was decided to be Planet of the Vampires.
  • German Import DVD has a Super-8 Version (German language only), as a special feature on the disc.
  • Director Mario Bava used the mirror-based Schufftan Process to combine live action with miniatures and thereby avoiding the costly matte/optical printing techniques.
  • In 1965, American International Pictures distributed this film, dubbed in English and titled "Planet of the Vampires", on a double bill with Die, Monster, Die! (1965).
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