Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter uses the standard Hammer formula as the jumping off point for an entirely different kind of horror hero. Review: Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter 4 In just four short issues Titan Comics draws this new adventure of Captain Kronos ’ to a close. It was one of the first films to really take a stand and say, "Maybe fighting the blood-thirsty undead monsters shouldn&39;t be the realm of dusty old men and wide-eyed milquetoasts" -- making our dashing. Debonair supernatural expert Captain Kronos and his hunchbacked assistant, Grost, meet their match when they encounter a village where vampires have been. Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter is a 1974 British swashbuckling action horror film, written and directed by Brian Clemens, produced by Clemens and Albert Fennell for Hammer Film Productions, and starring Horst Janson, John Carson, Shane Briant, and Caroline Munro. Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter is still probably my favorite from Hammer Studios, it just has a magic combination of chills, thrills, and a sense of fun to it. He has been married to Helgardt &39;Hella&39; Ruthardt since J. They have two children.
Vampire hunter and expert swordsman Kronos finds himself in a small village where several of the local young women have been found in an advanced state of age, their youth drained from them by a vampire&39;s kiss. Kronos, played by Horst Janson, is a swashbuckling hero whose mission is to destroy evil wherever and whenever it is found. Suspecting a supernatural evil at work, the local doctor calls on Army friend and famed vampire hunter Captain Kronos, an expert swordsman formerly of the King&39;s Imperial Guard. The music score was composed by Laurie Johnson, supervised by Philip Martell. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter - Laurie Johnson on AllMusic. Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter&39;s appeal is sealed by a rousing score from Laurie Johnson and inspired work from a well-chosen cast: Horst Janson is appropriately fearless as the Errol Flynn-like Kronos, Caroline Munro is spirited (and fetching) as his gypsy love and John Carter displays some offbeat charm as Kronos&39; sidekick. With his village plagued by a string of mysterious deaths, which leave the victims withered with age, former military surgeon Doctor Marcus calls on his old army buddy Captain Kronos to investigate.
Once a victim of its diabolical depravity he knows the vampire&39;s strengths and weaknesses as well as the extreme dangers attached to confronting the potent forces of darkness. Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter also differs from many of the other films produced by Hammer in the way it makes Kronos himself the hero. In a small village in the remote English countryside, several young maidens have been found dead and their beautiful faces horribly aged almost beyond recognition. Trailer from the 1974 film Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter TheCultMovieReview Homepage: He enlists the help of the Vampire Hunter. Movie Info Debonair supernatural expert Captain Kronos (Horst Janson) and his hunchbacked assistant, Grost (John Cater), meet their match when they encounter a village where vampires have been. This vintage original still shows a VERY RARE photo of (from left to right) WILLIAM HOBBS and HORST JANSON in a scenephoto from the cult HAMMER movie. The Hammer Production released by Paramount Pictures was produced by Albert Fennell and Brian Clemens and was written and directed by Brian Clemens.
Contains moderate bloody violence. Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter Horst Janson John Cater Caroline Munro (1974) KRONOS:VAMP A caped crusader (Horst Janson) on horseback hunts vampires with his sidekick (John Cater), new girlfriend (Caroline Munro) and magic sword. captain kronos – vampire hunter a review It was produced by Albert Fennell and Clemens for Hammer Films and stars Horst Janson, John Cater, Caroline Munro, John Carson, and Shane Bryant. Feature: 91 mins. Read 7 reviews from the CAPTAIN KRONOS:VAMP world&39;s largest community for readers. See more videos for CAPTAIN KRONOS:vampire. Now, in the mysterious town of Serechurch, Kronos will come face to face with a malevolent vampire force far more evil and deadly than anything he has ever encountered before! It’s the perfect movie to watch on a cold, dreary Saturday afternoon.
More CAPTAIN CAPTAIN KRONOS:VAMP KRONOS:vampire images. Kronos&39; search leads him to the Durward estate where he is met by the effete children of the apparently aged and sick Lady Durward. Vampire hunter and expert swordsman Kronos finds himself in a small village where several of the local young women have been found in an advanced state of age, their youth drained from them by a vampire&39;s kiss. ) Posted 12 years ago. He is an actor, known for Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974), Der Bastian (1973) and Härte.
Written by Dan Abnett and drawn by Tom Mandrake. Captain Kronos book. Today, irony has started to look more and more like the death knell for serious horror films, and so the relative straightforwardness of a Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter is a welcome throwback. Demetrius Morgan. Once a victim of its diabolical depravity, he knows the vampire’s strengths and weaknesses as well as the extreme dangers attached to confronting the potent forces of darkness. In a small village in the remote English countryside, several young maidens have been found dead – their beautiful faces horribly aged almost beyond recognition. Photo/mini-lobbycard from the movie: Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter.
Captain Kronos (Horst Janson), a vampire hunter and expert swordsman with the assistance of a beautiful gypsy Carla (Caroline Munro) and his hunchbacked assistant, Professor Grost (John Cater), vampires. PostT22:00. HORST JANSON WILLIAM HOBBS HAMMER Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter ‘74. Mysterious and powerful, Kronos has dedicated his life to destroying the evil pestilence. The movie is just endlessly entertaining for me.
Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter. This is "Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter: The Chabot LIVE Riff Along" by Smalltown Society - The Chabot on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and. After reading a review of this. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (DVD, ) at the best online prices at eBay! The Movie In the ‘70s when Hammer Films were desperately heading in new directions in search of box office gold in an increasingly competitive genre film landscape, scribe and filmmaker Brian Clemens unleashed the failed first installment in a planned series, Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter.
The result is an entertaining blend of swashbuckling swordplay and vampiric horror that features a different type of vampire — one that drains its victims’ youth instead of their blood. From Hammer Comic and Titan Comics comes Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter - the rebirth of one of their most iconic and much loved characters. Before Buffy donned her cheerleader uniform or found out she was the chosen one, before the life essence sucking space vampires of Lifeforce were found in the tail of Haley&39;s Comet, before dapper Van Helsing ever set out to do battle with CGI monsters, there was Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter.
Horst Janson was born on Octo in Mainz-Kastel, Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany. From Hammer Comic and Titan Comics comes Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunt. Captain Kronos stalks the land bringing death to the undead and damnation to the damned. CAPTAIN KRONOS: VAMPIRE HUNTER (1972) Rakshasa. Janson&39;s Kronos is a man of action, and one of the most exciting heroes to come out of a Hammer film, which are more known for centering around the monsters. Year of the photo/mini-lobbycard: 1974. Kronos has risen from the grave (on DVD!
A caped crusader CAPTAIN KRONOS:VAMP (Horst Janson) on horseback hunts vampires with his sidekick (John Cater), new girlfriend (Caroline Munro) and magic sword. Photo measures 8. Collects Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter 1-4. Suspecting a supernatural evil at work, the local doctor calls on Army friend and famed vampire hunter Captain Kronos, an expert swordsman formerly of the Kings Imperial Guard.
Hammer’s Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter was planned to join the studio’s horror franchises, alongside Christopher Lee’s Dracula, but never materialized. Captain Kronos — Vampire Hunter was written and directed by Brian Clemens — his sole directorial credit. from Hammer comes Captain Kronos---a cousin to the other Hammer vampire films w/Lee, Cushing, Bates, etc a dash of wit is added to the vat of horror, and Horst gives a Scandanavian slant to the proceedings, previously unseen w/all of the British lead actors in the other Hammer efforts. Captain Kronos’ creator, the late Brian Clemens, had said that he’d always intended for the Captain’s adventures to continue much like the saga of James Bond.
Free shipping for many products! Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter introduces a brand new character to the famous Hammer Films gallery of horror entries. Disc Details Scream Factory. Horst Janson portrays "Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter," a swashbuckling fighter against evil who sets out to destroy the vampirism in a small village. A beautiful to look at vampire swashbuckler from the latter stages of Hammer&39;s reign, Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter is a film full of potential; indeed Brian Clemens, the man behind it (who was also creator of The Avengers) had the idea for a series of Kronos films, supplanting him and his loyal hunchbacked aide Prof Grost anywhere in time, anywhere in the world and against any supernatural. A 1972 (released 1974) Hammer CAPTAIN KRONOS:VAMP Horror film about a captain, named Kronos, who hunts vampires.
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