Director Don Sharp, who’s work was closely associated with Hammer Films, has died at the age of 89.
Sharp directed The Kiss of the Vampire (1962) and Rasputin the Mad Monk (1966) for Hammer. His other horror movies included Witchcraft (1964), Curse of the Fly (1965), The Face of Fu Manchu (1965) and Psychomania (1972).
Here’s the opening to The Kiss of the Vampire, considered one of the best opening vampire staking scenes in movie history:
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