|release date||October 11 1971|
|studio||Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation|
|starring||Adrienne Corri, Thorley Walter, Anthony Higgins, John Moulder-Brown|
|tagline||Human fangs ripping throats - no sawdust can soak up the torrent of blood!|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA village in Nineteenth Century Europe is at first relieved when a circus breaks through the quarantine to take the local's minds off the plague. But their troubles are only beginning as children begin to disappear and the legacy of a long-ago massacre is brought to light.
By the time the 1970s rolled around, Hammer Studios was in decline. The beloved production company had churned out countless classics from the late 50s to late 60s, but after the departure of Anthony Hinds, who produced The Curse Of Frankenstein and Horror Of Dracula among others, the studio had taken a turn for the worse. Confused by current trends and an over saturated market (and no doubt affected by a new roster of studio heads), Hammer was in bad shape, turning out cheap films that looked cheap like Scars Of Dracula. Open to making one-off films that didn’t fit into any flagship franchises, they brought in an all new crew for Vampire Circus, a blood sucker film that has a unique place in the studio’s history. …Read More