The Fearless Vampire Killers Or: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck
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- Vintage Making-Of Featurette The Fearless Vampire Killers: Vampires 101
- Theatrical Trailer
- Languages: English and French
- Subtitles in English, French and Spanish
- Rated: Not Rated
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 5, 2004
- Originally Released: 1967
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
- Mono 1.0 - English
- Mono 1.0 - French
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Performer:||Ferdy Mayne, Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate & Alfie Bass|
|Directed by||Roman Polanski|
|Edited by||Alastair McIntyre|
|Screenplay by||Roman Polanski & Gérard Brach|
|Composition by||Krzysztof Komeda|
|Cinematography by||Douglas Slocombe|
|Produced by||Gene Gutowski|
|Executive Production by||Martin Ransohoff|
"...[With] authentic mood, production design and Christopher Komeda's superb musical score..."
"[With] very eccentric charm."
"[A] delightful oddity. There's a dream-like, gothic quality to it..."
"[H]andsomely shot and designed..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Director/co-writer Roman Polanski (The Pianist, Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown) spoofs vampire movies with this droll balancing act of shocks and laughs. He also portrays Alfred, mousy apprentice to a doddering researcher of vampirism (Jack MacGowran)...and the lovestruck defender of gorgeous Sarah (Sharon Tate) when the Count (Ferdy Mayne) tries to make her the ghoul of his dreams. It's all fang-tastic fun!
- Theatrical release: November 13, 1967 (New York City).
- Director Roman Polanski disapproved of the edited, retitled, and partially redubbed version of the movie released in the U.S. and tried (unsuccessfully) to have his name removed from the credits.
- The artwork for the original U.S. movie poster was done by racy cartoon artist Frank Frazetta.
- The script was originally written in French, but the film was shot in English.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 122 ratings.
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