Bram Stoker's Count Dracula / Nachts, wenn Dracula erwacht (1970) DVD9
Jess Franco's Count Dracula is definitely one of the more literal adaptations of Bram Stoker's original novel.

Opening in 1897 Transylvania, we meet young lawyer Jonathan Harker as he travels by train to meet with Count Dracula (Christopher Lee, who needs no introduction!) who is in the midst of purchasing a gloomy old building in London where he intends to relocate to. He ignores the warnings of locals not to go to Dracula’s castle.
After a rather shaky coach trip to the castle, Harker meets the Count, a noble looking grey haired man who seems nice enough despite some quirks. That night, after dinner, Harker finds that he's been locked inside his bedroom and he knows that something is amiss. Soon, Harker finds out that Dracula is in fact a vampire and that he drinks the blood of the living. Harker manages to escape from the castle alive and get back to England. There he meets with a man named Professor Abraham Van Helsing and the two of them discover that Dracula has already made the move and is operating in the area. Who first victims?

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:32:31 | 7.69 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Deutsch
Subtitles: Deutsch
Genre: Horror

Director: Jesus Franco
Cast: Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom, Klaus Kinski, Soledad Miranda, Maria Rohm, Fred Williams
Country: Spain, West Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein

This is Disc 1 of the German Special Edition from Kinowelt. It has the scenes missing from the US Dark Sky Release.

• "Beloved Count" - video interview with director Franco (in English, with German subtitles - 26:36 min)
• "Interview with actor Jack Taylor" (in English, with German subtitles)
• ...

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