Friday, October 23, 2009

The Vampire Lovers

The Vampire Lovers is a Hammer horror movie from 1970. The film is about a sexy vampire, played by Ingrid Pitt, who preys on Emma (Madeline Smith) and other beautiful young women. It is based on the vampire novella Carmilla. The movie is quite daring for its depiction of lesbianism. It's one of my favorite movies done by Hammer Films.

Ingrid Pitt:

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Ingrid Pitt & Madeline Smith:

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Ingrid Pitt & her bevy of beauties:

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Here's a couple of movie posters:

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Here's the trailer for the movie:



45 comments:

Gilligan said...

Great pictures! I love Ingrid Pitt.

The Writer said...

Yes I'm biased. I like vampires. Lesbian vampires fascinate most of human society in some deep dark place, you think? And who cares if they don't. Great obscure find.

Scott (gotankgo) said...

Sick post Keith. Ingrid Pitt makes one hell of a sexy and happening vampire!

K and S said...

I haven't seen this one. Thanks for the heads-up, Keith. I'll definitely check it out.

Son of Mad said...

Vampires AND lesbians?!? Sign me up! I need to see this film.

Jennifer Fabulous said...

How have I not seen this film?! I need to see this film!

TheAnswerMVP2001 said...

I've got a bunch of Hammer films on standby right now, eventually when I have some free time I'll start watching them, maybe I'll check this one out.

Mondo said...

Love this film Keith Right up my spooky street, Twins of Evil is worth a peep for more of the same

Amy said...

oh yes i saw that one not so long ago on MGM - very retro movie!

Midtown Girl said...

I think I am going to add this to my Halloween Movie list Keith!!

Thanks for sharing this with us - XOXO!

LENORENEVERMORE said...

I admire all your knowledge about movies from the past Keith...sexy vampires! Happy Friday Keith, the weekend is so very close...yayyy*

Mirko di Wallenberg said...

Hi,Keith, thanks for this great entry; it reminds me of my youth when I saw that movie and was scared to death afther seeing it! Have a great weekend!

Keith said...

Thanks Gil. Glad you liked this post.

Hey Writer. Thanks for commenting. I like vampires. It doesn't get much better than lesbian vampires to me. I enjoyed this movie a lot.

Keith said...

Hey Scott. Thanks. I really enjoyed this one. Ingrid was definitely one hot vamp.

Hey K&S. I hope you get a chance to see it. It's definitely a Hammer classic.

Keith said...

Hey Son. Definitely so. You can't get much better than lesbian vampires.

Hey Jennifer. I hope you get a chance to see it. One of my favorite movies from Hammer.

Keith said...

Hey Answer. I love Hammer movies. This is one of my favorites. I hope you get the chance to see it. I think you'll enjoy it.

Keith said...

Hey Dave. Thanks. Glad you liked this one. Yeah, I've never seen Twins of Evil. I need to change that.

Keith said...

Hey Amy. That's cool that you actually saw this not long ago.

Hey Midtown. That's awesome. Definitely add it to your list. I think you'll like it.

Keith said...

Hey Lenore. Thanks. I appreciate that. I try to share my love of these things here on this and my other blog. I love this movie. Definitely a good movie for this time of year.

Keith said...

Hey Mirko. I'm so glad you enjoyed this post. I love this movie. I've seen it quite a few times over the years. It's one I actually own on DVD.

Nancy Sinatra Fan said...

If I was going to have a lesbian vampire come after me, I'd want it to be Ingrid.

Wolf Boy said...

This movie rocks! Lesbian vampires are awesome!

I hope you do a post on Madeline Smith some time.

Keith said...

Hey Phoebe. Thanks. I guess since I'm a guy I wouldn't have this happen to me. lol

Keith said...

Hey Wolf. I can definitely tell you're a fan of this movie. lol I don't blame ya. I do have a post on Madeline coming up soon.

Deana said...

How perfect for the season of Halloween! You get the babes and the fright.

Steve Langton said...

Just love those movie posters. The Vampire Lovers made a big impression on me when I caught it at the cinema. While I loved Ingrid, it was Kate O'Mara who was number one in my book. Incredibly sexy and a big hit on UK TV in subsequent years.

Gingeyginge said...

Love George Cole and Peter Cushing...Have a good weekend.

Keith said...

Hey Deana. Yeah, it's the perfect combo for the holiday.

Keith said...

Hey Steve. Thanks for commenting. Glad to see you're a fan of this movie. I love Kate and Ingrid. My girl was actually Madeline Smith in this one.

Keith said...

Hey Gingey. Thanks for commenting. Enjoy the weekend.

nookie said...

I need to see this:)

Yum-Yum said...

Madeline Smith is gorgeous.

Gabbi said...

Such a fan of 70's fright films and haven't seen this one yet! Will definitely have to find... thank you Keith!♥

Keith said...

Hey Nookie. I hope you get the chance.

Hey Yum-Yum. Yeah, she definitely is.

Hey Gabbi. I'm sure you will enjoy it. It's one of my favorite films from Hammer.

Kristin said...

I'm diggin' the hair.

Keith said...

Thanks Kristin.

Mrs. M. said...

i love these halloween inspired posts Keith. Stylish and relevant as always!

Jenny said...

Looks like a great Halloween movie!
And who wouldn't want to see lesbian vampires? What can compete with that??? =)

stilettostetico said...

OOooooh AND it Frankly would be a bloody Pleasure to be savagely biten by such a "Gothic/Vintage Vampires" 's Sexy squad !!!

à Bientôt, Antoine

Keith said...

Hey Mrs. M, Thanks so much. I'm glad you're enjoying these posts.

Hey Jenny. Thanks. It's a really cool movie. I don't see anything competing with lesbian vampires.

Hey Antoine. Thanks for commenting. That is so true. I sure wouldn't mind it.

Daniela said...

Geez, how do you come up with all these awesome trailers? This movie I haven't seen but will put up on my to-see list! Peter Cushing is awesome! Always loved him in anything he does.

wiec? said...

excellent post bro! vampire ladies rule!

see you in a couple of weeks.when i get back.

Keith said...

Hey Daniela. Thanks for commenting. When I decide on wanting to cover a movie, I try to find clips from it on youtube, etc. I definitely hope you see it.

Hey Wiec. Thanks. Glad you liked it. Take care. I'll see you when you get back.

Drake said...

Wonderful post, one of my favorite Hammer movies.

Keith said...

Hey Drake. That's cool that you dig this movie too.