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Film Flashback: Daughters of Darkness

Today’s classic film is Daughters of Darkness, also known as Le Rouge aux Levres (The Lips of Red). It came out back in 1971, and is definitely one of the darker vampire films out there. Daughters of Darkness was directed by Harry Kumel and stars Delphine Seyrig, Daniele Quimet and John Karlen (who was in…

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Film Flashback: Vampire Lovers

These cold winter nights are perfect for getting warm and cuddly on the couch, drinking hot cocoa and watching a classic vampire film – and what better film than today’s film flashback – Vampire Lovers. This 1970 flick was the first in Hammer Films Karnstein Trilogy, based loosely on Sheridan Le Fanu’s “Carmilla.” The film…

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Film Flashback: Curse of the Undead

If you love vampires and dig B-grade westerns then I’ve got the perfect old movie for you – Curse of the Undead. This classic came out in 1959 and was originally intended as a satire of the vampire theme, but the final version ended up being fairly serious. While this movie may not be the…

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Film Flashback: Vampyr

Today where going back to 1932, to Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer’s chilling and atmospheric film – Vampyr. This classic French film stars Barron Nicholas de Ginsburg (listed as Julian West in the credits), Sybille Schmitz, Maurice Schutz and Rena Mandel. Known in England as The Strange Adventure of David Gray, it was made by…

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Film Flashback: Mark of the Vampire

Old school vampire movies should never be forgotten, so today we’re taking another trip to the past to check out one of these beloved classics. Today’s movie pick is “Mark of the Vampire,” a 1935 Tod Browning film staring the legendary Béla Lugosi, as well as Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Lionel Atwill and Jean Hersholt….

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Film Flashback: Dracula’s Daughter

There may be a handful of new vampire movies being released every month, but we can’t forget about those old school vamp flicks. So it is film flashback time, and today’s vamptastic film is Dracula’s Daughter. Dracula’s Daughter is a 1936 vampire horror movie that was a sequel to the 1931 film Dracula; it was…

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