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Blood of Dracula (1957)

Approved  |   |  Horror  |  November 1957 (USA)
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Under hypnosis, a young woman turns into a vampire.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Harrison ...
Nancy Perkins
Louise Lewis ...
Miss Branding
Gail Ganley ...
Myra
Jerry Blaine ...
Tab
Heather Ames ...
Nola
...
Lt. Dunlap
Mary Adams ...
Mrs. Thorndyke
Thomas Browne Henry ...
Mr. Paul Perkins (as Thomas B. Henry)
Don Devlin ...
Eddie
Jean Dean ...
Mrs. Doris Perkins (as Jeanne Dean)
Richard Devon ...
Det. Sgt. Stewart
Paul Maxwell ...
Mike, the young doctor
Shirley Delancey ...
Terry (as Shirley De Lancey)
...
Glenn
Craig Duncan ...
Police Officer
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Storyline

In a girl's boarding school, science teacher, Miss Branding, tests her theory that there is power within the human potential that is beyond that of the atom. Using hypnosis and a special amulet, a new and troubled student, Nancy Perkins, becomes the subject of her experiments which result in a series of full-moon murders. Written by alfiehitchie

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In her eyes ... desire! In her veins ... the blood of a monster! See more »

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Horror

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November 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blood Is My Heritage  »

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(Ryder Sound Services)

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1.85 : 1
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The first English-language movie featuring a vampire with visible fangs. See more »

Goofs

During the first shot of the "stake" that will kill Sandra Harrison it is shown to be about four inches tall. In the second shot, when it is protruding from her body, it is about a foot tall and perceptively sharper at the end. See more »

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Myra: [to Nancy as she tries to convince her to join their sorority] Just remember, there's no such thing as a lone wolf here at Sherwood. We can make life awfully miserable for oddballs.
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Puppy Love
Music & Lyrics by Jerry Blaine
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good cult classic
6 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With all due respect to the other comments, I have seen and enjoyed this film for many years; originally in l958. Like most AIP pics of the time, for me, they were well produced and surprisingly, well acted. Yes, it does resemble another great cult classic film, I was a Teen-Age Werewolf' a silly title,for what is a very good movie, given Micheal Landon at the start of his career. "Blood of Dracula" has some good horror vets, Malcolm Atterbury, Louise Lewis and Richard Devon. I never saw a hint of 'lesbianism' just a very con- trolling Doctor/scientist, and I find the song "Puppy" love rather corny, but cute. These movies relied on atmosphere and imagination, unlike today's gore, blood and guts, I say to 'each his own'I just don't like to see these movies 'belittled' when they do have, and merit artistic talent.


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