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The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

R | | Horror | June 1979 (USA)
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While lecturing in China, Van Helsing agrees to help seven kung fu trained siblings reclaim their ancestral mountain village, now the domain of seven powerful vampires and their army of undead slaves.

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David Chiang ...
Hsi Ching
Julie Ege ...
Vanessa Buren
Han Chen Wang ...
Leung Hon (as Wong Han Chan)
Robin Stewart ...
Leyland Van Helsing
Szu Shih ...
Mei Kwei (as Shih Szu)
John Forbes-Robertson ...
Robert Hanna ...
British Consul
Shen Chan ...
Kah (as Chan Shen)
James Ma ...
Hsi Ta
Chia Yung Liu ...
Hsi Kwei (as Liu Chia Yung)
Hark-On Fung ...
Hsi Sung (as Fong Kah Ann)
Tien Lung Chen ...
Hsi San (as Chen Tien Loong)
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Storyline

Count Dracula journeys to a remote Chinese village in the guise of a warlord to support six vampires who are dispirited after the loss of a seventh member of their cult. At the same time, vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing happens to be lecturing in the country and is persuaded by villagers to help them fight this curse of the ages. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Hammer Horror! Dragon Thrills! The First Kung Fu Horror Spectacular! See more »

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The 7 Brothers Meet Dracula  »

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WILHELM SCREAM: During the big fight scene at the village (at 1hr 12mns) when Van Helsing shoves a zombie into the fire pit. See more »

Goofs

In the first battle scene as the Seven Brothers are rushing forward to meet their foes, one of them stumbles over a sword that is lying on the ground, apparently from a previous take. See more »

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Referenced in Don't Wake the Dead (2008) See more »

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Martial Arts Vampires Take On Cushing
10 August 2003 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

Peter Cushing is my favorite Van Helsing and in this film it is a totally welcomed change of just battling the evil Dracula. Van Helsing takes on the Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires that are martial arts experts whom also have the power of calling up dead victims to fight the undead. A number of very exciting battles against the dead makes this film a classic vampire feature. The Hammer producers also weave into the film the king of vampires, the Count himself, Dracula. The makeup is rather swallow at times but the story and action make you forget the small problems. Cushing still swings a deadly fiery weapon as he battles to the death the unliving.


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