Horror of Dracula

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Produced in 1957 - 1958 | Released in 1958 | Color
  • Running Time: 82 Min.
  • Production Co: Hammer Film Productions
  • Distribution Co: J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors (1958) (UK) (theatrical) | Universal Pictures (1958) (USA) (theatrical) | Universal Films S.A. (1958) (Belgium) (theatrical) | Goldstone Film Enterprises (1963) (USA) (theatrical) (a Seven Arts Reissue) (re-release) | Hispamex (19??) (Spain) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Terence Fisher
  • Written by Jimmy Sangster
  • Based on the novel by Bram Stoker
  • Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling, Carol Marsh.
  • Produced by Michael Carreras, Anthony Hinds & Anthony Nelson Keys
  • Original Music by James Bernard
  • Cinematography by Jack Asher
  • Film Editing by Bill Lenny

Also Known As

  • Dracula
  • Drácula (Argentina/Spain)
  • Le Cauchemar de Dracula (Belgium) (dubbed version) (French title)
  • Dracula 1958 (USA)
  • Dracula il vampiro (Italy)
  • Drakoulas, o vrykolakas ton Karpathion (Greece)
  • Horror Draculi (Poland)
  • O Horror de Drácula (Portugal)
  • I Draculas klor (Sweden)
  • De Nachtmerrie van Dracula (Netherlands)
  • Pimeyden prinssi (Finland)
  • O Vampiro da Noite (Brazil)

Plot Summary

  • Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses, forcing his colleague Dr. Van Helsing to destroy the predatory villain when he targets Harker's loved ones.

Taglines

  • Don't Dare See It...Alone!
  • The chill of the tomb won't leave your blood for hours... after you come face-to-face with DRACULA!
  • The terrifying lover who died - yet lived! | Who Will Be His Bride Tonight?
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