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Due to be crowned King of the Netherworld by his mentor Merlin the Magician at a monster's convention Count Downe, the son of Count Dracula, falls in love with the beautiful but human Amber... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Count Downe / Musician
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Merlin, the Magician
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The Baron
Suzanna Leigh ...
Amber
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Chauffeur
Shakira Caine ...
Housekeeper (as Shakira Baksh)
Morris Bush ...
Monster
John Colclough ...
Bill (as John Coleclough)
Nita Lorraine ...
Gorgon Woman
Skip Martin ...
Igor
Dan Meaden ...
Rachelle Miller ...
Club Hostess
Beth Morris ...
Wendy
Jenny Runacre ...
Woman in Black
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Due to be crowned King of the Netherworld by his mentor Merlin the Magician at a monster's convention Count Downe, the son of Count Dracula, falls in love with the beautiful but human Amber and finds himself in conflict with Baron Frankenstein who is vying for the same honorary title. Written by Vince Oldham

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The First Rock-and-Roll Dracula Movie!

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Comedy | Horror | Musical

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19 April 1974 (USA)  »

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Son of Drac  »

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David Bowie was originally considered for the role of Count Downe. See more »


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Daybreak
Written by Harry Nilsson (as Nilsson)
Performed by Harry Nilsson (uncredited)
Produced by Harry Nilsson (uncredited)
bass: Klaus Voormann (uncredited); bouzouki: Chris Spedding (uncredited); cowbell: George Harrison (uncredited); drums: Ringo Starr (uncredited); guitar: Peter Frampton (uncredited); horns: Gene Cipriano (uncredited); organ: Jim Price (uncredited); saxophone: Bobby Keys (uncredited)
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Fine the soundtrack and forget this movie!
5 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I purchased a copy of the soundtrack in high school and wore it out! I did not get to see this movie when it came out. 31 years later I found a bootleg copy on ebay. Great music, but an awful movie. The story has very little dialog and never goes anywhere. Such a waist of great musical talent. Harry Nilsson's who is one of the forgotten song writers of the seventies acting is so bad that he makes Ringo Starr look good. The song daybreak is a different mix than the album and the camera is so frame so close that you almost don't see Keith Moon playing drums. Freddie Francis who directed this movie is a great cinematographer (The French Lieutenants Women) and camera man (Moby Dick 1956) but should have skip this film project. Fine the soundtrack and forget this movie!


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