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The Valdemar Legacy review

It almost borders on amazing that The Valdemar Legacy (La Herencia Valdemar) has not been embraced as a cult item by horror fans around the globe. The Spanish production name-checks such genre icons as Poe (borrowing the name ”Valdemar” from one of his stories) to Lovecraft (the alleged source of inspiration for the screenplay) to Aleister Crowley, Bram Stoker, [...]

The Werewolf Vs the Vampire Woman (a.k.a. La Noche De Walpurgis, 1971): Review

The Werewolf Vs the Vampire Woman (a.k.a. La Noche De Walpurgis, 1971): Review

Paul Naschy returns for his third outing as Waldemary Daninsky, the unfortunate aristocrat afflicted with the curse of lycanthropy. You have to give the old ghoul credit for trying so hard to squeeze a little more blood out of the rapidly shriveling corpse. THE WEREWOLF VS. THE VAMPIRE WOMAN (known as LA NOCHE DE WALPURGIS [...]

La La Noche de Walpurgis (1971) - complete movie, free

La La Noche de Walpurgis (1971) – complete movie, free

LA NOCHE DE WALPURGIS (”The Night of Walpurgis,” 1971)  is the third film in which Spanish actor Paul Naschy portrayed Waldemar Daninsky, a nobleman cursed with lycanthropy. As in the previous year’s LOS MONSTROUS DEL TERROR (”The Monsters of Terror,” a.k.a. ASSIGNMENT TERROR), Daninsky is revived when the silver bullets that “killed” him in the [...]

Paul Naschy, RIP

Paul Naschy, RIP

75-year-old Spanish horror star Paul Naschy died in Madrid on Monday; cause of death was cancer. Naschy, a former weightlifter whose real name was Jocinto Molina Alvarez, starred in dozens of monster movies, many of which he also wrote and/or directred. His most famous role was that of Waldemar Daninsky, the doomed werewolf who appeared in a series of films in the ’60s and ’70s.