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Count Dracula (1970)

Nachts, wenn Dracula erwacht (original title)
PG | | Horror | 12 October 1973 (USA)
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.

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(as Jesse Franco)

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(story) (as Erik Krohenke), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Reinfierd (as Klaus Kinsky)
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Jonathan Harker
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Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.

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Finally! The Original Version!

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12 October 1973 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This is one of four films released in 1970 in which Christopher Lee played Count Dracula. The other three are One More Time (1970), Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) and Scars of Dracula (1970). See more »

Goofs

"Renfield" is misspelled in the end credits as "Reinferd". See more »

Quotes

Count Dracula: One of my race crossed the Danube a destroyed the Turkish host.Though sometimes beaten back he came again and again then at the end he came again for he alone could triumph.This was a Dracula indeed.
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PASSABLE VERSION OF THE FAMOUS COUNT
8 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Some of the best things about this version: Basically all the actors, Bruno Nicolai's score, and the fact that this Dracula appeared as Stoker describes him, which is a first.

Unfortunately, what I've heard about the production is that they changed producers in mid-shooting and he cut the budget back, so what could've been a fairly faithful rendition of the book now looks cheap and like the low-budget film it eventually became. This is no reflection of Jess Franco.


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