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THE CLEAR HORROR OF DRACULA

Nitrate from the Grave Posted by Terry Sherwood on Aug 31, 2013

As a long time classic horror buff l was overjoyed to read the News that HAMMER FILMS would be releasing the 1958 production of DRACULA or as it was known in North America HORROR OF DRACULA to Blu ray format. I have had the pleasure of viewing a copy recently and can safely say without a doubt it is read more

Classic Films in Focus: SON OF DRACULA (1943)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 20, 2013

Lon Chaney, Jr., God bless him, had certain talents as an actor, but he was no man of a thousand faces like his chameleon father. The limits of the younger Chaney’s abilities come into plain view in Son of Dracula (1943), which badly miscasts the horror star as the iconic vampire (or his desce read more

Classic Films in Focus: SON OF DRACULA (1943)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 20, 2013

Lon Chaney, Jr., God bless him, had certain talents as an actor, but he was no man of a thousand faces like his chameleon father. The limits of the younger Chaney’s abilities come into plain view in Son of Dracula (1943), which badly miscasts the horror star as the iconic vampire (or his desce read more

Classic Films in Focus: SON OF DRACULA (1943)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 20, 2013

Lon Chaney, Jr., God bless him, had certain talents as an actor, but he was no man of a thousand faces like his chameleon father. The limits of the younger Chaney’s abilities come into plain view in Son of Dracula (1943), which badly miscasts the horror star as the iconic vampire (or his desce read more

Classic Films in Focus: HOUSE OF DRACULA (1945)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 19, 2013

Released in 1945, House of Dracula is one of the many monster movie sequels that Universal churned out in an effort to keep audiences coming back for more of their favorite fiends, and, like Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), House of Frankenstein (1944), or the later Abbott and Costello Meet F read more

Classic Films in Focus: HOUSE OF DRACULA (1945)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 19, 2013

Released in 1945, House of Dracula is one of the many monster movie sequels that Universal churned out in an effort to keep audiences coming back for more of their favorite fiends, and, like Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), House of Frankenstein (1944), or the later Abbott and Costello Meet F read more

Classic Films in Focus: HOUSE OF DRACULA (1945)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 19, 2013

Released in 1945, House of Dracula is one of the many monster movie sequels that Universal churned out in an effort to keep audiences coming back for more of their favorite fiends, and, like Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), House of Frankenstein (1944), or the later Abbott and Costello Meet F read more

Classics Revisited: Horror of Dracula (aka: Dracula)

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Jul 13, 2013

(1958) Directed by Terence Fisher; Written by: Jimmy Sangster; Based on the novel by Bram Stoker; Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Melissa Stribling, Valerie Gaunt and Michael Gough; Available on DVD. Rating: **** ½ Before delving into my featured review, I’d like t read more

Classics Revisited: Horror of Dracula (aka: Dracula)

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Jul 13, 2013

(1958) Directed by Terence Fisher; Written by: Jimmy Sangster; Based on the novel by Bram Stoker; Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Melissa Stribling, Valerie Gaunt and Michael Gough; Available on DVD. Rating: **** ½ Before delving into my featured review, I’d like t read more

Classic Films in Focus: THE SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA (1973)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jun 13, 2013

Following Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972), The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) brought Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing together for one more modern day conflict as the undead count and his perpetual nemesis. Hammer Studios also relied again on the directorial services of Alan Gibson, with Joanna Lumley r read more

Classic Films in Focus: THE SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA (1973)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jun 13, 2013

Following Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972), The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) brought Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing together for one more modern day conflict as the undead count and his perpetual nemesis. Hammer Studios also relied again on the directorial services of Alan Gibson, with Joanna Lumley r read more

Classic Films in Focus: THE SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA (1973)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jun 13, 2013

Following Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972), The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) brought Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing together for one more modern day conflict as the undead count and his perpetual nemesis. Hammer Studios also relied again on the directorial services of Alan Gibson, with Joanna Lumley r read more

Dracula (1931, Tod Browning), the digest version

The Stop Button Posted by on Feb 28, 2013

Even though it still falls apart at the end, this truncated, eight millimeter version of Dracula is better than the regular version. It’s exactly what I was hoping for from these Castle Films digests. All of the long dialogue scenes are gone. There’s no explanation of vampires, the enti read more

Dracula (1931) (1)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Feb 12, 2013

The further adventures in my American Horror class continue, and we’re still plumbing the depths of 1930s Universal Studios horror.  It’s been awhile since I’ve seen the Lugosi Dracula, and in rewatching it on a big screen I wouldn’t call it the greatest installment in the Un read more

Dracula (1931 Spanish version)

Classic Horror Campaign Posted by Richard on Nov 20, 2012

    A solicitor called Renfield is enslaved by Dracula at the count’s castle in Transylvania. They travel to England on board a ship whereby Dracula slaughters the entire crew and infiltrates polite society, stalking Dr Seward’s daughter Eva whilst Renfield is incarcerated in read more

Vlog: I love Dracula (1931)

Stardust Posted by Vanessa on Oct 29, 2012

Vlog: I love Dracula (1931) Good morning everyone!  Hope all of you on the East Coast of Canada & the US are staying safe right now (it's been raining here in Toronto non-stop since Friday and things are set to get worse tonight).  I recorded a new vlog last night about my love f read more

Vlog Entry: Dracula (1931) & Greta Garbo

Stardust Posted by Vanessa on Oct 20, 2012

Vlog Entry: Dracula (1931) & Greta Garbo Introducing ... ME!  Check it out!  My very first vlog entry for B&W All Over! Wow ... that's a whole lot of exclamation marks!  (Another one!) More to come soon (I've already filmed one more but I'd like to edit it usi read more

Dracula

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Oct 5, 2012

A cornerstone in Universal’s classic monster movies is Dracula from 1931.  Starring Bela Lugosi, the haunting images and story exposed a wider audience to Bram Stoker’s work and vampire lore.  I grew up with classic vampire images based off of Lugosi’s character and rubber bats on strings read more

It’s Official – Hammer’s “Horror of Dracula” is The Greatest Dracula Movie Of All Time!

Classic Horror Campaign Posted by Richard on Jul 22, 2012

The Classic Horror Campaign has run two polls this year which focused on movie adaptations of Bram Stoker’s seminal vampire novel Dracula.  Our first poll asked you to vote for The Greatest Dracula Movie Of All Time and the winner by an overwhelming majority with 32.35% of the votes was Hammer read more

What Is Your Favourite Hammer DRACULA Movie?

Classic Horror Campaign Posted by Richard on Jun 25, 2012

As the Classic Horror Campaign campaigns tirelessly to bring classic horror double bills back to your TV screens we got to thinking about some of our favourite BBC2 Horror Double Bill memories. When we were just little monsters ourselves and sneaking downstairs to watch these fangtastic seasons of read more
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