Dracula comes back to life in modern London and preys on a group of young party-goers, including the descendant of his nemesis, Van Helsing. This is the seventh Hammer film featuring Dracula and the sixth to star Christopher Lee in the title role.
Section: Retrospective Hammer
In the village of Vandorf, the very last of the snake-haired Gorgon sisters haunts the local castle and turns victims to stone during the full moon. A father convinced of the innocence of his son in the death of his wife, will be personally confronted with the murderer. Before dying, the father finds the time… Continue reading THE GORGON
TASTE OF BLOOD OF DRACULA
Lord Courtney wants to resuscitate the legendary vampire with 3 other Londoners. But during the macabre ceremony, the 3 terrified notables murder Courtney. Dracula, back among the living, decides to avenge him.
TO THE DEVIL A DAUGHTER
A writer specialized in the occult, comes to the aid of a young woman whom a priest and his accomplices want to sacrifice to the devil. Satanic rites, eroticism and lots of blood on the menu of the last Hammer horror film.
THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN
Dr. Frankenstein escapes death and pursues his scientific experiments in a small German town… until the population rises in revolt. Another intriguing version of Mary Shelley’s myth that is not afraid of breaking taboos.
DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS
Two tourist couples get lost in the Carpathian mountains and find refuge in a mysterious castle. Terence Fisher’s third film dedicated to the myth of Dracula, with a charismatic Christopher Lee.
THE LEGEND OF THE 7 GOLDEN VAMPIRES
Professor Van Hesling travels to China to confront his nemesis Dracula who can count on the help of seven Chinese vampires and an army of zombies. This unusual mixture of horror and Kung fu is a delirious attempt to update an ageing myth.
This legendary company, founded in 1934 by jeweler and amateur vaudeville actor William Hinds ( better known by his stage name Will Hammer ), breaks through in the fifties when they start to churn out one horror film after another. Terence Fisher, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Val Guest and many other mythical names will contribute… Continue reading Retrospective Hammer