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Old Dracula (1974)

Vampira (original title)
PG | | Comedy, Horror | 1975 (USA)
A faulty blood transfusion turns Dracula's wife black.

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Countess Vampira
Peter Bayliss ...
Maltravers
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Angela
Nicky Henson ...
Marc
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Helga
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Pottinger
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Nancy
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Eve
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Ritva
Minah Bird ...
Rose
Christopher Sandford ...
Milton
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Gilmore
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Mr. King
Aimi MacDonald ...
Woman in Hotel Room
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A faulty blood transfusion turns Dracula's wife black.

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If You Liked "Young Frankenstein" You'll Love "Old Dracula!"

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Comedy | Horror

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Michael Craze and Ian Liston were seen for the older policeman and Michael Cashman for the younger policeman. See more »

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When Dracula is attempting to gain entrance to his hotel room via the window, you can see that its pitch black behind him. however, the very next scene shows that its almost daylight outside. See more »

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References Black Gunn (1972) See more »

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Vampira
theme song sung by The Majestics
Music and lyrics by Anthony Newley
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Good Actors - Terrible Story - Not Many Laughs
16 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is just not all that funny - you would expect a comedy to give more laughs than this film gave us. It has a few moments worth of giggles but not bust-a-gut laughter like one wants from a comedy.

All the actors are fine - really good. It's just a terrible story with very few laughs.

I have to agree with other reviewers that Dracula's problem is not that she's black but that he wanted his wife, Vampira, the way he remembered her - he just wanted his wife back. He felt he was with another woman because she acts different and looks different.

It's such a shame the comedy wasn't funnier and the storyline a bit better because this film had the potential to be really comical if better written.

3.5/10


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