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The Loreley's Grasp (1973)

Las garras de Lorelei (original title)
The legendary Loreley has been living for centuries in a grotto beneath the river Rhein in Germany. Every night when the moon is full, she turns into a reptile-like creature craving for ... See full summary »

Director:

Amando de Ossorio
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Kendall ... Sigurd, the Hunter
Helga Liné ... Lorelei (as Helga Line)
Silvia Tortosa ... Elke Ackerman, the Teacher
Josefina Jartin Josefina Jartin ... Boarding School Principal
Loreta Tovar Loreta Tovar ... Martha (as Lolita Tovar)
José Thelman José Thelman ... Carlo Donati (as Joseph Thelman)
Luis Induni ... Mayor
Francisco Nieto Francisco Nieto ... Blind Violinist
Betsabé Ruiz Betsabé Ruiz ... Bride-to-be (as Betsabe Ruiz)
Luis Barboo ... Alberic, Loreley's Servant
Ángel Menéndez Ángel Menéndez ... Professor Von Lander (as Angel Menendez)
Sergio Mendizábal Sergio Mendizábal ... Doctor (as Sergio Mendizabal)
Marisol Delgado Marisol Delgado ... Brigitte (as Mary Sol Delgado)
Victoria Hernández Victoria Hernández ... Teresa, Brigitte's Girlfriend (as Vicky Hernandez)
María Vidal María Vidal ... Maid (as Mary Vidal)
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The legendary Loreley has been living for centuries in a grotto beneath the river Rhein in Germany. Every night when the moon is full, she turns into a reptile-like creature craving for human blood. When one girl after another of a nearby boarding school is killed by her, a hunter named Sirgurd is engaged to kill the monster. Written by Andreas Pieper <piepean@uni-muenster.de>

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You'll Never Sleep Alone Again!

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Fantasy | Horror

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Trivia

The film had never been picked up by a German distributor during its initial release phase. Only in 2012 the film was released by Austrian label Shock Entertainment, who even created a German dubbing (in 70s style). In 2014 the film was released officially for the first time in Germany (by Mad Dimension). See more »

Goofs

When Sirgurd swims to the surface and is helped onto the speedboat, he tosses the bomb and says "Let's go". However the boat is still anchored. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

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Not That Bad
29 January 2019 | by EdIsInHellSee all my reviews

Lots of gore. Pretty good storyline. Not the best acting ever but what do you expect from a film of this nature. I would recommend it to fans of horror.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

24 August 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

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C.C. Astro, Profilmes See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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