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Release Date:
17 November 1972 (USA) See more »
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The Count is back, with an eye for London's hotpants . . . and a taste for everything See more »
Plot:
Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula(Christopher Lee) from the dead in 1972 London. The Count goes after the descendents of Van Helsing. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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certainly one of Peter Cushing's better performances See more (80 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Christopher Lee ... Count Dracula

Peter Cushing ... Professor Van Helsing

Stephanie Beacham ... Jessica Van Helsing

Christopher Neame ... Johnny Alucard
Michael Coles ... Inspector
Marsha A. Hunt ... Gaynor (as Marsha Hunt)

Caroline Munro ... Laura Bellows
Janet Key ... Anna
William Ellis ... Joe Mitcham
Philip Miller ... Bob

Michael Kitchen ... Greg
David Andrews ... Detective Sergeant
Lally Bowers ... Matron Party Hostess
Constance Luttrell ... Mrs. Donnelly
Michael Daly ... Charles
Artro Morris ... Police Surgeon
Jo Richardson ... Crying Matron
Penny Brahms ... Hippy Girl
Brian John Smith ... Hippy Boy
Tim Barnes ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Sal Valentino ... Rockgroup Singer / Guitarist (as Stoneground)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Blakeley ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Brian Godula ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Lynne Hughes ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Deirdre La Porte ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Cory Lerios ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Lydia Mareno ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Steve Price ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Annie Sampson ... Rockgroup Member (as Stoneground)
Glenda Allen ... Girl (uncredited)
Jane Anthony ... Debby Girl (uncredited)
Flanagan ... Go-Go Girl (uncredited)
John Franklyn-Robbins ... Minister (uncredited)
Christopher Morris ... Boy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Alan Gibson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Don Houghton 
Bram Stoker  uncredited

Produced by
Michael Carreras .... executive producer
Josephine Douglas .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Vickers 
 
Cinematography by
Dick Bush 
 
Film Editing by
James Needs 
 
Casting by
James Liggat 
 
Production Design by
Don Mingaye 
 
Makeup Department
George Blackler .... makeup artist
Jill Carpenter .... makeup artist
Barbara Ritchie .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ron Jackson .... production manager
Roy Skeggs .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Lynn .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Bill Benton .... assistant art director
Ron Benton .... assistant art director
John Chisholm .... props
Bill Greene .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Roy Baker .... sound editor
Keith Batten .... boom operator
Claude Hitchcock .... supervising sound editor
A.W. Lumkin .... recording director
Bill Rowe .... dubbing mixer
 
Special Effects by
Les Bowie .... special effects
 
Stunts
Eddie Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Birtles .... electrician
Bernard Ford .... camera operator (as Bernie Ford)
George Whitear .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rosemary Burrows .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Leon Spielberg .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Philip Campbell .... unit runner
Doreen Dearnaley .... continuity
Robin Demetriou .... cast and crew chef
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dracula 1972" - International (English title) (informal title)
"Dracula 1972 D.C." - International (English title) (poster title)
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Runtime:
USA:96 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2005) | Finland:(Banned) (1972) | Netherlands:12 (DVD rating) (2006) | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) (1995) | UK:18 (re-rating) (1988) | USA:PG | West Germany:16 (VHS) | West Germany:16 (nf)

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The music used in the church resurrection scene is "The Black Mass: An Electric Storm in Hell" from the 1969 album "An Electric Storm" by White Noise. The group themselves were an experimental space-age rock combo formed by David Vorhaus and featuring Delia Derbyshire & Brian Hodgson from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.See more »
Quotes:
Professor Van Helsing:Count Dracula Look on me Dracula look on me and remember
[flashback to 1872 when Dracula was destroyed the first time]
Count Dracula:You dare to play your brain against mine one who has commanded nations.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
certainly one of Peter Cushing's better performances, 17 September 2009
Author: christopher-underwood from Greenwich - London

So at a ripe old age I have finally got around to watching a film that I spurned on it's original release in favour of one or another European art-house movies and unlike die-hard Hammer fans find it very easy to enjoy. It is certainly one of Peter Cushing's better performances. I find he can tend to be a bit dry or very economical with his acting but here he is full of enthusiasm and in his pivotal role helps to involve us into the story. Christopher Lee, who again can be very lazy, here puts in a most effective and majestic performance. Neither of them, however, do as much as the charismatic, Christopher Neame, who grabs hold of his Chelsea followers and us from the very start. It's a great start too. Well, two really with the pre-credit sequence depicting events a hundred years before and then the 'swinging sixties' update and a most effective musical set from Stoneground. I don't think I've ever seen a musical number work so well in such circumstances, not even The Yardbirds in Antonioni's, 'Blow Up'. PS: Oh and there are some rather nice bosoms on display!

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