In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but also with the headmaster who is desperate to become Mircalla's disciple, and the equally besotted and even more foolish author Richard Lestrange.

  1. Jimmy Sangster


  2. Tudor Gates


  3. Sheridan Le Fanu


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  1. Ralph Bates

    Ralph Bates

    Giles Barton

  2. Barbara Jefford

    Barbara Jefford

    Countess Herritzen

  3. Suzanna Leigh

    Suzanna Leigh

    Janet Playfair

  4. Michael Johnson

    Richard Lestrange

  5. Yutte Stensgaard

    Yutte Stensgaard

    Mircalla / Carmilla Karnstein

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Lust for a Vampire
Lust for a Vampire


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  • September 2, 1971
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

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