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The Brides of Dracula (1960) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • A young teacher on her way to a position in Transylvania helps a young man escape the shackles his mother has put on him. In so doing she innocently unleashes the horrors of the undead once again on the populace, including those at her school for ladies. Luckily for some, Dr Van Helsing is already on his way.

    - Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>
  • In Transylvania, the teacher Marianne Danielle is heading to a small village where she will teach French and etiquette for teenage girls. The stagecoach stops at a village and when Marianne is preparing to eat dinner, the coachman goes away and leaves her in the inn. Out of the blue, Baroness Meinster comes to the place and invites Marianne to spend the night in her castle, where she lives with her servant Greta. During the night, Marianne sees a man in a balcony and she learns that he is Baron Meinster, the insane son of the Baroness. Later Marianne believes that he will jump off the balcony and she goes to his room and finds that he is chained by his mother. Marianne decides to help him to escape and steals the key from the Baroness' room. Then she leaves the castle and is found by Dr. J. Van Helsing, who has been invited by the local priest to treat a disease. Soon Van Helsing learns that Marianne has unleashed a vampire that is murdering the dwellers of the village.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Synopsis

Prologue: "Transylvania...land of dark forests, dread mountains, and black unfathomed lakes. Still the home of magic and devilry as the 19th C draws to its close...

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