The Horror of Dracula

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The Horror of Dracula ★★★½ Dracula 1958

The first Hammer Dracula film, in which the infamous vampire is given a new, elegant and ruthless persona, as he battles Prof. Van Helsing after coming to England. Possibly the finest, most inspired version of Bram Stoker's macabre chestnut, and one that single-handedly revived the horror genre. 82m/C VHS, DVD . GB Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling, Carol Marsh, John Van Eyssen, Valerie Gaunt, Charles Lloyd-Pack, Miles Malleson; D: Terence Fisher; W: Jimmy Sangster; C: Jack Asher; M: James Bernard.