Director: Alan Gibson
Writer(s): Don Houghton; Bram Stoker (characters)
Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Neame, Michael Coles, Marsha A. Hunt, Caroline Munro, Janet Key, William Ellis, Philip Miller, Michael Kitchen, David Andrews, Lally Bowers, Constance Luttrell, Michael Daly, Artro Morris, Jo Richardson, Penny Brahms, Brian John Smith, Stoneground, Lewis Alexander, Glenda Allen, Jane Anthony, Tim Barnes, John Blakeley, Ernest Blyth, Maureen Flanagan, John Franklyn-Robbins, Brian Godula, Lynne Hughes, Deirdre La Porte, Cory Lerios, Lydia Mareno, Christopher Morris, Steve Price, Annie Sampson, Reg Thomason, Sal Valentino
Synopsis: In London 1872 – the final battle between Lawrence van Helsing and Count Dracula on top of a coach results in Dracula dying from a stake made from the remains of a wooden wheel. Lawrence dies from his wounds and, as he is buried, a servant of Dracula buries the remains of the stake by the grave and keeps a bottle of Dracula’s ashes and the ring. One hundred years later, the colourful 1972, Johnny, the great-grandson of the servant joins up with a “group” containing Jessica, the grand-daughter of the present vampire hunter, Abraham van Helsing and with their unknowing help resurrect Dracula in the 20th Century who is determined to destroy the house of Van Helsing, but who can believe that The king of the Vampires really exists and is alive – in 20th Century London?
Release Date: November 17, 1972 (USA) | Length: 96 min | Genre: Horror | Certificate: Approved