Dracula A.D. 1972
Dracula A D 1972
Title: Dracula A.D. 1972
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Don Houghton
Produced by: Michael Carreras
Josephine Douglas
Music by: Michael Vickers
Cinematography: Dick Bush
Edited by: James Needs
Distributed by: Hammer Film Productions; Warner Bros.
Released: September 28th, 1972 (UK)
November 17th, 1972 (US)
Rating: X
Running time: 96 min.
Country: UK
Language: English
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Dracula A.D. 1972 is a British feature film of the horror genre. It is part of the Hammer Horror series of films produced by Hammer Film Productions and is the seventh installment in the Dracula film series. The movie was directed by Alan Gibson with a screenplay written by Don Houghton. The film premiered in the United Kingdom on September 28th, 1972. It was released in the United States through Warner Bros. on November 17th, 1972. The film stars Christopher Lee, once again reprising the role of the infamous vampire count, Dracula, as well as the ubiquitous Peter Cushing as his arch-nemesis, Professor Van Helsing. Stephanie Beacham plays the role of the modern-era Van Helsing's granddaughter, Jessica Van Helsing, with Christopher Neame as cultist villain, Johnny Alucard. Other stars include Michael Coles as Inspector Murray, Marsha Hunt as Gaynor, Caroline Munro as Laura Bellows and Janet Key as Anna.

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  • Production on Dracula A.D. 1972 began on September 27th, 1971. Exterior footage was filmed at Tykes Water lake in Aldenham Country Park in Hertfordshire, England. The Cavern Coffee Shop scenes were filmed at La Bersagliera - 372 Kings Road in Chelsea, with other scenes being shot in different areas of London.

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  • The tagline for this film is, "The Count is back -- with an eye for London's young blood!"

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