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July 1952

Mother Riley Meets the Vampire, also known as Vampire Over London or My Son, the Vampire, is a 1952 British horror comedy film directed by John Gilling, starring Arthur Lucan and Bela Lugosi that was filmed at Nettlefold Studios.

This was the final film of the Old Mother Riley film series, and did not feature Lucan's ex-wife and business partner Kitty McShane, whom he had divorced in 1951.

In 1963, a recut American version called My Son, the Vampire was released, featuring an introductory segment with a song by American comedian Allan Sherman.


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 the old lady goes into a whirl of side-splitting action in a determined effort to frustrate the plans of the sinister Vampire.

Also See

  • Stars on Parade (1936)
  • Bridget's Night Out (1936)
  • Kathleen Mavourneen (1937)
  • Old Mother Riley (1937)
  • Old Mother Riley in Paris (1938)
  • Old Mother Riley, MP (1939)
  • Old Mother Riley Joins Up (1940)
  • Old Mother Riley in Society (1940)
  • Old Mother Riley in Business (1941)
  • Old Mother Riley's Circus (1941)
  • Old Mother Riley's Ghosts (1941)
  • Old Mother Riley Overseas (1943)
  • Old Mother Riley Detective (1943)
  • Old Mother Riley at Home (1945)
  • Old Mother Riley's New Venture (1949)
  • Old Mother Riley Headmistress (1950)
  • Old Mother Riley's Jungle Treasure (1951)

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