The Brides of Dracula

The Brides of Dracula

Director: Terence Fisher Cast: Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Yvonne Monlaur

Blu-ray (Australian Import)

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Hammer Films and director Terence Fisher followed the excellent Horror of Dracula with this well-made, richly-colored sequel which suffers only from the conspicuous lack of Dracula himself -- since Horror's Christopher Lee had declined participation in further Dracula sequels for the time being. In his stead, we have young, blond Baron Meinster (David Peel) providing the requisite vampiric threat. Though imprisoned in the family estate by his mother, Meinster is released from his silver chains by an unsuspecting French teacher (Yvonne Monlaur), through which he gains access to a veritable smorgasbord of nubile wenches at a girls' school. Fortunately, master vampire killer Dr. Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) is on the case. Besides featuring some of the best acting, photography and period detail of the Hammer Dracula series, this is also one of the first to delve into the more sexual aspects of vampirism, with implicit suggestions of incest, sadomasochism and homosexuality.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/2015
UPC: 9345228003015
Original Release: 1960
Source: Imports
Sales rank: 10,888

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Cushing Dr. Van Helsing
Martita Hunt Baroness Meinster
Yvonne Monlaur Marianne
Freda Jackson Greta
David Peel Baron Meinster
Miles Malleson Dr. Tobler
Henry Oscar Herr Lang
Mona Washbourne Frau Lang
Andree Melly Gina
Victor Brooks Hans
Freddy Johnson Cure
Michael Ripper Coachman
Norman Pierce Landlord
Vera Cook Landlord's Wife
Marie Devereaux Village Girl
Harold Scott Severin

Technical Credits
Terence Fisher Director
Jack Asher Cinematographer
Peter Bryan Screenwriter
Alfred Cox Editor
Anthony Hinds Producer
Syd Pearson Special Effects
Edward Percy Screenwriter
Jimmy Sangster Screenwriter
Malcolm Williamson Score Composer

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