Dracula's Daughter (1936)
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Professor Von Helsing has done the world a favor by driving a stake through the heart of Count Dracula and thus destroying him. For his trouble, Scotland yard charges him with murder. Dr. Jeffrey Garth, a psychiatrist, may be able to act as an attorney and defend him in court. But Garth finds he has his own troubles when the Countess Marya Zaleska seeks his help. She wants to be released from her desire to drink the blood of the living. She steals the corpse of her father, Count Dracula, and burns it ritually; but she still wants blood. She'll do anything to free herself of this curse, including kidnapping the baron's daughter who is Dr. Garth's assistant, and thwarting the hopes of her sinister manservant, Sandor.
Look out, she'll get you!
Title: Dracula's Daughter
Release Date: May 11, 1936
Runtime: 71 mins
All Genres: Drama, Horror
Colors: Black and White
IMDB Rating: 6.4
Brimstone Pit Rating: 7.4 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With D
MPAA Rating: Approved
Otto Kruger ...Jeffrey Garth
Gloria Holden ...Countess Marya Zaleska - Dracula's Daughter
Marguerite Churchill ...Janet
Edward Van Sloan ...Prof. Von Helsing
Gilbert Emery ...Sir Basil Humphrey
Irving Pichel ...Sandor
Halliwell Hobbes ...Hawkins (as Halliwell Hobbs)
Billy Bevan ...Albert
Nan Grey ...Lili
Hedda Hopper ...Lady Esme Hammond
Claud Allister ...Sir Aubrey (as Claude Allister)
Edgar Norton ...Hobbs
E.E. Clive ...Sergeant Wilkes
Agnes Anderson ...Elena (bride in Transylvania)
John Blood ...Bobby
David Dunbar ...Motor bobby
Douglas Gordon ...Attendant
Owen Gorin ...Groom's friend
Gordon Hart ...Mr. Graham (host)
Elsa Janssen ...Wedding guest
Guy Kingsford ...Radio announcer
George Kirby ...Bookstore proprietor
Edna Lyall ...Nurse
Eily Malyon ...Miss Peabody (nurse)
Paul Mitchell ...Messenger
Clive Morgan ...Desk sergeant
Vesey O'Davoren ...Butler
John Power ...Police official
Hedwiga Reicher ...Innkeeper's wife
Christian Rub ...Coachman
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David O. Selznick
John L. Balderston
Finley Peter Dunne
"Nocturne No.5 in F Sharp Major, Op.15-2"
More Movie Taglines:
- Look out, she'll get you!
- Countess Marya Zaleska: Sandor, look at me. What do you see in my eyes? Sandor: Death.
Lady Esme Hammond: Sherry, Marya? Countess Marya Zaleska: Thank you, I never drink... wine.
Dr. Garth: You know, this is the first woman's flat I've been in that didn't have at least 20 mirrors in it.
[on the phone] Dr. Garth: Yes? Dr.Garth speaking. Well who is this? What do you want? [in a false German accent] Janet Blake: Please come right away.This is the zoo speaking. Dr. Garth: The what? The zoo? Janet Blake: Ja! One of our elephants is seeing pink men! Dr. Garth: All right.Now listen to me,Janet,this has gone far enough! Well,there's nothing funny about it!I'm in the midst of a very serious... [Janet hangs up and laughs] Dr. Garth: HELLO? [hangs up]
Hawkins: [comes out of Dracula's castle] Some man is in there with a stake through his heart. Albert: Scary. Hawkins: [looks at Van Helsing] You know anything about this? Prof. Von Helsing: Yes, I did it. Hawkins: Who is he in there? Prof. Von Helsing: His name's Count Dracula. Hawkins: How long has he been dead? Prof. Von Helsing: About 500 years.
- Some elements of the plot are from Bram Stoker's story "Dracula's Guest" which was written as a chapter in his 1897 novel "Dracula," but excised due to the novel's length. It was first published in 1914, two years after Stoker's death. Other elements are loosely based on the 1872 short story "Carmilla" by Sheridan Le Fanu.
Takes place immediately after the events of Dracula (1931).
This was originally to be another project for director James Whale. The script he submitted was so "outrageous" (in various senses of the word) that he was taken off the project. A virtual list of writers submitted treatments and scripts.
The title character blinks her eyes only once in the course of the film, in a medium shot during Lady Hammond's party.
The last horror film produced under the supervision of Carl Laemmle.
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