Scars of Dracula (1970)

SCARS OF DRACULA breaks the continuity that had been maintained in the previous Hammer Dracula movies and begins in Dracula’s castle in Transylvania. In this opening scene we see the Count’s remains lying on a plinth in a castle chamber… and then a large (model) bat flies in and flaps over the plinth, regurgitating bloodContinue reading “Scars of Dracula (1970)”

The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)

SATANIC RITES was the eighth film in Hammer’s Dracula series and it was the seventh (and final) one to feature Christopher Lee as the undead Count. The film was the fourth one to star Peter Cushing as Van Helsing: he played the original Van Helsing twice and a descendent of Van Helsing twice in theContinue reading “The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)”

The Gorgon (1964)

Professor Heitz (Michael Goodliffe) travels to Vandorf to prove that his bohemian artist son, who has committed suicide, is being used as a scapegoat to cover up the fact there is an ancient evil prowling the area, turning people to stone. Unfortunately, the professor himself falls victim to this creature but, before he becomes aContinue reading “The Gorgon (1964)”

Dracula A.D. 1972

In 1872 Count Dracula (Christopher Lee) battles Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) atop a runaway coach in London’s Hyde Park. Dracula gets impaled on a broken wheel spoke, causing him to disintegrate. Van Helsing also dies… just as a youthful Dracula acolyte (Christopher Neame) arrives on the scene and collects the powdery remains of Dracula. HeContinue reading “Dracula A.D. 1972”