However, Harry dodges the cop's enquiries efficiently. The youth draining Vampire could assume the form of a giant bat. She is told that all of the guests are survivors of a well known plane crash that occurred just over a year ago, and that they meet regularly at the mansion to celebrate and "remember those who died", this being their thirteenth reunion. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. She tries to kill another man who picks her up but fails, but then finds another victim in a park (Pierce Brosnan) and kills him. Picking up the kukri from the old house, she walks into her mother's bedroom and kills William as Emma screams in horror. Dracula and his minions, Dracula often gathered both Vampire, humans and other supernatural creatures as his servants. Direct Sunlight will destroy most Vampires instantly. This makes her suspicious about his identity and she goes to see the dead body again in the hospital. Ruth and Andrew investigate and find that the corpses are being replaced by mannequins for burial, and that the funeral directors are secretly taking the dismembered carcasses to Chesterton Clinic. Van Helsing believed that using the golden bat, the six remaining Vampires would be able to reincarnate the deceased Seventh Vampire. Surprisingly, she is invited to stay for a dinner party he is throwing for several guests, including Rothwell. And again, neither Emily nor Lolly are able to remember him recounting these events to them before. Clear running water could destroy at least one species of Vampire. It is revealed that everything was a ploy, and the entire sequence of events were staged to deceive everyone into believing the house was haunted and they were forced to flee. Newly appointed morgue worker Edwin Bord (Peter McEnery) becomes obsessed with number 9, which is being often repeated to him in his everyday interactions with people and experiences. David doesn't believe her and locks her in one of the bedrooms of the house. A Field Guide to the Hammer House of Horror Women - Flashbak Dracula was impaled by an iron railing, which did not even cause him any pain, while count mitterhouse was stabbed in the stomache with a spear which merely bounced off of his flesh. Hammer House of Horror : The Vampire Collection [DVD] Ingrid Pitt starred as Countess Dracula and she starred as a vampire lesbian lover in the aptly titled film ‘Vampire Lovers’. However due the fact that Captain Kronos Vampire hunter states that there are as "many different vampires as beasts of prey", many fans believe that they take place in the same canon using this as an explanation for the various different types of vampires seen in the different film series. Mrs. Henska tells Clifford the legend of the Countess who, 300 years ago, was bestowed with an eagle from a lover that first killed her husband after he tortured her for adultery, and then she went on to kill 107 men by seducing and bringing them home. In the 20th century there were still those who worshipped and those who hunted vampires, though the belief and study of the creatures was still relatively obscure. Best known as Hammer Films' most seductive female vampire of the early 1970s, the Polish-born Pitt possessed dark, alluring features and a sexy figure that made her just right for Gothic horror! It is the first in the series of Hammer Horror films inspired by the Bram Stoker novel Dracula. The Vampires in the numerous Hammer Horror films series such as the Dracula film series the Karnstein film series and one off films such as the Kiss of the Vampire, Vampire Circus, and Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter were not intended to take place in the same canon. Click here to read. Martin had wired the place during his visit and perhaps purposefully allowed them to escape as part of his experiments. She has a voracious appetite for sex and eats only raw steaks. Newspaper journalist Ruth Cairns (Julia Foster) is given an assignment to cover an unconventional weight loss programme at the Chesterton clinic. Several villages however lived in fear of vampires such as Dracula, the Karnstein family and Count Mitterhouse. After buying it for a good price, a couple and their young daughter move into a house that was the scene of a macabre murder. Not all people they bite or kill become Vampires only those they wish to become Vampires will become one. He tries to contact Gwen but, after the recent deaths that have occurred at the estate, Gwen is deeply shaken. The Evans learn that the Peters have abruptly left England, and that William and Emma were never married. With Lucinda's spell now broken, David and Mary are reunited. ANDREW GARVEY reviews Visitor from the Grave, the 11th episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series. A worker in a hospital mortuary becomes convinced that a conspiracy of evil has chosen him as the devil's disciple. Hammer's first in the series of films inspired by Dracula. There were many different types of Vampires with different powers, weaknesses, appearances and even motivations. But Tom thinks it was too real to be a dream. Shelley investigates the house a third time, and is welcomed by the ghost of old Lady Strudwick (Eleanor Summerfield), apparently the mistress of the manor. Evidence of them taking place in the same canon comes from the fact that the main Vampire villain in Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter is referred to as a Karnstein, and also that Dracula is referenced in the film Countess Dracula. Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of late eighteenth-century Gemany. Harry and Penny seek help from a tarot card reader named Margaret (Mia Nardi) who summons Charlie's spirit and learns that he seeks revenge. All types of vampires possess advanced strength. All Vampires are immortal. The doppelgänger attacks Janet and David like a zombie. Mary tries using the voodoo doll against Lucinda by recasting it in her image, but fails. Meanwhile, the werewolf enters their bedroom through the house and attacks Sarah as Mrs Ardoy and the children watch in delight. Certain Vampires can not be killed by fire. It was directed by Terence Fisher, and stars Peter Cushing, Michael Gough, Carol Marsh, Melissa Stribling and Christopher Lee. Jack, a wealthy old man, dies under mysterious circumstances, after which his nephew Graham (Leigh Lawson) arrives to claim the art collection his uncle bequeathed to him. It is then revealed that Natalie is the killer, who roams the streets in disguise in skimpy costumes looking for men who want to take her to bed and then kills them. Mary throws water on Lucinda, which weakens her as witches are afraid of water. Chuck Spillers (Brian Cox) is released from prison after serving two years for burglary, with the help of an elderly pet shop owner Martin Blueck (Peter Cushing), who also gives him money and offers him a job in his shop. The Vampire species that the Karnstein family belonged to could only be killed by a wooden stake through the heart or decapitation. Donald Fearney's 'The Legend of Hammer Vampires' Documentary Part One of Three. Graham overpowers Macardo and makes away with the fetish. The story is set in the late 1700s, but at the General's ball the orchestra plays a couple of pieces by Johann Strauss Sr. (1804 - 1849) and Léo Delibes (1836-1891). Dracula regularly hypnotises people into obeying his every command through his stare. Edwin continues to obsess over number 9 and develops psychosomatic symptoms. 3.1 out of 5 stars 9 ratings. Vampires are able to survive and shrug off injuries that would kill an ordinary human. Lust For a Vampire is a 1971 British Hammer Horror film written by Tudor Gates, directed by Jimmy Sangster, and starring Yutte Stensgaard, Michael Johnston and Barbara Jefford. Terence is working on a protein supplement from a plant that he cultivated which may help to eliminate hunger in the poorer nations of the world. The fire continues to burn but the spell is already completed. As he begins searching for the house, he comes across a woodcutter who denies any knowledge of the house or of any supernatural creatures in the woods. As he returns home and starts a fire in the basement to burn it, he trips and falls onto Charlie Boy and is killed after being impaled on one of the knives protruding from it. This led to the London-based Hammer Film Productions giving her roles in such gothic horror features as Blood of the Vampire, The Gorgon and Rasputin: The Mad Monk.