The Return of Dracula (1958)
Film / Horror

The Return of Dracula (1958)

Paul Landres’ The Return of Dracula (1958) had the misfortune of opening just weeks before Hammer’s Dracula (1958) and, despite having many unquestionable charms of its own, Landres’ film was simply no competition and the film fell under the not inconsiderable shadow of Terence Fisher’s vivid, full-colour re-imagining of the tale. In the UK, perhaps … Continue reading

Dracula’s Dog (1977)
Film / Horror

Dracula’s Dog (1977)

Of the many strange indignities inflicted on Bram Stoker’s famous vampire, this is surely one of the oddest, a film in which the undead count plays second fiddle to his mutt, a bloodthirsty Doberman Pinscher. Director Albert Band fatally plays the ludicrous idea with a straight face as if he was adding something genuinely important … Continue reading