Les Vampires is a 1915 10-part silent film serial. It was written and directed by Louis Feuillade and stars Musidora as "Irma Vep" a femme fatale whose name is a suspicious anagram of "vampire." The serial is set in Paris, France and follows the exploits of a gang of master criminals who call themselves "Les Vampires."

Les Vampires

There are 10 episodes, averaging around 40 minutes each; it is about 6 and a half hours total.

The story of the 1996 movie Irma Vep features an attempt to remake Les Vampires.

  • Country: France
  • Run Time: 399 minutes
  • Color: Black and White
  • Release Date: 13 November 1915 (France)

Cast Edit

Directed by

Louis Feuillade

Writing credits

Louis Feuillade


Musidora ... Irma Vep

Édouard Mathé ... Philippe Guérande

Marcel Lévesque ... Oscar Mazamette

Jean Aymé ... Le Grand Vampire

Fernand Herrmann ... Juan-José Moréno/Brichonnet

Stacia Napierkowska ... Marfa Koutiloff

Edmund Breon ... Secrétaire de Satanas (as Edmond Bréon)

Renée Carl ... L'Andalouse

Miss Édith ... Comtesse de Kerlor

Jacques Feyder ... (episode V: L'évasion du mort)

Rita Herlor ... Mrs Simpson

Émile Keppens

Louise Lagrange

Louis Leubas ... Satanas/Père Silence

Gaston Michel ... Valet de chambre

Frederik Moriss ... Vénénos

Laurent Morléas ... Officier de la Grande Armée

René Poyen ... Eustache Mazamette

Delphine Renot ... Mère de Guérande

Germaine Rouer ... Augustine


Original Music by

Robert Israel (2000)

Cinematography by


Other crew

Robert Israel .... orchestra leader

Episodes Edit

The ten episodes of the Vampires series are titled as follows:

1. La Tête coupée

2. La Bague qui tue

3. Le Cryptogramme rouge

4. Le Spectre

5. L'Évasion du mort

6. Les Yeux qui fascinent

7. Satanas

8. Le Maître de la foudre

9. L'Homme des poisons

10. Les Noces sanglantes

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1,2 ... Information cited from © James Travers 2002

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