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Blood of Dracula's Castle (1969)

M | | Horror | 5 October 1969 (USA)
Count Dracula and his wife capture beautiful young women and chain them in their dungeon, to be used when they need to satisfy their thirst for blood.

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Countess Townsend
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Liz Arden (as Barbara Bishop)
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Mango
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Telegram Delivery Man
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Count Dracula and his wife capture beautiful young women and chain them in their dungeon, to be used when they need to satisfy their thirst for blood.

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Count Dracula and His Coffin-Mate Countess Dracula Need Young Girls to Stay Alive ... Another 300 Years! See more »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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The desert castle exteriors were shot in Lancaster, California, at the actual Shea's Castle (aka Sky Castle or Castle Ranch) , built in 1924, which is now a private residence (filming took place in Aug 1966). This location was located 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. See more »

Quotes

Glen Cannon: We'd like to speak to the Townsends, please.
George, the butler: They are not available till after sunset.
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Connections

Featured in TJ and the All Night Theatre: Dracula's Castle (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

The Next Train Out
Lyrics by Bob Russell
Music by Lincoln Mayorga (as Lincoln Mayorage)
Sung by Gil Bernal
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I Do Love A Good Stinky Cheese
1 November 2004 | by (North Hollyweird) – See all my reviews

A stinky, horrible, ghastly piece of cheese! (To quote the gnome statue in those television commercials for an intenet travel site.) Now that this horror is available for cheap-o prices, I would recommend it for bad film fans. Bad acting, cheap sets and leaden pacing abound. John Carradine is always fun to watch, no matter how bad the movie he is in, and he did many, many stinkers of Z-grade budgets. Probably my favorite part is the gratuitous opening scene which shows nice footage of Marineland in Los Angeles (Rancho Palos Verdes, I believe) closed and torn down decades ago. There was also some nice cinematography; I noted the scene where the robed, torch-bearing figures trudge across the beach in the moonlight. Nice image.

This film had exteriors shot mainly at Scotty's Castle (I think) in Death Valley, hundreds of miles from the ocean. But, through the magic of editing, it appears to be about a mile from the beach!

This movie is part of the Horrible Horrors Volume 2 Box Set from Rhino, eight bad horror movies for only $25 retail (about $18 street!)! Worth the freight for fans of cheesy, crusty, musty, dusty, horror flicks.


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