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A Taste of Blood (1967)

Unrated | | Horror | 9 August 1967 (USA)
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A businessman turns into a vampire after drinking brandy laced with vampire blood and sets out on an odyssey of killing the descendent's of Dracula's executioners.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Rogers ...
John Stone
Elizabeth Wilkinson ...
Helene Stone
William Kerwin ...
Dr. Hank Tyson (as Thomas Wood)
Lawrence Tobin ...
Det. Crane
Ted Schell ...
Lord Gold
Otto Schlessinger ...
Dr. Howard Helsing
Eleanor Vaill ...
Hester Avery
Gail Janis ...
Vivian
Herschell Gordon Lewis ...
The Limey Seaman / Voice of Baron Khron (as Seymour Sheldon)
Judy Waterberry ...
Ida - the maid
Dolores Carlos ...
Sherri Morris
Roy Collodi ...
Delivery Man
Karl Stoeber ...
Man walking dog
Thomas Rowland ...
Detective
Sidney J. Reich ...
Arthur Morris (as Sidney Jaye)
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Storyline

Mild-mannered Miami businessman, John Stone, receives a parcel from England containing two old bottles of Slivovitz brandy and upon drinking them both, becomes a vampire. Stone uses his new-found vampire powers to keep his wife, Helena, in a trance as he travels to England to kill the descendants of Van Helsing whom murdered Count Dracula while Hesling's distant relative, Howard Helsing, pursues Stone with the intent to put the re-born vampire to rest for good. Written by Anonymous

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Will Dracula's avenger turn loose his wrath into the 1970's? See more »

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Horror

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9 August 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Secret of Dr. Alucard  »

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$65,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

For a Herschell Gordon Lewis film, "A Taste of Blood" was well-made enough to impress Roger Corman. who offered the director a directing gig, which Lewis politely turned down. See more »

Goofs

In the night-time scene on the ship docked in London's East End, lights from Miami Beach's high-rise hotels and apartment buildings can be glimpsed in the background. See more »

Quotes

Hester Avery: What's in the box?
Delivery Man: [sarcastic] Dirty pictures.
Hester Avery: [also sarcastic] Well, then it must be for me.
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60'S horror classic
7 April 2016 | by (Barry's bay Ontario Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one of the scariest movies of all time. It about a vampire who great grand son if Dracula. He not a wear of it. Till the day becomes a vampire. If this movie does not scary you no movie will. This is one of the better Dracula sequels. This movie is a must see. It has great acting. It also has a great story line. It also has great special effects. 4.8 is just underrating it. It is no 4.8. It is a 10. I mean that. This is one of the best horror movies of all time. I can not imagine why any one would not like it. It is a true horror classic. You should see this movie. It is a great movie. You need to see this awesome movie. It is so scary.


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