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The Dracula Saga (1973)
"La saga de los Drácula" (original title)

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Count Dracula's pregnant granddaughter arrives at his castle, along with her husband, who is not a vampire. While she prepares to give birth to a new member of the Dracula line, her husband... See full summary »


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Tina Sáinz ...
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Helga Liné ...
Narciso Ibáñez Menta ...
María Kosty ...
Xenia (as Maria Kosti)
J.J. Paladino ...
Heinrich Starhemberg ...
Dr. Karl (as Henry Gregor)
Cristina Suriani ...
Mimí Muñoz ...
Sra. Petrescu
Betsabé Ruiz ...
Luis Ciges ...
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Count Dracula's pregnant granddaughter arrives at his castle, along with her husband, who is not a vampire. While she prepares to give birth to a new member of the Dracula line, her husband secretly launches into a series of affairs with the Count's resident "brides." Written by

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THE Dracula SAGA (Leon Klimovsky, 1973) **
16 January 2011 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

This is another film I had never heard of until recently; being a devotee' of both the vampire subgenre and the "Euro-Cult" style I was instantly intrigued, especially since the copy I came across promised to be of a reasonably high quality, having been released on DVD through BCI – unfortunately, though, I had to make do with the substandard English-dubbing since the original Spanish version carried no accompanying subtitles! I was nonetheless rather disappointed by the end result, even if I should have been forewarned of this via the other titles I had watched from the director involved!; the fact that only one member of the cast (the ever-luscious Helga Line') was familiar to me did not help matters.

Incidentally, the general goofiness on display reminded me I had a number of vintage Mexi-Horror efforts still to catch up with; indeed, the film starts off with a truly weird scene in which the heroine (a descendant of the Draculas) dreams she is being literally menaced by a bat-man! There are several more scenes in this vein: one where it seems that all the inhabitants of a village are impaired in some way (hunchbacked, lame, half-blind, etc.), not to mention the presence of Dracula Jr. as a horrific Cyclops with webbed fingers! Bafflingly, while the seemingly obtuse villagers keep commending the Dracula family to the new arrival, they are surprised by this outburst of vampire attacks...duh!

For this reason, the entire family looks upon the heroine as the last hope of the vampire bloodline (even if she is not one herself), since the girl is pregnant by her lanky blond husband; when the couple finally arrive at Castle Dracula, she asks the keeper to show her the tomb of her grandmother…where the coffins of the current members of the family are also plainly in sight, which she obviously finds not a little odd! Despite the expected emphasis on nudity (this was probably yet another example of an "International Version") and ghoulishness (with the color scheme intentionally on the dreary side), the film is both plodding (feeling much longer than it actually is) and slapdash (though intermittent 'filmed-through-a-gauze' shots seem at the very least to be intentional, albeit superfluous, or else inherent in the negative!).

Ultimately, one regrets the film not being somewhat better than it is, as the script appeared to be striving for something more than the usual blood-sucking fare: the whole ROSEMARY'S BABY (1968)-like subplot, the melancholic/philosophical tone adopted by the atypically elderly Count (though he reverts to camp at the very end when his disembodied head breaks up into laughter!), not to mention a climax in which the leading lady goes berserk and becomes the axe-wielding executioner of her own brood (even if she is herself mortally wounded in the massacre)…though it all contrives to keep the Dracula name alive (after all) by feeding the infant with the dripping blood of its own mother!

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