|Directed by:||Riccardo Freda; Mario Bava|
|Written by:||Piero Regnoli; Rijk Sijöstrom; Riccardo Freda|
|Produced by:||Luigi Carpentieri; Ermanno Donati|
|Music by:||Roman Vlad|
|Edited by:||Roberto Cinquini|
|Released:||April 5th, 1957 |
|Running time:||85 min.|
I Vampiri is an Italian horror film of the vampire subgenre. It was initially directed by Riccardo Freda, but completed by Mario Bava. The script was written by Piero Regnoli, Rijk Sijöstrom and Riccardo Frea based on a story treatment by Regnoli and Sijöstrom. It was produced by Titanus and Athena Cinematografica. It was released in Italy on April 5th, 1957. It was released in the United Kingdom in 1960. It did not premiere in the United States until 1963.
|Gianna Maria Canale||Giselle du Grand|
|Carlo d'Angelo||L'ispettore Chantal|
|Dario Michaelis||Pierre Lantin|
|Wandisa Guida||Laurette Robert|
|Angiolo Galassi||Ronald Fontaine|
|Renato Tontini||L'asistente del Professore Grand|
|Charles Fawcett||Signor Robert|
|Gisella Mancinotti||Amica di Laurette|
|Miranda Campa||Signora Robert|
|Antoine Balpetré||Professor Julien du Grand|
|Paul Muller||Joseph Signoret|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- I vampiri, I vampiri (1957), I Vampiri (1957), Lust of the Vampire and Lust of the Vampire (1957) all redirect to this page.
- The tagline for this film is "Beautiful Parisian girls were his victims!".
- Director Riccardo Freda is credited as Robert Hampton under English-dubbed releases of this film, which were under the title of The Devil's Commandment.
- Riccardo Freda and Mario Bava also worked together on the 1959 creature feature, Caltiki, the Undying Monster.
- I Vampiri is the first Italian horror film of the sound era.
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