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Track of the Vampire

Track of the Vampire

William Campbell
Director: Jack Hill, Stephanie Rothman Cast: William Campbell
William Campbell
, Sid Haig
Sid Haig
Jack Hill, Stephanie Rothman,

DVD (Wide Screen)

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This low-budget vampire quickie is distinguished mainly by the presence of director Stephanie Rothman, who emerged from Roger Corman's New World Pictures (for whom she directed the exploitation classic The Student Nurses) to become an acclaimed feminist filmmaker. The piecework story incorporates footage shot by original director Jack Hill, combined with incongruent elements from a Yugoslavian supernatural thriller titled Operation Titian which Corman obtained for a song, tied loosely together by new vampire material shot by Rothman. This may partially explain why the ancient Slavic vampire featured in the film decides to possess the body of a cheesecake photographer in California, who then murders his models in the name of Art. As one might imagine, this is pretty difficult to follow, but there are some good performances -- particularly from William Campbell as the haunted shutterbug -- and some fairly suspenseful scenes.

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Product Details

Release Date: 05/17/2011
UPC: 0883904243427
Original Release: 1966
Source: Mgm Mod
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:02:00
Sales rank: 52,010

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
William Campbell Actor
Sid Haig Actor
Sidney Hayers Actor
Jonathan Haze Actor
Sandra Knight Actor
Marissa Mathes Actor
Lori Saunders Actor

Technical Credits
Jack Hill Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Stephanie Rothman Director,Screenwriter
Mark Lowry Score Composer
Ronald Stein Musical Direction/Supervision
Alfred Taylor Cinematographer

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