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House of Dark Shadows
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Director:
Writers:
Sam Hall (screenplay) and
Gordon Russell (screenplay)
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Release Date:
6 March 1971 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
Barnabas Collins, vampire, takes a bride in a bizarre act of ultimate lust. See more »
Plot:
Vampire Barnabas Collins is accidentally released from his centuries-long confinement at his family's estate in Maine. He targets his clueless descendants who live there now and pursues Maggie, the incarnation of his lost love. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jonathan Frid ... Barnabas Collins

Grayson Hall ... Dr. Julia Hoffman

Kathryn Leigh Scott ... Maggie Evans

Roger Davis ... Jeff Clark

Nancy Barrett ... Carolyn Stoddard

John Karlen ... Willie Loomis

Thayer David ... Professor T. Eliot Stokes

Louis Edmonds ... Roger Collins
Don Briscoe ... Todd Blake (as Donald Briscoe)

David Henesy ... David Collins

Dennis Patrick ... Sheriff George Patterson

Lisa Blake Richards ... Daphne Budd (as Lisa Richards)

Jerry Lacy ... Minister

Barbara Cason ... Mrs. Johnson
Paul Michael ... Old Man

Humbert Allen Astredo ... Dr. Forbes (as Humbert Astredo)
Terrayne Crawford ... Todd's Nurse (as Terry Crawford)

Michael Stroka ... Pallbearer

Joan Bennett ... Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Camila Ashland ... Collinwood Party Guest (uncredited)

Chip Coffey ... Collinwood Party Guest (uncredited)
Robert Costello ... Collinwood Party Guest (uncredited)

George DiCenzo ... Deputy (uncredited)
Philip Larson ... Deputy (uncredited)

Directed by
Dan Curtis 
 
Writing credits
Sam Hall (screenplay) and
Gordon Russell (screenplay)

Produced by
Dan Curtis .... producer
Trevor Williams .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Bob Cobert  (as Robert Cobert)
 
Cinematography by
Arthur J. Ornitz  (as Arthur Ornitz)
 
Film Editing by
Arline Garson 
 
Casting by
Linda Otto 
 
Production Design by
Trevor Williams 
 
Set Decoration by
Kenneth Fitzpatrick  (as Ken Fitzpatrick)
 
Costume Design by
Ramsey Mostoller  (as Ramsee Mostoller)
 
Makeup Department
Verne Caruso .... hair stylist
Robert Layden .... makeup artist
Dick Smith .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Hal Schaffel .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William C. Gerrity .... assistant director (as William Gerrity Jr.)
Dwight Williams .... dga trainee (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
C. Robert Fine .... sound mixer (as Bob Fine)
Jack C. Jacobsen .... sound
Christopher Newman .... sound (as Chris Newman)
 
Stunts
Alex Stevens .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dick Mingalone .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Bob Cobert .... conductor
 
Other crew
George DiCenzo .... assistant to producer
Maggie James .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Das Schloß der Vampire" - Germany (imdb display title), West Germany
"Дом темных теней" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Amores de Vampiros" - Portugal (imdb display title)
"Chi no kuchibiru" - Japan (imdb display title)
"Hayaletler Satosu" - Turkey (Turkish title) (imdb display title)
"La casa dei vampiri" - Italy
"La fiancée du vampire" - France
"Nas Sombras da Noite" - Brazil
"Sombras en la obscuridad" - Mexico
"Sombras en la oscuridad" - Spain (imdb display title)
"Sombras tenebrosas" - Chile
"To spiti me tis mavres skies" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Vampyren banker på" - Denmark (imdb display title)
"Vampyrens hus" - Sweden
"Vampyrernos bröllop" - Finland (Swedish title) (informal title)
"Vampyyrien häät" - Finland (informal title)
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Runtime:
97 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Australia:SOA | Finland:K-16 (1987) | Finland:(Banned) (1971) | Ireland:18 | Norway:16 (1971) | UK:18 | UK:X (original rating) | USA:PG (certificate #22670) | USA:GP (certificate #22670, original rating) | West Germany:16 (nf)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Professor T.E. (Theodore Eliot) Stokes is named after two famous writers: T.S. Eliot and vampire novelist Bram Stoker.See more »
Quotes:
Carolyn Stoddard:I'm beginning to wonder, cousin Barnabas, if I shall ever know you at all. There's so much about you... that I'm dying to know.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV)See more »

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