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Dracula's Dog -- Following an explosion, a dormant horror is suddenly re-awakened when the tomb of the Dracula family is unearthed. From the tomb walk Veidt Smit and a large dog, Zoltan, both formerly enslaved under Count Dracula's evil spell.


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Release Date:
25 May 1978 (Netherlands) See more »
Man's best friend is now man's worst fiend... See more »
Russian soldiers accidentally unleash the servant of Dracula, as well as his dog, during excavations of Romania... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Michael Pataki ... Michael Drake / Count Dracula
Jan Shutan ... Marla Drake
Libby Chase ... Linda Drake
John Levin ... Steve Drake
Reggie Nalder ... Veidt Smith
Cleo Harrington ... Pat Parks
Tom Gerrard ... Maslov, the guard
Bob Miller ... Lieutenant
Gordon McGill ... Second Officer
Al Ferrara ... Al, the deputy
Roger Pancake ... Sheriff
Sally Marr ... Camper
Merryl Jay ... Camper
Jackie Drake ... Camper

John Kirby ... Traveller
Darlene Craviotto ... Traveller
Lou Schumacher ... Customs Inspector
Carl Morrison ... Customs Inspector

Dimitri Logothetis ... Corporal
Chris George ... Soldier
Dwight Krizman ... Soldier
Roger Schumacher ... Hiker
Dominic Ferlan ... Villager
Katherine Fitzpatrick ... Dracula's Victim
Joan Leone ... Car Rental Agent

Arlene Martel ... Maj. Hessel
Simmy Bow ... Fisherman
JoJo D'Amore ... Fisherman

José Ferrer ... Inspector Branco

Directed by
Albert Band 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Frank Ray Perilli  writer

Produced by
Albert Band .... producer
Philip Collins .... executive producer
Frank Ray Perilli .... producer
Original Music by
Andrew Belling 
Cinematography by
Bruce Logan 
Film Editing by
Harry Keramidas 
Makeup Department
Zoltan Elek .... makeup artist
Stan Winston .... makeup designer
Production Management
Richard Band .... assistant production manager
Ralph Burris .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Benjamin .... second assistant director
Ralph Burris .... first assistant director
Art Department
Patrick McFadden .... property master
Sound Department
Sam F. Shaw .... electronic sound
Sam F. Shaw .... sound effects (as Sam Shaw)
John Wilkinson .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Ken Speed .... special effects technician
Stan Winston .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Brink Brydon .... gaffer
Ron Johnson .... assistant camera
Ron Johnson .... unit cinematographer
William R. Maxham .... second assistant camera (as Bill Maxham)
Bob McVay .... grip
Scott Spencer .... best boy
Stephen Vaughan .... still photographer
Moshe Yakobovesky .... electrician (as Moishe Yakobovsky)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lola Bullion Chambers .... assistant wardrobe (as Lola Lola)
Lola Bullion Chambers .... costume supervisor (as Lola Chambers)
Sterling Franck .... wardrobe supervisor (as Sterling von Franck)
Editorial Department
J. Larry Carroll .... assistant editor (as Larry Carroll)
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Andrew Belling .... music arranger
Don Perry .... music supervisor
Other crew
Pam Eddy .... script supervisor
Karl Lewis Miller .... dog trainer (as Karl Miller)
Lou Schumacher .... animal furnisher

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Also Known As:
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Zoltan is etymologically connected with, or derived from, the Arabic root to the English word sultan.See more »
Plot holes: Michael Drake is referred to as the last heir or Dracula, but he has 2 children.See more »
Inspector Branco:This soldier of Dracula, burn him with the rest.See more »
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Not one of those overlooked horror gems in your video store, 4 March 2003
Author: horrorbargainbin ( from hollywood, CA

No, this movie is just awful. In fact it's got to fall into my bottom five worst horror films ever. I bought it because it was directed by Albert Band. Very dull. Nearly unwatchable. The plot may sound kind of weird and fun, but I assure you that the story is presented in a most unexciting way. I paid even less attention to the action sequences than the tired talking scenes. No one could possibly give a hoot about any of these characters, puppies included. A movie has got to be pretty bad when it can't even generate sympathy for a cute puppy. People that slam "The Hills Have Eyes Pt. 2" for it's dog-based flashback would have a field day with this one.

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