This is a disappointing horror film from director Stephanie Rothman, whose TERMINAL ISLAND (1973) is one of the more interesting exploitation items from the 1970s. In THE VELVET VAMPIRE, newlyweds Lee (Michael Blodgett) and Susan (Sherry Miles) meet the mysterious and sexy Diane (Celeste
Yarnall) at a Los Angeles art gallery and agree to spend the weekend at her expensive home in the Mojave Desert. As it happens, Diane is a vampire and she wastes no time in seducing the eager Lee. Later, when Lee discovers the corpse of Diane's loyal servant drained of its blood, he decides to
take his wife and leave, but Susan, too, has developed an attraction to Diane and refuses...