|Blood of Dracula's Castle|
|Title:||Blood of Dracula's Castle|
|Directed by:||Al Adamson|
|Written by:||Rex Carlton|
|Produced by:||Al Adamson; Martin B. Cohen; Ewing Miles Brown; Rex Carlton; Jerome Wexler|
|Music by:||Leslie Kovacs|
|Edited by:||Peter Perry, Jr.|
|Distributed by:||Paragon International Pictures; Crown International Pictures|
|Released:||October 5th, 1969|
|Running time:||91 min.|
Blood of Dracula's Castle is a 1969 low-budget horror film directed by Al Adamson. Produced by Paragon International Pictures and Crown International Pictures, it was released theatrically in the United States on October 5th, 1969. The premise of the film revolves around a photographer named Glen Cannon and his fiancée Liz Arden who learn that they have just inherited Falconroc Castle. Little do they realize however that Falconroc is actually the lair of the vampire known as Dracula. The depraved actions of the vampire and his bride intensified as Glen and Liz learn that they have been abducting teenage girls, imprisoning them in their dungeon in order to satiate their never-ending need for human blood.
|John Carradine||George, the butler|
|Paula Raymond||Countess Townsend|
|Alexander D'Arcy||Count Dracula/Charles Townsend|
|Robert Dix||Johnny Davenport|
|Gene O'Shane||Glen Cannon|
|Barbara Bishop||Liz Arden|
|Vicki Volante||Ann, motorist victim|
|Joyce King||Body in water|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Alternatively known by the title Dracula's Castle.
- Tagline: Horror beyond belief lies waiting for all who dare enter the vampire's dungeon!
- This film was included in the Gorehouse Greats Collection DVD set by Mill Creek Entertainment and was also packaged as a double feature with Nightmare in Wax by the Navarre Corporation.
- This is director Al Adamson's fourth feature film and his first foray into the horror genre. His previous works include Halfway to Hell, Psycho a Go-Go and The Female Bunch. His next film is Satan's Sadists.
- The events from this film actually take place in the year 1966.
- An alternate TV version entitled Dracula's Castle includes footage featuring a werewolf that was not part of the original film. This version runs 91 minutes.
- First feature film work for actor Gene Otis Shayne.
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This article relates to the works of exploitation film director Al Adamson.