The Return of Dracula (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Return of Dracula (1958)

The Return of Dracula





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Francis Lederer plays a contemporary bloodsucker in this horror film. Escaping from his usual European haunts, Lederer kills a man, steals his identification papers, and settles in a small California town. Posing as an artist, Lederer is able to lure a number of nubile female victims into his lair.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Classics, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Pat Fielder
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 1, 1993
Gramercy Pictures

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Francis Lederer
as Count Dracula, posi...
Norma Eberhardt
as Rachel Mayberry
Ray Stricklyn
as Tim Hansen
John Wengraf
as Merriman
Gage Clarke
as Reverend
John McNamara
as Sheriff Bicknell
Harry Harvey
as Station Master
Hope Summers
as Cornelia
Dan Gachman
as County Clerk
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Critic Reviews for The Return of Dracula

All Critics (2)

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...

Full Review… | February 17, 2011
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

A satisfying low-budget schlock horror flick that has Dracula searching to rebuild his army of the undead in the New World.

Full Review… | October 5, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

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.

Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

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