La orgía nocturna de los vampiros (1973)

Spain,
80m (UK), 86m (USA), 109m (Spain)
35mm film, Eastmancolor, 2.35:1, Techniscope
Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by León Klimovsky.

Plot Summary

A group of travellers are stranded when their coach breaks down. They seek shelter in a strange village that at first appears deserted, but which is in fact inhabited by odd locals who seem determined not to let the travellers leave – locals who only come out at night…

Credits

Crew
Director: León Klimovsky
© [not given on screen]
José Frade Producciones Cinematográficas S.A.
Producer: José Frade
Production Manager: José Salcedo
Script: Gabriel Burgos, Antonio Fos
Assistant Director: Andrés Vich
Script Supervisor: Erika Szel
Photography: Antonio López Ballesteros
Camera Operators: Pedro Martín, Saturnino Pita
Stills: José Salvador
Editor: Antonio Ramírez de Loaysa
Assistant Editor: Federico Vich
Labs: Fotofilm Madrid S.A.
Music: Ediciones Phonorecord
Sound: José María San Mateo
Costume Designer: Peris
Make Up: Francisca Guillot, Miguel Ses
Special Effects: Pablo Pérez
Art Director/Set Decorator: Gumersindo Andrés
Property Masters: Antonio Luna, Jesús Mateos, Ricardo Mengíbar
Construction: Cubero & Galicia
Production Assistants: Jesús Yagüe, M. Martin
Locations: Estudio Roma; Talamanca del Jarama; Sesena; Uceda; Torrelaguna; Putones

Cast
Jack Taylor (Louis)
Dianik Zurakowska (Alma)
Charo Soriano (Raquel)
Helga Liné (the countess)
José Guardiola (Boris)
Manuel de Blas (Marcus)
David Aller (Caesar)
Indio González [real name: Gaspar González] (Ernesto)
Luis Ciges (Godo)
Antonio Páramo (Bujoli)
María Vidal (Criada)
Sandalio Hernández (Mesonero)
Fernando Bilbao (Gigante)
Alfonso De la Vega (lame blacksmith)
Rafael Albaicín (Afilador)
L. Villena (conductor)
Fernando Romero (child)
Sarita Gil (Violet)
Fernando Gobal [the giant – uncredited]

Alternative Titles

The Vampire's Night Orgy – USA
Grave Desires
– USA (re-release)
Orgy of the Vampires

References

Books

Cinematic Vampires by John L. Flynn p.190
Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema
by Jonathan Rigby pp.158, 264-65, 327
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.417
Vampire Films of the 1970s: Dracula to Blacula and Every Fang Between by Gary A. Smith pp.121-122; 221-222 – review; credits