Crypt of the Vampire

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Crypt of the Vampire (La cripta e l'incubo) (1964, Italy/Spain) is a Vampire-Horror film directed by Camillo Mastrocinque.


Main Details

  • Released on May 27, 1964
  • B&W/Color
  • Running time: 82 minutes (84 minutes- UK version)
  • Production Co.: E.I. Associates Producers | Hispamer Films | Alta Vista (uncredited) | MEC Cinematografica (uncredited)
  • Distribution Co.: Eagle Films (1964) (UK) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Carlo Schmidt Filmverleih (1967) (West Germany) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Camillo Mastrocinque
  • Written by Tonino Valerii and Ernesto Gastaldi (story and screenplay), from a story by María del Carmen Martínez Román (uncredited), based on the novel by Sheridan Le Fanu (uncredited), and José Luis Monter (uncredited)
  • Starring: Christopher Lee, Adriana Ambesi, Ursula Davis

Plot Summary

  • Count Karnstein sends for a doctor to help his sick daughter Laura. Her nurse believes she is possessed by the spirit of a dead ancestor, Carmilla. A young woman becomes intrigued by the mysterious deaths surrounding Laura after a carriage accident outside the castle forces her to stay. They become close friends until Laura becomes convinced the spirit of Carmilla is forcing her to kill.

Also Known As

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