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Release Date:
8 February 1974 (USA) See more »
Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife. | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jack Palance ... Dracula

Simon Ward ... Arthur

Nigel Davenport ... Van Helsing
Pamela Brown ... Mrs. Westenra
Fiona Lewis ... Lucy
Penelope Horner ... Mina
Murray Brown ... Jonathan Harker
Virginia Wetherell ... Dracula's Wife (as Virginia Wetherall)
Barbara Lindley ... Dracula's Wife

Sarah Douglas ... Dracula's Wife
George Pravda ... Innkeeper
Hana Maria Pravda ... Innkeeper's Wife (as Hanna-Maria Pravda)
Reg Lye ... Zookeeper
Fred Stone ... Priest
Roy Spencer ... Whitby Inn Clerk
John Challis ... Stockton-on-Tees Clerk
Nigel Gregory ... Midvale Shipping Clerk
John Pennington ... Richmond Shipping Clerk
Martin Read ... Coastguard
Gita Denise ... Madam Kristoff
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra Caron ... Whitby Inn maid (uncredited)

Directed by
Dan Curtis 
Writing credits
Richard Matheson (written by)

Bram Stoker  novel (uncredited)

Produced by
Dan Curtis .... producer
Robert Singer .... associate producer
Original Music by
Bob Cobert  (as Robert Cobert)
Cinematography by
Oswald Morris 
Film Editing by
Richard A. Harris 
Casting by
Boaty Boatwright  (as Boaty Boatwright Baker)
Production Design by
Trevor Williams 
Costume Design by
Ruth Myers 
Makeup Department
Paul Rabiger .... makeup artist
Bobbie Smith .... hair stylist (as Bobby Smith)
Production Management
Tim Hampton .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Derek Kavanagh .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Roy Charman .... sound mixer
Gerry Humphreys .... dubbing mixer (as Gerry Humphries)
Mike Le Mare .... dubbing editor
Special Effects by
Kit West .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Maurice Arnold .... focus puller
Len Crowe .... chief electrician
Jimmy Turrell .... camera operator (as James Turrell)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brian Owen-Smith .... wardrobe supervisor (as Brian Owen Smith)
Editorial Department
Jack Davies .... assistant editor
Anthony Palk .... editor: UK (as Tony Palk)
Music Department
Bob Cobert .... conductor (as Robert Cobert)
Other crew
Angela Allen .... continuity
Stuart Freeman .... location manager
Ruth Kennedy .... assistant: producer
Kevin O'Driscoll .... production accountant
Beti Parry .... production secretary
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Dracula" - UK (original title)
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98 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:18 (re-rating) | Australia:M | Finland:K-18 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (1994) | USA:TV-14 | West Germany:16
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As Holmwood and Van Helsing explore Dracula's castle, they briefly stop to examine an iron maiden torture device, most likely a reference to the Bram Stoker short story "The Squaw," in which the main character meets his end inside such a device.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: When Dracula hurls the man out of the upper story window of the hotel, the cushion that breaks the stuntman's fall can be briefly seen in the lower left corner of the screen.See more »
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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Amazing, 2 November 2001
Author: Venus-25 from New York, NY

Other fans of DARK SHADOWS will recognize the lost-love element as having come from Barnabas Collins' tragic situation in that series. It adds a magnificent new element to the Dracula story without diluting the original. Bob Cobert's music, also familiar to DARK SHADOWS fans, is the perfect accompaniment to the tale of the vampire count. I have watched this numerous times since it became available on tape.

The various film adaptations of DRACULA have covered probably most of the ways this can be interpreted, from implied sexual perversion (1931), raw sexuality (HORROR OF DRACULA), flagrant, swept-off-one's-feet romance (1979), to historical retrospective (1992), to modern revisionism (2000). This film takes elements of most of these in a neat TV package with an appropriately British supporting cast.

Watch every version anyway; Dracula is a unique addiction!

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