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Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter

  • Film

Time Out says

Even by latter-day Hammer standards, writer-director Clemens transfuses movie vampire lore outrageously, and introduces conventions from a host of other pulp forms. Kronos is an unmistakably Germanic comic strip hero with a crusading zeal for his profession (Stan Lee out of Lang's Siegfried). By medieval standards he's distinctly cosmopolitan - carries a samurai sword, smokes dope, meditates; is accompanied on his travels by the scholarly Hieronymous Grost as he rescues distressed damsels from pillory or despatches bullies in Falstaffian taverns. Though Clemens manages sly quotes from the likes of Nosferatu and The Seventh Seal, the film has absolutely no pretensions beyond being a thoroughly endearing entertainment, and succeeds admirably despite the pastiche of incongruous conventions.
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Release Details

  • Duration:91 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Brian Clemens
  • Screenwriter:Brian Clemens
  • Cast:
    • Horst Janson
    • John Carson
    • John Cater
    • Shane Briant
    • Caroline Munro
    • Ian Hendry
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