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U.K. poster

Dracula A.D. 1972 is a 1972 Gothic horror film starring Christopher Lee , Peter Cushing , Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Neame, and Michael Coles. It is the first vampire movie where a vamp can be killed by "clear running water". It is followed by The Satanic Rites of Dracula .


Christopher Lee as Dracula

Peter Cushing as Lorrimer Van Helsing and Lawrence Van Helsing

Stephanie Beacham as Jessica Van Helsing

Christopher Neame as Johnny Alucard

Michael Coles as the Inspector

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Dracula A.D. 1972 (Trailer)

Phillip Miller as Bob

Trivia Edit

This film was based on the Highgate Vampire, a media sensation surrounding reports of supernatural activity in Highgate Cemetary in London in the early 1970s

The title was changed to "Dracula Today" for it's August 28, 1981 airing on the CBS Late Movie.