The Return of Dracula (1958)
In this horror film, the famous bloodsucker decides to visit sunny Southern California. To facilitate the journey he murders and takes over the body of a Czech artist with appropriate travelling papers and flies into the West. Once there, the bold vampire joins the dead man's family. All that deception is hard work, so the hungry Dracula makes plans to nosh upon the luscious neck of the Czech's teen-age daughter. Fortunately, her boy friend is there to protect her until the Immigration officials show up and take care of Dracula themselves. … More
as Count Dracula, posin...
as Rachel Mayberry
as Tim Hansen
as Sheriff Bicknell
as Station Master
as County Clerk
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Critic Reviews for The Return of Dracula
A Cold War horror movie in which vampirism functions as a metaphor for Communism and the forces of anti-Christianity, with Dracula a shadow version of Jesus who performs miracles (he restores a blind girl's sight) and promises immortality...
Audience Reviews for The Return of Dracula
The synopsis on here doesn't remind me of the movie at all, I think it just isn't worded well, the movie is about Dracula taking the place of this distant uncle who's supposed to be visiting his family in America, and the daughter starts to fall in love with him, not realizing it's just his vampire powers, or that he is a vampire. It's a cool movie, I'd love to see it again, I saw it on TV.More
Francis Lederer, Played Count Dracula, posing as Bellac Gordal, Though the Name Dracula was never mentioned in the movie. But its an outstanding Black & White movie, and I am sure back in the day it frighten a few people. If you enjoy Black & White Films I would add this one to the collection.More
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