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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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Sandra Harrison ...
Louise Lewis ...
Gail Ganley ...
Jerry Blaine ...
Tab
Heather Ames ...
Nola
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Lt. Dunlap
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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 ...
Craig Duncan ...
Police Officer
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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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Blood Is My Heritage  »

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First cinema feature of Paul Maxwell. See more »

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After the near accident, Nancys Dad puts the car in drive before restarting the car and then he backs up the car. See more »

Quotes

Nancy Perkins: Who am I? What am I doing, I - I'm living a nightmare!
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Puppy Love
Music & Lyrics by Jerry Blaine
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no blood or Dracula for that matter
5 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

There is a sort of dance party, that's fun as are some of the usual "innocent" 50's kids talking crazy stuff. But most of these elements, though they add a bit of charm, can be found in much more entertaining movies. It's just that so little happens, it's like a film made years earlier. Should have really been called Teenage Vampire or something of the sort, but wow it's pretty dull.

Concept is fun but the "terror" is so far from center stage. Decently produced but an off day for the creative staff--feels like everyone went home early no matter how short the shoot was.

You'll need lots of strong 1950's coffee to get through this one even at the scant running time it feels padded. Twilight Zone length would have helped, though those episodes probably had the same budget as this feature.

If you like 50's American horror stuff, and I do, then you'll sit through it and be amused mostly by the dancing and the hypnotic and vampire ideas that aren't really worked out or shown much at all. For those who want to say they have seen everything, for the rest...well...


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