VAMPIRES 05 • Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971) + Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

Two 1970s gemes: an eerie take on the vampire and Jess Franco's ode to tits and fangs.

Part of our new series devoted to exploring the vampire in horror cinema, in this episode we dive deep into two 1970s films that combine the ghostly with the vampiric. The totally unclassifiable horror gem Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971) and Jess Franco's ode to tits and fangs Vampyros Lesbos (1971). 

Joining us in this episode is editor-in-chief of Diabolique Magazine, author and film critic Kat Ellinger, who has written a whole book on Daughters of Darkness.

Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971) from 00:04:30 (spoilers from 00:34:38)
Vampyros Lesbos (1972) from 00:43:36

This season is made possible with the support of Arrow Video. This week's pick from their vast catalogue is Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse

Produced and presented by Anna Bogutskaya

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