Ganja & Hess

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Ganja & Hess (1973, USA) is a Vampire film directed by Bill Gunn.


Main Details

  • Released in 1973 | Color
  • Running Time: 110 min | USA: 78 min (cut version)
  • Production Co: Kelly/Jordan Enterprises
  • Distribution Co: Kelly/Jordan Enterprises (1973) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Bill Gunn
  • Written by Bill Gunn
  • Starring Marlene Clark, Duane Jones, Bill Gunn, Sam Waymon, Leonard Jackson, Candece Tarpley, Richard Harrow
  • Produced by Jack Jordan, Quentin Kelly, Chiz Schultz, Joan Shikegawa
  • Original Music by Sam Waymon
  • Cinematography by James E. Hinton
  • Film Editing by Victor Kanefsky

Plot Summary

  • After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor's assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.

Also Known As

  • Black Evil
  • Black Vampire (USA) (video title)
  • Blackout: The Moment of Terror
  • Blood Couple (cut version)
  • Double Possession
  • Vampires of Harlem


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