Synopsis by Cavett Binion
This is a superior Hammer-style effort from Spanish horror star, Paul Naschy (aka Jacinto Molina), better known for his recurring werewolf character Valdemar Daninsky. Here Naschy portrays a rather beefy-looking version of the legendary vampire masquerading as Dr. Wendell Marlowe, the director of a castle-based sanitarium in which a quartet of lovely but unfortunate travelers have sought shelter for the night. Before long, the count has made late-night snacks of the three of them, sparing the virginal fourth woman for a ceremony intended to revive his long-dead daughter. All the Naschy trademarks are on hand, from the rich gothic feel to the nearly senseless story line (made worse by clumsy re-editing in the American release version); most available prints are missing much of the film's plentiful gore and kinky eroticism. This film is also known as Cemetery Girls, Cemetery Tramps, and Vampire Playgirls, among others.
Dracula, vampire, bloodsucker, nursing-home, resurrection, sacrifice, sanitarium, virgin, purity, traveling, daughter