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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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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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Bram Stoker's Count Dracula  »

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Trivia

Christopher Lee, who plays Dracula, and Herbert Lom, who plays Dr. Van Helsing, never saw each other during the filming. They shot all their joint scenes separately. See more »

Goofs

When Dracula burns up at the end, the skeleton which remains has no fangs. See more »

Quotes

Count Dracula: [howling is heard from outside] The children of the night... what music they make.
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Version of Matinee Theatre: Dracula (1956) See more »

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the regular Dracula, Commissioner Dreyfus, and Nosferatu
7 February 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Christopher Lee returns to his most famous role, this time portraying the count getting younger every time that he takes a bite. A little bit jarring in this movie is the presence of Herbert "Commissioner Dreyfus" Lom as Prof. Van Helsing. To add to that, Klaus Kinski plays Renfield a few years before he himself would play the count in Werner Herzog's "Nosferatu". But overall, "Count Dracula" is a pretty cool movie. Dracula fans should enjoy it. I have to admit that I don't know any other of Jess Franco's movies, but if this is any indication, they should be pretty neat.

All in all, the count bids you welcome...


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