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Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966) was a Horror Film directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Anthony Nelson Keys.

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Originally shown (in London) in a double billing with The Plague of the Zombies.
Christopher Lee found the lines given to this character so awful that he chose to play it silent.
In the scene where Dracula finally wakes up (his "resurrection" in his coffin), to the crash of thunder and a flash of lightning, he originally took, as probably anyone would, a full FOUR frames (one sixth of a second) to completely open his eyes. In the final cutting stages, an assistant editor had the idea of removing those four frames - effectively a "jump cut" - to have Dracula's eyes open in an even more shocking ONE frame. However, the editor, Chris Barnes, had already finalized the edit for that reel - so the clever cut was never incorporated!
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