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"Great Performances" Count Dracula (1977)

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Overview

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Director:
Writers:
Gerald Savory (adaptation)
Bram Stoker (novel)
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Original Air Date:
22 December 1977
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Plot:
For those familiar with Bram Stoker's novel, this adaptation follows the book quite closely in most respects... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Episode Crew
Directed by
Philip Saville 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gerald Savory  adaptation
Bram Stoker  novel "Dracula"

Produced by
Morris Barry .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kenyon Emrys-Roberts 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Hall 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Bedford 
Rod Waldron (videotape editor)
 
Production Design by
Michael Young 
 
Costume Design by
Kenneth Morey 
 
Makeup Department
Suzan Broad .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Denis Curran .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Derek Miller-Timmins .... studio sound
John Pritchard .... film sound
Anthony Sloman .... sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Mickey Edwards .... visual effects assistant
Tony Harding .... visual effects designer
A.J. Mitchell .... special video effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Howard King .... studio lighting
 
Editorial Department
John Barclay .... vision mixer
Bill Stephan .... on-line editor
 
Other crew
Dick Bailey .... title designer
Fiona Cumming .... production assistant
Sally Head .... script editor
Roselyn Parker .... production assistant
Ros Wolfes .... production assistant (as Rosalind Wolfes)
 
Series Cast
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Fred Rose
Barbara Walsh

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Directed by
John Doyle 
John Glenmeister (episode "Man Who Married a French Wife, the")
Nick Havinga (episode "Girls in Their Summer Dresses") (episode "Monument, The")
 
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Marion J. Caffey  creator
Daniel Ezralow  creator
Josh Groban  creator

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Additional Details

Runtime:
150 min
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Trivia:
Bruce Wightman who has a bit part in this was a expert on Bram Stoker and founder of the Dracula Soctiey.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The shaving mirror scene: when Harker moves, there is a slight but noticeable delay, with his reflection moving just before he does. This occurs a few times, and makes it obvious that a trick mirror (possibly a Chromakey screen) is being used.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Wilhelmina 'Mina' Westenra:You'll write often?
Jonathan Harker:Every day, Mina, I promise.
Wilhelmina 'Mina' Westenra:And I promise to study my shorthand so that I shall be able to do your letters when we're married.
Lucy Westenra:Jonathan! Jonathan! Time for you to go.
Jonathan Harker:Yes, of course.
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Movie Connections:
Version of Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)See more »

FAQ

Is this version of "Dracula" very faithful to the original novel?
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
The best Dracula ever., 17 March 2001
Author: swbbers from Santa Barbara, Ca

I saw this once in about 1978 on public television in San Francisco. It was astounding because for once not just the horror, but also the senusality of the Dracula story was transferred to the screen without the (then) standard "monsters jumping out of the box" treatment. I got marvelous chills and tingles while watching. NOW, if those of us who remember this movie/tv show could just get a copy of it!

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