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Son of Dracula (1974)

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:
... Count Downe
... Merlin
... The Baron
... Amber
... Van Helsing
... Chauffeur
... Housekeeper (as Shakira Baksh)
Maurice Bush ... Monster
... Bill (as John Coleclough)
Nita Lorraine ... Gorgon Woman
... Igor
Dan Meaden ... Count Dracula
Rachelle Miller ... Club Hostess
Beth Morris ... Wendy
... 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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19 April 1974 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In one scene, advertising is visible for the film Pulp (1972), starring _Michael Caine (I)_, the husband of _Shakira Caine_, who plays the housekeeper in this film. See more »

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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Without You
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Written by Pete Ham (as Ham) and Tom Evans (as Evans)
Performed by Harry Nilsson (uncredited)
Produced by Richard Perry (uncredited)
guitar: John Uribe (uncredited); bass: Klaus Voormann (uncredited); drums: Jim Keltner (uncredited); piano: Gary Wright (uncredited);
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Very fun, cult-like flick of an old-fashioned favorite
29 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Fun at its finest. Good rock and roll cast with a plot following (losely) an all-time favorite. The Count has never looked so good and sexy (at least to 1974). If you are a Harry Nilsson fan, this is a must see. His music and charm, along with a little bit of Ringo Starr and a peppering of other famous British band personalities and one pretty girl, makes for an adventuresome and cult-following, cutesey film. Expect the usual "Count"-type vampire story with a twist of mythology. It's not perfect but that Nilsson music (whether you're a fan or not) makes these differences most pleasant. Can't wait until it's out on video!


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