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Hammer’s LUST FOR A VAMPIRE / On Blu-ray for the First Time / 12 August


The second in Hammer’s racy and rapturous Karnstein Trilogy, LUST FOR A VAMPIRE – directed by Jimmy Sangster (Writer of the legendary Dracula (1958) and The Curse of Frankenstein) – returns to wreck gloriously seductive horror once more. Bursting at the seams with lovingly put-together extras including a new featurette on Hammer in 1970, LUST FOR A VAMPIRE will arrive on Blu-ray™ for the first time and DVD on 12thAugust 2019 and is available to pre-order now: here

In 1830, forty years to the day since the last manifestation of their dreaded vampirism, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla (YUTTE STENSGAARD). The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but also with the headmaster (RALPH BATES) who is desperate to become Mircalla’s disciple.

As students in the school, inhabitants of the nearby village, and those who suspect Mircalla start to die, suspicion turns toward the Karnsteins and their ominous castle.  A visiting author, Richard Lestrange (MICHAEL JOHNSON), instantly falls for her seductive yet lethal charms; and must save her from the wrath of his fellow villagers, whilst protecting himself against her deadly kiss.


RUN TIME: 95 mins

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