It’s an at least fair adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles classic story, The Hound of the Baskervilles. This is a made for TV movie
King Valemon is offered the hand of a powerful yet evil witch in a marriage that will align him with the dark forces… but he refuses. Enraged, she casts a spell that transforms him into an enormous polar bear.
LOL! This movie is a riot. Xi is a bushman in the Kalahari who encounters technology for the first time – in the shape of a Coke bottle. He takes it back to his tribe, and uses it for many tasks. The tribe start to fight over it, so he decides to return it to the Gods – where he thinks it came from.
A mild banker and amateur painter is at a dinner honouring him for for twenty-five years of service in the bank for which he works. Enroute home he helps Kitty , an amoral femme fatale apparently being attacked by a man. Soon, he is enamoured of her, since his own domestic life is ruled by his bullying wife Adele (Rosalind Ivan), who idolises her former husband, a policeman drowned while trying to save a woman.
Before Leonid Brezhnev signed nuclear arms reduction agreements with the West, he led the Soviets into one conflict after another.
Here’s another American Movie Classics B movie about some sweet girls and a toothy vampire with a secret laboratory. Things just sort of go downhill from there. In the genre of 1960′s Italian horror films, this one is better than average.