The Kiss of the Vampire (Kiss of Evil)
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The Kiss of the Vampire (Kiss of Evil)
Producer Anthony Hinds used the alias John Elder to pen the screenplay of Kiss of the Vampire. Dr. Ravna (Noel Willman), an early 20th century Bavarian, entices a British honeymooning couple, Gerald and Marianne (Clifford Evans, Jennifer Daniel), to accept his hospitality. Once ensconced in Ravna's chateau, the couple discovers with horror that Ravna, Bavaria's biggest fan of Count Dracula, is the leader of an enthusiastic vampire cult. Clifford Evans plays the Van Helsing counterpart, Professor Zimmer, a vampire expert who first tries to warn the couple out of the area and then saves… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A beautifully photographed film."
‑ Geoff Andrew, Time Out
"Some will doubtless argue the point, but Don Sharp's The Kiss of the Vampire (1963) may very well be the best of all the Hammer horror films."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The Kiss of the Vampire is a palm-rubbing good time for fans of gothic vampire stories!"
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, Horror.com
"Director Don Sharp's first major feature was one of the studio's more subtle efforts and far more effective for that, with an intelligent script and striking use of colour."
‑ , Film4
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