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Release Date:
27 November 1974 (USA) See more »
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He couldn't live without a virgin's blood..... ...So a virgin had to die! [UK]
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joe Dallesandro ... Mario Balato, the Servant

Udo Kier ... Count Dracula

Vittorio De Sica ... Il Marchese Di Fiore
Maxime McKendry ... La Marchesa Di Fiore
Arno Juerging ... Anton, the Count's Servant
Milena Vukotic ... Esmeralda
Dominique Darel ... Saphiria
Stefania Casini ... Rubinia
Silvia Dionisio ... Perla
Inna Alexeievna
Gil Cagne ... Townsman (as Gil Cagnie)
Emi Califri
Eleonora Zani
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giorgio Dolfin ... (uncredited)
Stefano Oppedisano ... (uncredited)

Roman Polanski ... Man in Tavern (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Morrissey 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Pat Hackett  uncredited
Paul Morrissey 
Bram Stoker  character (uncredited)

Produced by
Andrew Braunsberg .... producer
Jean-Pierre Rassam .... co-producer
Andy Warhol .... producer
Jean Yanne .... producer
 
Original Music by
Claudio Gizzi 
 
Cinematography by
Luigi Kuveiller 
 
Film Editing by
Jed Johnson (credited in US print)
Franca Silvi 
 
Production Design by
Enrico Job 
 
Art Direction by
Gianni Giovagnoni 
 
Makeup Department
Mario Di Salvio .... makeup artist
Paolo Franceschi .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Mara Blasetti .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paolo Pietrangeli .... assistant director
Antonio Margheriti .... assistant director (uncredited)
Antonio Margheriti .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Fausto Ancillai .... dubbing mixer
Roberto Arcangeli .... special sound effects
Piero Fondi .... boom operator
Carlo Palmieri .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Carlo Rambaldi .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paolo Pettini .... still photographer
Ubaldo Terzano .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Benito Persico .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Loretta Mattioli .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Luca di Silverio .... soundtrack album producer
 
Other crew
Maurizio Anticoli .... accountant
Vasco Mafera .... production assistant
Silvia Petroni .... continuity
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Andy Warhol's Dracula" - USA (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for horror violence and sensuality (cut version) (1975, 1992)
Runtime:
103 min | Argentina:108 min | USA:106 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | France:-16 | Germany:18 | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Germany:16 (cut) | Italy:VM18 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:18 (heavily cut) | UK:18 | USA:X | USA:R (cut version) (1975, 1992) | USA:X (original rating) | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
Srdjan Zelenovic was originally cast as Count Dracula.See more »
Quotes:
Rubinia:Well, if you must know, this man is obsessed with marrying a virgin.
Mario Balato, the Servant:O well, you didn't tell me this. So what's he doin' with you two whores?
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Referenced in Memories of a Young Pianist (2009) (V)See more »

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15 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Watchable, 30 July 2004

Not nearly as disgusting as its closely made forerunner Flesh for Frankenstein, Blood for Dracula has some nice, stylistic moments, excellent period piece settings and costumes, wild overacting from Udo Keir as Dracula(subdued though when compared with his performance as Dr. Frankenstein) and a non-performance by Joe Dallesandro, a sluggish pace at times and, of course, lots of gratuitous sex scenes. Dracula must go south for his health and find a virgin(for he can only drink the blood of a virgin girl). He chooses Italy and finds a family with three beautiful, unwed daughters all professing innocence of man. A swarthy gardener(Dallesandro) works there. Add two and two and you have the basic premise of the film. For me, and let me say that I get what camp is and what the filmmakers were trying - TRYING - to do, the best part of this film is easily the brief cameo of Roman Polanski as a man in the pub playing a game of do-what-I-do. Polanski has brilliant comic timing, and he reinforces my opinion that he was and could have been a very good actor. I am thankful he still directs though. As for Blood of Dracula, it will definitely take a bite out of your time.

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