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The Vampire Bat (Blood Sucker) (1933)

Directed by
Frank R. Strayer Frank R. Strayer

Starring (View all)
Lionel Atwill Lionel Atwill
Dr. Otto von Niemann
Fay Wray Fay Wray
Ruth Bertin
Melvyn Douglas Melvyn Douglas
Karl Brettschneider
Maude Eburne Maude Eburne
Aunt Gussie Schnappmann
George E. Stone George E. Stone
Dwight Frye Dwight Frye
Herman Gleib
Robert Frazer Robert Frazer
Emil Borst
Rita Carlyle Rita Carlyle
Martha Mueller

Written by
Edward T. Lowe Jr. Edward T. Lowe Jr.


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A Well Done B-Movie

7 years, 3 months ago at Sep 2 14:24
B-Movies are typically the movies, that have some bad acting, writing, and pretty much everything in between, but for some reason we can't turn away from them. They either make us laugh, or just make us think how can you make such a bad movie. I tell you this, I have found one that is a gem. The Vampire Bat, has a scary atmosphere, which is hard to do with the quality of film back then. This vampi... read more
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The Vampire Bat is an old film that, at the time, put a new spin on the vampire story. Just what that spin is I can't say without spoiling the film for those who might want to watch it. If you do decide to watch it, keep an eye out for Fay Wray, who plays Ruth Burtin - you can't miss her, she's in every other scene. Classic film buffs might remember Fay from, amongst other things, the original King Kong. Fay really shines in this film, as does Dwight Frye as Herman Gleib, the gaunt and creepy looking guy with an unhealthy obsession with bats.
Release date: 21 January 1933
UPC: 089218627698
Tags: Horror (4), 1933 (2), Watch Online (1), Sci-fi (1), Mystery (1), Romance (1), Vampire (1), Classic (1), Vampires (1), 1930s (1), Gothic (1), Vintage (1), Mad Doctor (1)
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