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Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)

GP  -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror  -  7 June 1970 (USA)
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Three elderly distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring bourgeois lives and get in contact with one of count Dracula's servants. In a nightly ceremony they ... See full summary »

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Geoffrey Keen ...
William Hargood
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Martha Hargood
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Samuel Paxton
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Paul Paxton (as Anthony Corlan)
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Lucy Paxton
John Carson ...
Jonathon Secker
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Jeremy Secker
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Weller
Michael Ripper ...
Inspector Cobb
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Betty - Hargood's Maid
Keith Marsh ...
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Three elderly distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring bourgeois lives and get in contact with one of count Dracula's servants. In a nightly ceremony they restore the count back to life. The three men killed Dracula's servant and as a revenge, the count makes sure that the gentlemen are killed one by one by their own sons. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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They taste his blood and the horror begins! See more »


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Martin Jarvis was first offered a more major role then was not free for the dates. See more »

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When Paul carries Lucy's dead body from the lake, her arm reaches out to prevent her from falling. See more »

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Dracula: They have destroyed my servant. They will be destroyed...
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Good Dracula Film...BUT not Great
28 December 2000 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

The story concerns three middle-aged men seeking thrills, making a pact with a devil's disciple, backing out of that pact at the last moment, and then dying as well as their progeny for their lack of commitment. The story has some big holes, but is one of the better Dracula films in the Hammer series. You get what you generally can expect from Hammer: good character acting, lush cinematography, dutiful direction(ably done by Peter Sasdy), Christopher Lee(alas no Peter Cushing), beautiful young girls showing lots of cleavage, wonderful period costumes, and the film's shining grace is the score by James Hermann which is simply poetry put to music. Ralph Bates stands out as a Lord Courtly living a life of sin and debauchery. Good Hammer Fun!


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