The return of dracula 1958 francis lederer hd remastered. Bram stokers count dracula jess francos version of the bram stoker classic has count dracula as an old man who. Jonathan harker begets the ire of count dracula after he accepts a job at the vampires castle under false. He is considered to be both the prototypical and the archetypal vampire in subsequent works of fiction. Even though bram stokers dracula is set at the end of the 19th century, count draculas story begins much earlier. The young solicitor a type of lawyer jonathan harker. Bela lugosi aka dracula nobody knows why bram stoker chose this fifteenth century romanian prince as a model for his fictional character. This is a scene from the 1958 horrorsuspense film, horror of dracula. Besides loving the old toho kaiju films, i also have fond memories of the hammer studio films from the 1950s and 1960s. Media in category dracula 1958 film the following 11 files are in this category, out of 11 total. Some aspects of the character are believed to have been inspired by the 15thcentury wallachian.
Dracula 1958 finale japanese vs uk 2012 versions by bacardicus. A boxoffice hit, it helped establish hammer as the successor to the american studio universal as the leading producer of popular horror cinema. Bram stoker novel, jesus franco, dietmar behnke, milo g. See more ideas about dracula, count dracula and dracula castle. Every night for 600 years he rises from his coffinbed to seek the warm blood he needs to keep himself alive. It was recognized that count dracula had a great knowledge about magic and alchemy. Investigating the death of his friend jonathan harkerapparently the victim of a bloodsucking vampiredoctor van helsing peter cushing discovers a diary incriminating count dracula christopher lee. The return of dracula 1958 trailer with french subs.
For 1958 the practical effects in this film are pretty good and i think. Mysterious and feared, yet enticing and seductive, the image of a pale, nearly immortal bloodsucker has endured for centuries. Count dracula, a fictional character in the dracula novel, was inspired by one of the bestknown figures of romanian history, vlad dracula, nicknamed vlad tepes vlad the impaler, who was the ruler of walachia at various times from 14561462. Bram stoker published the novel in england in 1897. Download horror of dracula 1958 720p bluray yts yify. Dracula the curse of frankenstein james bernard tadlow. However, lees turn as sir henry baskerville in the hound of the baskervilles 1959, an adaptation of the sherlock holmes mystery, indicated a. Sir henry irving was an actor and friend of bram stoker. He was probably as alchemist, a statesman or even a soldier.
The only one who may be able to protect them is dr. Soon, however, arthurs wife mina is targeted by count dracula and he and van helsing race to find his lair before she is lost to them forever. Make offer dracula universal city studios 1980 drinking glass halloween vampire bat vintage dracula monster squad costume collegivelle 1976 excellent condition. Horror of dracula 1958 yify download movie torrent yts. Having already been identified worldwide for his vampire roles, christopher lee took a break from the ongoing hammer films dracula series to play the character closer to what bram stoker depicted. The first in the series of hammer horror films starring christopher lee as count dracula, this original also features peter cushing as doctor van helsing, along with michael gough, melissa stribling.
We do not know much about the early life of count dracula. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, lee was well known for portraying villains and became best known for his role as count dracula in a sequence of hammer horror films, a typecasting situation he always lamented his other film roles include francisco. Van helsing cushing, a scientist who becomes the counts. Doctor van helsing cushing arrives and drives a stake through harkers heart, but must then pursue dracula to london, where the count intends to make. Count draculas legend and the history of vlad the impaler.
In 1958, hammer films produced dracula, which became an international success. Disciple of dracula watch online download subtitles player. Download dracula 1958 torrent or any other torrent from video movies direct download via magnet link. It wasnt until he came across documents during his research at the british museum that novelist bram stoker found the man who would serve as the perfect foundation for his classic gothic horror character, count. In 1897 transylvania, the blooddrinking count draws his plans against victorian london. Born in 1431 in sighisoara, he resided all his adult life in walachia, except for periods of. Dracula, made in 1958, also starred peter cushing as doctor van helsing and christopher lee as count dracula. This opportunity came in 1969 when he went to spain to appear as the count in a. Doctor van helsing cushing arrives and drives a stake through harkers heart, but must then pursue dracula to london, where the count intends to make harkers fiancee lucy holmwood his bride. Jimmy sangsters screenplay is true to the spirit, if not the letter of bram stokers novel. Dracula is a 1958 british horror film directed by terence fisher and written by jimmy sangster based on bram stokers novel of the same name. The infamous vampire peter cushing, star wars is given a new, elegant and ruthless persona as he descends upon england. The character dracula may have been based in part on irving, and on vlad iii the impaler.
Sir christopher frank carandini lee, cbe cstj may 27, 1922 n june 7, 2015 was an english actor, singer, military officer, and author. Dracula il vampiro 1958 film horror christopher lee peter cushing 216. The first hammer dracula film which, according to leonard maltin, may indeed be their finest. Comedy, stars george hamilton as count vladimir dracula. Dracula, count fictitious character fiction subject. House on haunted hill full movie vincent price carol ohmart tcc ai color duration. Even though bram stokers dracula is set at the end of the 19th century, count dracula s story begins much earlier. The return of draculais a 1958 horror film starring francis lederer as count dracula. Dracula aka horror of dracula in the united states is a 1958 film in which after jonathan harker attacks dracula at his castle, the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of harkers fiancee.
Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at. Van helsing to destroy the predatory villain when he targets harkers loved ones. Horror of dracula, original title dracula, british horror film, released in 1958, that was the first in a series of dracula films produced by hammer films studio in england. The count dracula first appears in literature in a novel written in 1897 by an irish author bram stoker, named dracula, in which he is the famous vampire character.
After jonathan harker attacks dracula at his castle apparently somewhere in germany, the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of harkers fiancee. Nachts, wenn dracula erwacht 1970 bram stokers count dracula, count dracula, dracula 71, the nights of dracula watch online download subtitles player. Vlad tepes pronounced tepish, a 15thcentury prince from the dark, forested mountains of eastern europe was his inspiration. The popular conception of dracula runs the gamut from horrific vampire to comic relief like grandpa on the tv show the munsters. Count dracula, the titular character and antagonist of the novel. Horror of dracula 1958 720p bluray yify uploadgig downloads. Michael gough plays jonathan harker 30 years before playing alfred to michael keatons batman. With peter cushing, christopher lee, michael gough, melissa stribling.
Edward cullen twilight vampire vampires are some of the most enduring and interesting figures in fiction. Aug 15, 2014 the return of dracula 1958 trailer with french subs. Born in 1431 in sighisoara, he resided all his adult life in walachia, except for periods of imprisonment at pest and visegrad in hungary. It is difficult to overestimate the significance of dracula as it set the tone for hammers movie output over the next two decades when british horror. Despite its budgetary flaws and gritty cinematic approach, jess francos count dracula is a welcome departure from the hammer dracula series and certainly one of the most atmospheric. Jonathan harker john van eyssen journeys to castle dracula, where he is turned into one of the undead by the famous vampire lee. Classic hammer horror starring christopher lee and peter cushing. Bram stokers count dracula jess francos version of the bram stoker classic has count dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens. Christopher lee is smooth as the count, and peter cushing perfect as the tireless professor van helsing, praises maltin. Nov 05, 2014 horror 1970 98 minutes usa color original title.
He is also depicted in the novel to be the origin of werewolf legends. This film works against the hammer formula in ways that ive always found more memorable and interesting than lees other dracula pictures. This hammer studios classic is far closer to the letter and spirit of the bram stoker novel than the bela lugosi version of dracula. Though the idea of the vampire has existed since at least the 1700s, it was 1897s. Original caption 1958 dracula, the human vampire, is shown cringing before the crucifix, is forced into a position where he is exposed to the rays of the sun the only way he can be destroyed. However, lees turn as sir henry baskerville in the hound of the baskervilles 1959, an adaptation of the sherlock holmes mystery, indicated a dramatic range extending.
Horror of dracula, british horror film, released in 1958, that was the first in a series of dracula films produced by hammer films studio in england. The story in the novel happens in england and transylvania in 1893 plot. Investigating the death of his friend jonathan harkerapparently the victim of a bloodsucking vampiredoctor van helsing peter cushing discovers a. Dracula 1181x subtitles download movie and tv series.
The premise finds the infamous count journeying from his. In 2017 a poll of 150 actors, directors, writers, producers and critics for time out magazine saw it ranked the 65th. As count dracula, lee fixed the image of the fanged vampire in popular culture. Jonathan harker john van eyssen is turned into a vampire by the vicious count dracula, but when doctor van helsing peter cushing goes to. It wasnt until he came across documents during his research at the british museum that novelist bram stoker found the man who would serve as the perfect foundation for his classic gothic horror character, count dracula source.
In the book, jonathan harker is an estate agent who visits castle dracula to. 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. Horror, directed by francis ford coppola and starring gary oldman as dracula. Dracula is a 1958 british supernatural horror film directed by terence fisher and written by jimmy sangster based on bram stokers 1897 novel of the same name. Hotel transylvania is the most recent animated film that includes count draculas character.652 117 1145 720 278 949 1032 760 941 909 1520 1143 713 170 1130 538 1437 287 336 1477 1114 477 365 991 545 324 1244 1013 1547 842 256 1 1289 157 733 1034 302 1369 1157 342 89 806