Dracula (1931) + Horror of Dracula (1958) + Dracula (1979)

Kicking off our series on vampires, we dive into a Dracula triple-bill.

Our first episode of our new series devoted to exploring the vampire in horror cinema is all about THE most famous vampire of them all: Count Dracula.

Joining us is special guest and vampire expert Dr. Sorcha Ní Fhlainn to discuss the screen adaptations of Dracula, from the original Bela Lugosi Dracula (1931), via Sir Christopher Lee's iconic Horror of Dracula (1958) and finishing with gothic romance Dracula (1979) starring Frank Langella and his epic bouffant.

Dracula (1931) from 00:09:55
Horror of Dracula (1958) from 00:28:08
Dracula (1979) from 00:47:35

If you want to explore the vampire more, we recommend Ní Fhlainn's books Postmodern Vampires and the short story collection Visions of the Vampire: Two Centuries of Immortal Tales.

This season is made possible with the support of Arrow Video. Produced and presented by Anna Bogutskaya.

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