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Jan 07 2016

Episode 61 – Horror of Dracula

Horror of DraculaFor this episode, we take a look at one of the most famous films out of the Hammer Horror studio – Horror of Dracula!  We decided to watch the movie because Sir Christopher Lee was in Hugo and this film is one of his breakout roles.  We explore his career as well as that of Peter Cushing.  For some reason, we spend a long time talking about The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Our next film is, somewhat predictably, Dracula!

Horror of Dracula (1958)
Horror of Dracula poster Rating: 7.4/10 (17,616 votes)
Director: Terence Fisher
Writer: Jimmy Sangster (screenplay), Bram Stoker (novel)
Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling
Runtime: 82 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Horror
Released: 16 Jun 1958
Plot: Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses.

1 comment

  1. Troy Lenze

    Actually, Samuel L. Jackson tops the total box office list. It’s not adjusted for inflation. So maybe Lee’s older stuff puts him higher, but this list puts him at #33.

    http://www.the-numbers.com/people/records/top-grossing-stars-in-all-roles

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