After reading-&-rantingly-loving Carmilla (here and here, and a review to come — no, it’s not there yet), I decided to give Dracula a try. After all, Bram Stoker got his mustard from Sheridan Le Fanu, so how bad could it get?
Pretty bad. Well, no, honestly — execrably bad.
Jess Franco. Count Dracula (1969)
Count Dracula (German: Nachts, wenn Dracula erwacht, Spanish: El Conde Dracula) is a European horror film / (s)exploitation movie, directed by Jesús Franco and based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker.
Starring: Christopher Lee (Count Dracula), Klaus Kinski (Renfield), Maria Rohm (Mina Murray), Herbert Lom (Professor Van Helsing), Fred Williams (Jonathan Harker), Soledad Miranda (Lucy Westenra), Jack Taylor (Quincey Morris), and Paul Müller (Dr. Seward). Music by Bruno Nicolai.
Sounds yummy … Sounds extremely yummy 😀