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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 overview, first billed only:
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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In her eyes ... desire! In her veins ... the blood of a monster! See more »

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Blood Is My Heritage  »

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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

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

Glenn: [to Nancy] I've lost my compass. I don't know where we're heading!
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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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Puppy Love
Music & Lyrics by Jerry Blaine
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Ignore the Christopher Lee image--this is NOT a Dracula film and he is NOT in this film!
19 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

Despite the title and the image IMDb is currently posting along with this movie, this is really not a Dracula film and Christopher Lee is not in it. Instead, it's a very, very low-budget and dopey movie about a girls school where a rather bizarre relationship develops between a crazy teacher and an impressionable student. It turns out that this teacher has some bizarre masters thesis involving,...well, I really have no idea what it was about and her turning this female student into a part-time vampire made absolutely no sense. The teacher said something about doing this will "save mankind" and other crap like that, but how could turning a girl into something that looks like the love child of Lily Munster and Nosferatu help mankind--especially when it starts sucking the blood out of people??!! Oddly, although the film was made in the more conservative 1950s, there is a very strong and noticeable undercurrent of Lesbianism. There is a strong sexual chemistry between the female teacher and her female student. This makes the film a real curio, but unfortunately the plot, acting and direction are all very amateurish and it is not a film I would recommend to anyone but bad movie fans. Strictly grade-Z all the way and a not particularly good variation on I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF.


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