Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

Film details

Alternative titles

  • Dracula Today Working

Synopsis

Dracula and vampire hunter Van Helsing battle it out in Hyde Park 1872. Both are killed in the struggle, and a noblemen on horseback collects the dried blood of the Count and buries it in a churchyard. 100 years on and its swinging London. A group of partygoing teenagers, one of whom is a descendant of Van Helsing, hold a satanic black mass for kicks in an old graveyard and abandoned church. The leader of the group - Johnny Alucard- mixes his blood with that of the Counts' remains, resurrecting Dracula.

The Hammer series continues with 'The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)' :- qv

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top