Countess Dracula Blu-Ray

Countess Dracula Blu-Ray
One of Hammer's most enduringly popular films and a benchmark for 1970s horror, Countess Dracula stars Ingrid Pitt in an iconic, career-defining role as the aged countess who must regularly bathe in virgins' blood to regain her fading youth. Genre stalwart Peter Sasdy directs arguably his best Hammer film, from a script by award-winning writer Jeremy Paul and showcasing a rousing score from composer Harry Robinson. Countess Dracula is featured here in a High Definition transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. In medieval Hungary, Countess Elisabeth Nadasdy, an embittered, ageing widow, discovers by accident that virgin's blood causes her skin become youthful and smooth. Determined to retain her new youth at all costs, the Countess coerces her lover to abduct a string of young virgins to keep her supplied with the blood she now craves to stay beautiful...

Special Features
Audio Commentary With Ingrid Pitt And Horror Experts Kim Newman And Stephen Jones, Original Theatrical Trailer, Archive Interview With Ingrid Pitt, 50 Years Of Hammer - News Feature, Extensive Image Galleries (High Definition), Thriller Episode, Conceptions Of Murder Episode, Commemorative Booklet
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.66:1
AudioEnglish Mono
BBFC18
Case TypeAmaray Slim
CastLeon Lissek,Lesley-Anne Down,Nigel Green,Nike Arrighi,Patience Collier,Peter Jeffrey,Peter May,Maurice Denham,Ian Trigger,Ingrid Pitt,Jessie Evans,John Moore,Sandor Eles,Susan Brodrick,Andrea Lawrence
ColourColour
DirectorPeter Sasdy
Discs1
FormatIncludes - Booklet
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)No
LanguageEnglish
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2014-09-08
Run Time93
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1971

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