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The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

R | | Action, Horror | June 1979 (USA)
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While lecturing in China, Van Helsing agrees to help seven kung fu trained siblings reclaim their ancestral mountain village, now the domain of seven powerful vampires and their army of undead slaves.

Directors:

Roy Ward Baker, Cheh Chang (uncredited)

Writer:

Don Houghton (screenplay by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peter Cushing ... Professor Lawrence Van Helsing
David Chiang David Chiang ... Hsi Ching
Julie Ege ... Vanessa Buren
Han Chen Wang Han Chen Wang ... Leung Hon (as Wong Han Chan)
Robin Stewart Robin Stewart ... Leyland Van Helsing
Szu Shih Szu Shih ... Mei Kwei (as Shih Szu)
John Forbes-Robertson ... Dracula
Robert Hanna Robert Hanna ... British Consul
Shen Chan Shen Chan ... Kah (as Chan Shen)
Tsan-Hsi Ma Tsan-Hsi Ma ... Hsi Ta (as James Ma)
Chia Yung Liu ... Hsi Kwei (as Liu Chia Yung)
Hark-On Fung Hark-On Fung ... Hsi Sung (as Fong Kah Ann)
Tien Lung Chen Tien Lung Chen ... Hsi San (as Chen Tien Loong)
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Storyline

Count Dracula journeys to a remote Chinese village in the guise of a warlord to support six vampires who are dispirited after the loss of a seventh member of their cult. At the same time, vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing happens to be lecturing in the country and is persuaded by villagers to help them fight this curse of the ages. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Taglines:

Deadly Horrors! Dragon Thrills! The First Kung Fu Horror Spectacular! See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK | Hong Kong

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

June 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 7 Brothers Meet Dracula See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hammer Films,Shaw Brothers See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the only Hammer "Dracula" film not to feature Count Dracula's name in the title. See more »

Goofs

According to this movie Dracula has spent the decade between 1804 and 1904 in a remote Chinese village in an alternate form as vampire High Priest Kah, this contradicts events from the previous installments of the Hammer Dracula films. See more »

Quotes

Dracula: Who dares to disturb the sanctity of Count Dracula.
Dracula: Who are you.
Kah: My lord, my name is Kah. I am the High Priest of the 7 Golden Vampires in Ping Kwei in the province of Szechwan in China. When the vampires walk... My Temple was the centre of all power in the area, the populace bore allegiance to me. But now... My Lord. The vampires sleep, and the people go their own ways. The power is lost, i have travelled many moons. Seeking the Castle Dracula, i look to thee. For thy help. Ressurect the 7 ...
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Follows The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) See more »

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Martial Arts Vampires Take On Cushing
10 August 2003 | by jcholguinSee all my reviews

Peter Cushing is my favorite Van Helsing and in this film it is a totally welcomed change of just battling the evil Dracula. Van Helsing takes on the Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires that are martial arts experts whom also have the power of calling up dead victims to fight the undead. A number of very exciting battles against the dead makes this film a classic vampire feature. The Hammer producers also weave into the film the king of vampires, the Count himself, Dracula. The makeup is rather swallow at times but the story and action make you forget the small problems. Cushing still swings a deadly fiery weapon as he battles to the death the unliving.


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