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Scars of Dracula (1970)

A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to ... See full summary »

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Simon Carlson
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Paul Carlson
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Michael Gwynn ...
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Michael Ripper ...
Landlord
Wendy Hamilton ...
Julie
Anouska Hempel ...
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Alice
Bob Todd ...
Burgomaster
Toke Townley ...
Elderly Waggoner
David Leland ...
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Morris Bush ...
Farmer
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A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to the small town where all the traces end to look for him. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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23 December 1970 (USA)  »

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£200,000 (estimated)
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Dennis Waterman was Hammer's choice; Roy Ward Baker has said in interviews he thought Waterman was badly miscast. See more »

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When the Burgomaster is banging on the bedroom door after chasing his daughter up the stairs, the entire wall - supposedly stone - shakes. See more »

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The Priest: The devil has won.
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Last classic in the series
13 July 2008 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Last classic in the Hammer's Dracula series, because it was the last film set in the right Victorian/Gothic milieu: 19th century fairytale Transylvania of castles, peasants, pretty girls and adorable rubber bats. No cheap Sax Rohmer pastiches or boring martial arts films! Scars is sometimes criticized for it's violence - I felt it very odd, that Kim Newman, who never abhorred gore or fought for cleaner films, was so negative for this film's (unnecessary, but sporadic and unrealistic) violence and "immorality" (?)! Come on, in the world of

the sick crap like horror and exploitation , Hammer's richly romantic fruitcakes are breath of fresh air! James Bernard's score is lovely, perfect icing of the cake.


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