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Scars of Dracula
Scars of Dracula
Title: Scars of Dracula
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Written by: John Elder
Produced by: Aida Young
Music by: James Bernard
Cinematography: Moray Grant
Edited by: James Needs
Distributed by: Hammer Film Productions
Released: November 8th, 1970 (UK)
December 23rd, 1970 (US)
Rating: X
Running time: 96 min.
Country: UK
Language: English
Previous: Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
Next: 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 was directed by Roy Ward Baker with a script written by Anthony Hinds based on the works of Irish author Bram Stoker. It premiered in the United Kingdom on November 8th, 1970 and in the United States on December 23rd, 1970. The movie stars Christopher Lee as the eponymous antagonist Dracula with Dennis Waterman as Simon, Jenny Hanley as Sarah, Christopher Matthews as Paul, and Patrick Troughton as Klove.

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  • The character of Dracula was inspired by the historical figure Vlad III. The vampire version of Dracula was developed by Bram Stoker in his 1897 novel Dracula.
  • 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.
  • This is the 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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19th century; Axe; Bats; Burgomaster; Burn victim; Castle; Castle Dracula; Dead animals; Decapitation; Dismemberment; Dracula; Impalement; Policeman; Priest; Resurrection; Romania; Servant; Stabbing; Throat injury; Torture; Transylvania; Vampires

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