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Director:
Writer:
Don Houghton (screenplay)
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Release Date:
October 1978 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The King of the undead marries the Queen of the Zombies See more »
Plot:
In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Alan Gibson 
 
Writing credits
Don Houghton (screenplay by)

Produced by
Don Houghton .... associate producer
Roy Skeggs .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Cacavas 
 
Cinematography by
Brian Probyn (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Chris Barnes 
 
Casting by
James Liggat (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Lionel Couch 
 
Makeup Department
George Blackler .... make-up
Maude Onslow .... hairdresser (as Maud Onslow)
 
Production Management
Ron Jackson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Derek Whitehurst .... assistant director
Chris Carreras .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Graham Easton .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Don Picton .... assistant art director
Ken Softley .... construction manager
D. Clarke .... stand-by carpenter (uncredited)
J. Fleetwood .... stand-by rigger (uncredited)
Wilf France .... props (uncredited)
Arthur Jacobs .... chargehand dresser (uncredited)
R. Race .... stand-by stagehand (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Claude Hitchcock .... sound recordist
Terry Poulton .... sound editor
Dennis Whitlock .... dubbing mixer
Keith Batten .... boom operator (uncredited)
Chris Munro .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Les Bowie .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chic Anstiss .... camera operator
Peter Carmody .... camera loader (uncredited)
Peter Carmody .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Stan Patton .... camera grip (uncredited)
Malcolm Vinson .... focus puller (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebecca Breed .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Larry Richardson .... first assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... musical supervisor
 
Other crew
Elizabeth Wilcox .... continuity
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride" - UK (DVD menu title), USA
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Runtime:
87 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:18 (re-rating) | Australia:M | Australia:R (DVD rating) | Australia:PG (TV rating) | Brazil:16 | Finland:K-15 (2009) (TV rating) | Finland:K-18 (2001) (self applied) | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:18 (1974) | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG (cut) | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating) (1988) | USA:R | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
This was Christopher Lee's final appearance as Count Dracula in the Hammer "Dracula" series. However, he later reprised his role in the French comedy Dracula and Son (1976).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: During their fist meeting with Van Helsing, he offers the men a cigarette from a cigarette box. He closes the lid and sets the box down on a table. In the next shot, the lid is open.See more »
Quotes:
Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing:[Urbanely to D.D. Denham, to hide that he is onto something] What are you going to do with me? You can't let me go, can you? I know too much. Do you mind if I smoke? It's a bad habit, I know, but it helps me to concentrate.See more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
The Satanic Rites, 7 October 2005
Author: from United States

This movie is so awful, it's great. If you view the film without expecting it to have any real cinematic value, you can have a great time laughing at all the cheesy dialogue and poor 1970s special effects. Honestly, it's my second favorite Hammer Dracula film next to Horror of Dracula, which was really the only one that could be taken quasi-seriously. My favorite quotes: 1. "Evil rules, you know - it really does." 2. "...the Hawthorne tree, which provided Christ with His crown of thorns..." 3. "My revenge will spread over centuries - and has just begun!" 4. "...to know the inner secrets of those who rule beyond the realms of the unknown - into the precincts of Hades..."

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