These are the known, theatrically released, featurelength films produced or coproduced by hammer productions. Still, it is a part of the overall narrative of the hammer dracula. Scars of dracula is the 6th hammer horror dracula movie if you include brides of dracula in which dracula does not appear. Watch the scars of dracula movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. Roy ward baker quatermass and the pit and asylum directs the incredible christopher lee in scars of dracula which is a decent but off the wall entry in the hammerdracula canon. Draculas immensely pale skin is much too apparent, even after hes feasted on blood and the appearance of that fake bat made me laugh. In internet terms, that can only mean one thing a list.
Dracula is a 1958 british supernatural horror film directed by terence fisher and written by jimmy sangster based on bram stokers novel of the same name. For scars of dracula, christopher lees 5th outing as the count, lee gets more screen time and dialogue than usual, but for most of its length sod is only mildly diverting. This is our movies collection ordered by the rating of our visitors. Prince of darkness which is draculas day time protector.
Good dracula film with the one and only christopher lee. Scars of dracula dvd, 2001, first 10, 000 have bonus dvd. The film features a nutso turn from the second doctor, patrick troughton. Johnston, and actress jenny hanley theatrical trailer. Scars of dracula dvd 1970 cd 7yvg the fast for sale online. Christopher lee is an awesome actor but his efforts were clearly wasted in this film. Easily the most underrated of all the dracula pictures produced by hammer films. The scars of dracula movie trailer and videos tv guide. Scars of dracula 1970 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. You can browse our collection of movies about vampires especially about dracula or about historical vlad dracula aka vlad the impaler.
Jonathan 1969 a german retelling of the dracula story. Scars of dracula is a blast to watch and a hammer dracula film i continue to return to more than many of the others in the series. Although disparaged by some critics, the film does restore a few elements of bram stokers original character. We guarantee to only deal in the very best original, most desirable rare film posters from 19201980 with an emphasis on great art and design of 1940s1960s and have a special interest in hammer horror, james bond 007, carry on films, hollywood. I have the oop anchor bay version from the late 90s and am considering orderi. It stars christopher lee as count dracula, along with dennis. Subscribe to hammer for all our latest releases and classic clips like on facebook.
Audio commentary with star christopher lee and director roy ward baker, moderated by hammer film historian marcus hearn. Dracula, with complete sunlight disintegration by themgallacher. Blood of draculas castle 1969 count dracula has a wife in this one, and their butler is played by john carradine, who had portrayed dracula himself seveal times. Jun 19, 2015 maybe christopher lee didnt always like playing dracula but he still clearly loved and respected the character. Christopher lee wielding a glowing red saber several decades before being cast as count dooku. Scars of dracula is the first gothic horror film that baker directed and his. Dracula is the most popular horror movie character of all time. Who, the omen costars in this 1970 shocker, directed with bloody bravado by hammer veteran roy ward baker quatermass and the pit, dr. The film has a drab, lowbudget aura, and the script is composed mostly of recycled ideas. It is the last truly good entry in hammers dracula franchise and is a step up from the mediocrity of i do not know why fan favourite taste the blood of dracula released just previously in the same year. It was filmed at night on the same sets that were being used during the day for the 1931 englishlanguage film of the same title.
Scars of dracula 1970 christopher lee and christopher matthews in scars of. So we thought it would be fun to make a list of some of the more notable dracula movies ever made. Dracula is a 1931 american spanishlanguage precode horror film directed by george melford. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire count dracula, the novel tells the story of dracula s attempt to move from transylvania to england so he may find new blood and spread the. Nonetheless, this fifth hammer horror featuring christopher lee as count dracula, looks much better on this dvd than it ever did in u. According to guinness attraction, dracula is featured in 161 movies, as contrasted with the 2nd most popular horror movie character of all time, frankenstein, who is only in 115 movies. A new pet for dracula, the bat appears through the film whenever dracula wants to access an otherwise protected. It is the most violent of the series featuring scenes of graphic violence. A controversial entry for some of the loyal fans, i find myself on the other side of the fence loving it. A very common title on home video back in the vhs days, scars of dracula first bowed on dvd from anchor bay in 2001 complete with a terrific audio commentary with lee, baker, and marcus hearn, which starts off covering lees oftremarked frustration with the lack of stoker in the films prior to this before segueing into the production aspects. Hammer fans and scholars alike consider scars of dracula to be the most ferociously violent film in the entire series. The film was cut for its original cinema release by the bbfc in 1958 to remove shots of blood during lucys staking and to reduce the final disintegration of dracula.
Loaded with more sex and violence than the previous four films put together, the scars of dracula is a dreadful. Scars of dracula is a 1970 british horror film directed by roy ward baker for hammer films. In scars of dracula we also see a character that was also presented in dracula. Still in the great gothic trappings with superb visuals. Theres potential that it could be the most comfortable watch for modern audience sensibilities, too.
Brought back from his dead mouldering remains with blood drooled on them by one of the bats he commands, count dracula once again. Scars of dracula movie in my opinion, the weakest dracula of. Classic horror film board classic horror in other media classic horror on dvd and bluray scars of dracula dvdr. Vampire movies complete list classic horror film board. Harry potter complete 8film collection dvd 2011, 8disc set free shipping. Shorter works and television productions are listed separately. The prince of darkness has returned like never before, but will his horrific mark remain forever. S print titled horror of dracula was used as this restored the staking scene in full, although the climactic disintegration remained. We got together the most appreciated movies about the myth and real life of dracula.
The faces of the female corpses are left scarred, ripped to pieces by a vampire bat. Previously released on dvd by anchor bay, shout has picked up the film for its bluray debut. Scars of dracula movie in my opinion, the weakest dracula of all the hammer draculas. Scars of dracula the sixth film in the companys dracula cycle made an effort to hem closely to tradition while introducing new elements. Despite the many, many dracula films that have been made since, none have since developed into the series lees did. Scars of dracula film clip starring christopher lee. That same year, the sevenfilm complete legacy collection was released on bluray.
Overview of the scars of dracula, 1970, directed by roy ward baker, with christopher lee, dennis waterman, jenny hanley, at turner classic movies. Read the full synopsis of the scars of dracula, 1970, directed by roy ward baker, with christopher lee, dennis waterman, jenny hanley, at turner classic movies. Scars of dracula was written as a standalone story a reboot if you will long before the term was even coined as hammer wanted john forbesrobertson for the title role when they were having trouble persuading lee to reprise his famed portrayal of the count. Christopher lees run as count dracula has not been matched by any actor since. Anyone wondering why hammer films felt the need to transplant. Christopher lee as he appeared in the 1970 film scars of dracula, this figure captures the beloved movie icon in his most notable role. Scars of dracula film clear reproduction rich in color. Mar 17, 2015 scars of dracula was the first product of the emi deal, and marked a disarming change as the new decade dawned, for not only would the film be the first in the studios series with no narrative connection to its predecessors, it was also all too apparent on screen that the emi deal did not pare budgets like those of hammers american former. It was both intended as a sequel to taste the blood of dracula and a reboot of the series. Scars of dracula found hammers infamous bloodsucking count at a crossroads. And even though lee ultimately gave up playing dracula in order to avoid being typecast, his impact on how the character is played is, like dracula, immortal. Scars of dracula movie 1970 clip starring christopher leebrought back from his dead mouldering remains with blood drooled on. Scars of dracula original theatrical trailer 1970 youtube. It was filmed at night on the same sets that were being used during the day for the 1931 englishlanguage film of the same title in the early days of sound film, it was common for hollywood studios to produce foreign.
Scars of dracula bray for sale not hammers best dracula. Scars of dracula is entertaining but hollow feeling. I have the oop anchor bay version from the late 90s and am considering ordering this one as a back up copy. Scream factory has completed the hammer dracula series for north american collectors with 1970s scars of dracula starring christopher lee. This is a new 18 minute documentary on scars of dracula. Does anyone here have this particular dvd version of scars of dracula. Had to buy this to complete all the films bar one that christopher lee played dracula.
March 21, 2016 posted in films 1970 comments off on scars of dracula 1970 salut et bienvenues sur streaming film. Sir christopher lee reads dracula crystal clear sound. Dracs in his castle, a young couple happen to wind up as house guests, and the nightmare begins. Once upon a time in hollywood dvd digital 2019 brand new sealed fast.
Now, you can feel the fear of count dracula with this largescale statue. It is an adaptation of the 1897 novel by bram stoker and the 1924 stage play. Subscribe to hammer for all our latest releases and classic clips 1k38x0a like on facebook. Guaranteed 100% original vintage movie posters picture palace movie posters is the website for original, vintage, collectible movie posters. Much maligned by many critics and fans scars of dracula has though its fair share of supporters including myself. Maybe christopher lee didnt always like playing dracula but he still clearly loved and respected the character. Scars of dracula was the first product of the emi deal, and marked a disarming change as the new decade dawned, for not only would the film be the first in the studios series with no narrative connection to its predecessors, it was also all too apparent on screen that the emi deal did not pare budgets like those of hammers american former. Apr 28, 2009 dracula has risen from the grave 1968 the 3rd film to feature christopher lee as dracula. Dracula untold 2 2021 will there be a sequel with luke. Scars of dracula dvd 1970 cd 7yvg the fast for sale. Patrick troughton, roy ward baker, aida young, anthony hinds. Produced immediately after taste the blood of dracula and directed by roy ward baker, this film is one of the most seriously flawed vampire films which hammer ever attempted.
Oct 28, 2017 scars of dracula is film that struggles to deliver on its small budget and, as a consequence, its laudable intentions to return to bram stoker as a source are undone. The script is a collection of plot points with no character arcs other than klove, portrayed by former doctor who star patrick troughton, defying dracula due to his attraction to sarah, and klove gets less screen time than the character deserves. Dracula untold 2 is a potential sequel to the 2014 moderately successful film exploring the origins of vlad dracula, blending both reallife elements of vlad the impaler with some completely made up crap about dracula getting her powers to fight people from turkey. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Audio commentary by filmmaker film historian constantine nasr and film historian randall larson on the 1. However, with the likes of scars of dracula, theyre beginning to reach the bottom of the deep hammer barrel. This movie is supposed to continue the continuity of the other dracula movies from hammer but does not. Scars of dracula 1970 trailer christopher lee by vanilla midget tv. Inside scars of dracula featurette with writers kevin lyons, jonathan rigby and alan barnes, cultural historian john j. Draculas weakest film scars of dracula dvd for sale this film was probably the odd one out of the entire hammer series. The first in the series of hammer horror films starring christopher lee as count dracula, the film also features peter cushing as doctor van helsing, along with michael gough, melissa stribling, carol marsh, and john van eyssen. When two titles are shown for a single film, the first title is that as released in the uk, the second in the us. Watch scars of dracula now on your favorite device.
A kind of backtothebasics hammer dracula that works for me. The scars of dracula count dracula 16 scale figure product image product image. Audio commentary by filmmakerfilm historian constantine nasr and film historian randall larson on the 1. Lee and the supporting cast is terrific in this hammer dracula adaptation. Scars of dracula movie 1970 clip starring christopher. Scars of dracula is a 1970 british horror film directed by roy ward baker for hammer films it stars christopher lee as count dracula, along with dennis waterman, jenny hanley, patrick troughton, and michael gwynn. She says lee was overly serious and wasnt very fun to be around. Scars of dracula is a 1970 horror film by hammer studios directed by roy ward baker and starring christopher lee as count dracula. Scars of dracula is film that struggles to deliver on its small budget and, as a consequence, its laudable intentions to return to bram stoker as a source are undone. This is the hammer dracula with lee climbing the castle walls like a spider as in bram stokers original novel. Clearly the weakest of the dracula series of films from hammer, the ridiculously low budget on this film makes for poor scenes. Jenny hanley, who plays sarah, is interviewed as well as several film historians. When simon comes across dracula sleeping in his coffin, a bad superimposed effect is used to. You put the dvd in and you can make a complete back up for the dvd.
Bigbadtoystore has a massive selection of toys like action figures, statues, and collectibles. While the studio would officially and quite literally move its iconic character into the swinging 70s with its next film, dracula a. Chfb threads about vampires hollywoods hottest vampires gothic euro vampires vampires and the stochastic process how do va vampire movies complete list classic horror film board. This is by no means because dracula has become boring or old hat, but that no group of filmmakers have been able. The sets, lighting and special effects are not very good and the actors find themselves having to sell a story that just looks hokey. Peter cushing, the brides of dracula,film hd 720p youtube. On august 28, 2018, dracula, dracula, draculas daughter, son of dracula, house of frankenstein, house of dracula, and abbott and costello meet frankenstein were included in the universal classic monsters. Christopher lee is the symbol of dracula, lee fixed the image of the fanged vampire in popular culture.1260 445 1040 655 686 1532 19 178 1168 167 169 1194 1199 412 1209 1179 706 1531 716 835 1182 261 871 1126 321 1031 171 1058 451 139 1378 346 1086 1180