- "Before the castle was destroyed, strangers were always welcome. Please be seated. While your room is being prepared, you will take some wine?"
|Scars of Dracula|
Scars of Dracula theatrical poster
|Title||Scars of Dracula|
|Directed by||Roy Ward Baker|
|Written by||John Elder|
|Produced by||Aida Young|
|Music by||James Bernard|
|Edited by||James Needs|
|Distributed by||Hammer Film Productions|
|Release date(s)|| November 8th, 1970 (UK)|
December 23rd, 1970 (US)
|Running time||96 min.|
|Preceded by||Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)|
|Followed by||Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)|
Scars of Dracula is a British horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker. It was produced by Hammer Film Productions and is the sixth film in Hammer's Dracula series. It premiered in the United Kingdom on November 8th, 1970 and in the United States on December 23rd, 1970.
|Dennis Waterman||Simon Carlson|
|Jenny Hanley||Sarah Framsen|
|Christopher Mattews||Paul Carlson|
|Michael Gwynn||The priest|
|Delia Lindsay||Alice, the Burgomaster's daughter|
|Toke Townley||Elderly waggoner|
|David Leland||First policeman|
|Richard Durden||Second policeman|
|Margo Boht||Landlord's wife|
|Clive Barrie||Fat young man|
|Olga Anthony||Girl at party|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Originally released with an x-rating due to graphic content. Later changed to UK: 15. Scars of Dracula was rated R in the United States, the first of all Hammer films to receive such a rating in the US.
- Scars of Dracula was released to DVD by Anchor Bay Entertainment on August 7th, 2001. The DVD includes a bonus disk featuring the documentary The Many Faces of Christopher Lee, hosted by Christopher Lee.
- Anthony Hinds is credited as John Elder in this film.
- Released the same year as Taste the Blood of Dracula and was rushed into production.
- Sixth film in Hammer's Dracula series. Fifth film in the series to feature Christopher Lee as Dracula.
- Final film in the series to take place in the 19th century.
- Scars of Dracula is featured in the 1985 vampire comedy Fright Night. In the film, Charley Brewster watches the movie to bolster his confidence and prepare him for a fight with a real vampire.
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