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Mother Riley Meets The Vampire (1952)
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04.08.09

Mother Riley Meets The Vampire (1952) The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When the radar-controlled Robot which he had ordered shipped to him is delivered instead to Mother Riley, the Vampire, through radar control, has the Robot transport itself as well as Mother Riley to the proper destination...as the old lady goes into a whirl of side-splitting action in a determined effort to frustrate the plans of the sinister Vampire.

Also Known As:
My Son
the Vampire
The Robot and the Vampire
The Vampire and the Robot
Vampire Over London

Title: Mother Riley Meets The Vampire
Release Date: , 1952
Runtime: 74 mins
Genre: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Horror
Languages: English
Country: UK
Colors: Black and White
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 2.4
Brimstone Pit Rating: 3.4 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With M

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Director(s):
John Gilling

Cast:
Arthur Lucan ...Mrs. Riley
Bela Lugosi ...Von Housen
Dora Bryan ...Tilly
Philip Leaver ...Anton Daschomb
Richard Wattis ...Police Constable Freddie
Graham Moffatt ...yokel (as Graham Moffat)
Maria Mercedes ...Julia Loretti
Roderick Lovell ...Douglas
David Hurst ...Mugsy
Judith Furse ...Freda
Ian Wilson ...Hitchcock, the butler
Hattie Jacques ...Mrs. Jenks
Dandy Nichols ...Humphrey's Wife
George Benson ...Humphrey the Drunk
Bill Shine ...Mugsy's Assistant
David Hannaford ...Man Washing Windows
Charles Lloyd Pack ...Mr. Pain the Creditor (as Charles Lloyd-Pack)
Cyril Smith ...Police Brass
Arthur Brander ...Police Brass
Peter Bathurst ...Police Brass
Tom Macaulay ...Delivery Driver
Alexander Gauge ...Police Constable
John Le Mesurier ...
Laurence Naismith ...Policeman at Desk

Producer(s):
Stanley Couzins
John Gilling

Writer(s):
Richard Gordon
Val Valentine

Composer(s):
Lindo Southworth




Trailer(s):
Mother Riley Meets The Vampire Horror Film Trailer 1

Movie Soundtrack(s):
"I Hold Up My Finger and I Say Tweet Tweet"
"My Son, the Vampire"

Movie Quote(s):
  • Mrs. Riley: [singing to Mister Pain] Poor Mother Hubbard, what would she do? I'm so broke I don't have a bone to throw at you.
  • Tilly: [about the coffin] There may be a mummy in there. Mrs. Riley: Oh mummy mummy, open up it's daddy.
  • Delivery Driver: I have a special delivery for you. Mrs. Riley: Special delivery, which is why you put it through the window instead of the letter box.
  • Mrs. Riley: [seeing the robot] It's me uncle Jerry-miah, they've canned him! And me without a tin opener in the whole house.
  • Mrs. Riley: [singing] I lift up my finger and I say tweet tweet, now now, shush shush, come come.
Movie Trivia:
  • This was the only film in the series in which the main character is not called "Old Mother Riley" in the title. Still, many sources have incorrectly referred to this film as "Old Mother Riley Meets the Vampire."
  • The last film in the "Old Mother Riley" series. It was also the last film for Arthur Lucan who continued to make live stage appearances.
  • This was the only film in the "Old Mother Riley" series in which Arthur Lucan's longtime partner and wife, Kitty McShane, did not appear as Mrs Riley's daughter. Lucan and McShane had a very bitter separation in 1951.
  • Retitled "My Son, the Vampire" for its 1963 American re-release (six years after Bela Lugosi's death) to cash in on the success of Allan Sherman's album, "My Son, the Folksinger."
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Keywords:
Vampire, Robot, Constable, Police, Motorcycle  ...[more]


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