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Count Dracula's Great Love (1973)

El gran amor del conde Drácula (original title)
Four women spend the night in an old deserted sanitarium on a mountain. They each in turn fall into the the evil hands of a doctor who forces them to suck each others blood and to whip ... See full summary »

Director:

Javier Aguirre

Writers:

Javier Aguirre (screenplay), Alberto S. Insúa (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Naschy ... Count Dracula / Dr. Wendell Marlow
Rosanna Yanni ... Senta (as Rossana Yanni)
Haydée Politoff ... Karen (as Haydee Politoff)
Mirta Miller ... Elke
Ingrid Garbo Ingrid Garbo ... Marlene
Víctor Barrera Víctor Barrera ... Imre Polvi (as Vic Winner)
Álvaro de Luna ... Porteador (as Alvaro De Luna)
José Manuel Martín ... Porteador (as Jose Manuel Martin)
Susana Latour Susana Latour ... Victim in Karen's dream - Image in Negative (as Susana Latur)
Julia Peña Julia Peña ... Peasant woman
Leandro San José Leandro San José ... (as Leandro Sanjose)
Benito Pavón Benito Pavón ... (as Benito Pavon)
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Four women spend the night in an old deserted sanitarium on a mountain. They each in turn fall into the the evil hands of a doctor who forces them to suck each others blood and to whip innocent village virgins so they can lick the oozing cuts clean. Written by <arviga@online.no>

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Sharing his hunger for female flesh was his thirst for human blood... See more »

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Horror

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A Vinegar Syndrome dual-format release containing Blu-ray and DVD discs included an insert booklet with liner notes by longtime Naschy enthusiast Mirek Lipenski of Latarnia, who offers an impressive amount of detail about the film including a tantalizing mention of some perverse footage (up to 15 mins) removed from the final cuts. See more »

Alternate Versions

Of the movie there are two version. The international version which has the scenes with the actress naked, the Spanish version with the actress clothed or semi-naked. The American DVD contains the naked version. See more »

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Worthwhile but rarely seen Naschy film
24 January 2004 | by aschepler2See all my reviews

DRACULA'S GREAT LOVE (1972) ** ½ Paul Naschy, Haydée Politoff, Rosanna Yanni, Ingrid Garbo. Four women and a man wreck their stagecoach and must take refuge in a nearby castle. Unfortunately for the travelers, the castle's owner, Dr. Wendell Marlow (Paul Naschy), turns out to be none other than Count Dracula. After Dracula falls in love with one of the women, she must decide whether to live eternally as Dracula's bride or reject him and continue to live as a mortal. Her not-so-surprising choice leads to a strange and surprising ending. Like a lot of '70s European horror movies, the film suffers from slow pacing and a somewhat muddled plot. But there's lots of gothic atmosphere and a few creepy moments here and there to keep things interesting. Worth a look.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

March 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cemetery Girls See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$286,399
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Production Co:

Janus Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(cut) | (DVD) (Code Red)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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