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Blood of Dracula (1957)

Approved | | Horror | November 1957 (USA)
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
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Lt. Dunlap
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Mrs. Thorndyke
Thomas Browne Henry ...
Mr. Paul Perkins (as Thomas B. Henry)
Don Devlin ...
Eddie
Jean Dean ...
Mrs. Doris Perkins (as Jeanne Dean)
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Det. Sgt. Stewart
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Mike, the young doctor
Shirley Delancey ...
Terry (as Shirley De Lancey)
Michael Hall ...
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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(Ryder Sound Services)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

American International Pictures released this film to many drive-in theaters on a double bill with I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957) with the tag line: "Warning! Can You Take It? Fiendish! Frenzied! Frightening! It Will Haunt You For Days Afterwards!" 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 »

Quotes

Nancy Perkins: [Angrily to Miss Branding] I know what you are, and I know what you've done to me!
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Puppy Love
Music & Lyrics by Jerry Blaine
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1 December 2005 | by (TCM's Basement) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this movie in at least 25 years but I still remember how fun it was to watch. The headmistress of this school for girls, takes an interest in one the girls and starts to give her private lessons. First she hypnotizes the girl with a big brooch that she always wears and then somehow turns her into a blood sucking vampire! I'm sure she must whip up some instant vampire potion along the way. It's great fun but it's not one of those movies that are so bad, they're good, this is pretty good and entertaining. It's along the lines of "I Was A Teenage Werewolve." Some creepy music, but no real scary moments. Just a fun 1950's drive-in double feature flick.


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