Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter


1h 31m 1972

Brief Synopsis

Vampire hunter and expert swordsman Kronos finds himself in a small village where several of the local young women have been found in an advanced state of age, their youth drained from them by a vampire's kiss. Kronos' search leads him to the Durward estate where he is met by the effete children of the apparently aged and sick Lady Durward.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Horror
Release Date
1972
Production Company
Hammer Films
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 31m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Synopsis

Vampire hunter and expert swordsman Kronos finds himself in a small village where several of the local young women have been found in an advanced state of age, their youth drained from them by a vampire's kiss. Kronos' search leads him to the Durward estate where he is met by the effete children of the apparently aged and sick Lady Durward.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Horror
Release Date
1972
Production Company
Hammer Films
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 31m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Quotes

What he doesn't know about vampires, you couldn't put in a flea's codpiece.
- Kronos
I've been saving a bottle of wine for a rainy day.
- Marcus
It's pouring.
- Grost
If a vampire should bestrode, close to the grave of a dead toad. Then the vampire, life shall give. And suddenly, the toad shall live.
- Captain Kronos
I know you've got guts, Kronos. I've seen them!
- Doctor Marcus
There are as many forms of vampire as there are beasts of prey!
- Hieronymous Grost

Trivia

This was to have been the first in a series of films. The poor box office cancelled those plans. The poor returns also contributed to the decline in the box office track record of Hammer Films.

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1972

Released in United States 1972