IMDb > Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971)
Dracula vs. Frankenstein
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 12 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
3.0/10   1,236 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 72% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Contact:
View company contact information for Dracula vs. Frankenstein on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
December 1971 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
New! Different! Shocking! See more »
Plot:
Dracula conspires with a mad doctor to resurrect the Frankenstein Monster. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Low Budget Monster Mess - But Fun! See more (56 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
J. Carrol Naish ... Dr. Frankenstein, aka Dr. Duryea

Lon Chaney Jr. ... Groton (as Lon Chaney)
Anthony Eisley ... Mike Howard
Regina Carrol ... Judith Fontaine
Greydon Clark ... Strange
Angelo Rossitto ... Grazbo
Anne Morrell ... Samantha
William Bonner ... Biker

Russ Tamblyn ... Rico

Jim Davis ... Police Sgt. Martin
Zandor Vorkov ... Count Dracula
John Bloom ... Frankenstein's Monster
Shelly Weiss ... The Creature
Forrest J Ackerman ... Dr. Beaumont (as Forest J Ackerman)
Maria Lease ... Joan
Bruce Kimball ... Biker
Albert Cole ... Cop Killed by Creature

Gary Kent ... Bob, Beach Boy
Connie Nelson ... Laura - Beach Girl
Irv Saunders ... Policeman
Lu Dorn
Sean Graver
Barney Gelfan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Al Adamson ... Man in Audience / Man Zapped by Dracula (uncredited)
Gary Graver ... Man on Beach (uncredited)
Samuel M. Sherman ... Man in car killed by monster (uncredited)

R. Michael Stringer ... Scarred Waiter (uncredited)

Directed by
Al Adamson 
 
Writing credits
William Pugsley (story and screenplay) &
Samuel M. Sherman (story and screenplay)

Produced by
Al Adamson .... producer
Mardi Rustam .... executive producer
Mohammed Rustam .... associate producer
John Van Horne .... producer (as John Van Horn)
Samuel M. Sherman .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
William Lava 
 
Cinematography by
Paul Glickman (director of photography)
Gary Graver (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Irwin Cadden 
 
Art Direction by
Ray Markham 
 
Makeup Department
Gary Kent .... special makeup artist
Sheldon Lee .... makeup artist
Gretchen Moon .... hair stylist
Tony Tierney .... special makeup
George Barr .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Gloria Betrue .... production manager
Dan Q. Kennis .... in charge of production
Samuel M. Sherman .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gary Kent .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Charles Hutchison .... props (as Charles Hutchinson)
 
Sound Department
Bob Dietz .... production sound (as Robert Dietz)
Dale Skillicorn .... production sound
Aaron Nathanson .... sound recording engineer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ken Strickfaden .... electronic special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Bob Le Bar .... special visual effects (as Bob LeBar)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hedy Dietz .... still photographer
R. Michael Stringer .... assistant camera (as Mike Stringer)
Rod Bristow .... special photography (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gretchen Moon .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Jerry Cohen .... production editor
 
Music Department
William Lava .... conductor
 
Other crew
Forrest J Ackerman .... technical advisor (as Forest J. Ackerman)
Victor Adamson .... special consultant (as Denver Dixon)
John Babcock .... assistant to producer
Bob Le Bar .... title designer (as Bob LeBar)
Sandy Portelli .... script supervisor
Joeb Ruzi .... designer: Dracula ring (as Ruzi)
Ren Patterson .... production effects (uncredited)
Linda Sherman .... effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Revenge of Dracula" - USA (reissue title)
"They're Coming to Get You" - USA (reissue title)
See more »
Runtime:
90 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:18 (orginal rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:15 | USA:GP | West Germany:16
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Final film appearance of J. Carrol Naish.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The order of exhibits changes from scene to scene.See more »
Quotes:
Grazbo:You see! You must open your eyes to see things! There's more to come!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
I Travel LightSee more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
16 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Low Budget Monster Mess - But Fun!, 23 October 2001
Author: TVPowers from New York, USA

This film gets a bad rap from a lot of people. That's understandable, because it's a low budget paste-up job, combining previously shot footage from a uncompleted biker film with the monster team-up. But Dracula Vs. Frankenstein is really a lot of fun -- particularly if you first saw it on late night TV when you were 13 or 14!

Forry Ackerman has a cameo in the film as one of Dracula's victims, so the movie got promoted in Famous Monsters magazine, with "Zandor Vorkov" gracing the cover in his dime store fangs. It was (I believe) the final film appearance of J. Carroll Naish and one of Lon Chaney Jr.'s last roles. Ken Strickfadden's Frankenstein lab equipment is used, and the music is well chosen. Parts of the film are quite moody and effective, with highly competent photograghy considering the budget and haste of production.

To compare this little film with the Hammer films is a bit unfair. No, it cannot match them on any level -- nor was it intended to -- this was drive-in fodder without the budget or resources of England's Hammer and its American partners and distributors. It's too bad none of the major American studios tried to cash in on the 1960's-70's monster boom. Then there might be some truly interesting American monster films worthy of the comparison.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (56 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN at the drive-in this September! reisgeorge
Wanna talk about bad rodzombi
The coolest and most inventive scene in this movie.... indigodragonmaster
Both endings were bad. (Spoilers) kartoon-1
Song in the club? mikaw
Airing on 'THIS TV' tonight. cal_dad_e
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
House of Dracula Dog Soldiers Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Resident Evil: Afterlife The Curse of Frankenstein
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Horror section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.