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Gerald Thomas, 1966) and The Vampire Happening (Freddie Francis, 1971), to bizarre exercises in genre helmed by art-cinema icons, such as The Fearless Vampire Killers (Roman Polanski, 1967) and Blood for Dracula (Paul Morrissey, 1974), the last of which was initially released as Andy Warhol's Dracula.
Polanski met and fell in love with Tate during the production of his film The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967).
And the genre has frequently proved to be game for a laugh with flicks such as The Fearless Vampire Killers and Love At First Bite.
Admitting as much is tantamount to that scene in the 1967 movie The Fearless Vampire Killers where the hero pretends to be a bloodsucker in order to pass through a ballroom full of dancing nosferatu, but comes unstuck after waltzing in front of a giant mirror in which only his reflection is visible.
The show is a musical remake of the 1967 Roman Polanski film of the same name, although it was re-titled The Fearless Vampire Killers by Hollywood studio bosses.
Duda analyzes several texts to illustrate this evolution, moving quickly between novel, film, TV, and graphic novel without giving much attention to how different media might change the interpretation or the message: Dracula (1931), Horror of Dracula (1958), The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), Captain Kronos (1974), Interview with the Vampire (1976), Vampire Hunter D (1985), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume I (1999), Angel (1999-2004), and Van Helsing (2004).
Carrafa, who did two shows last season, is busy again: In November, he teams with his Urinetown director, John Rando, for Dance of the Vampires, which is based on Roman Polanski's 1967 film The Fearless Vampire Killers and features a score by rock composer Jim Steinman.
He will star in a musical called Dance Of The Vampire, based on Roman Polanski's movie The Fearless Vampire Killers.
As Roman Polanski showed with The Fearless Vampire Killers or even George Hamilton's Love At First Bite, there's bags of comedic material in the world of the undead.