Dracula (1958)

On 22 May 1958, Hammer Film Productions release what would be the first in a number of Dracula movies, following on from the successful release of Curse of Frankenstein.

Dracula would be a loose re-imagination of the Bram Stoker novel, utilising the same tools and methods that had made Frankenstein such a success.

The following is a podcast in which I endeavour to look at the movie in some detail and how it stands up today, with the assistance of my co-host, Antony Yee. Now, we are in no way experts or gurus in the name of Hammer, just fans of their work and the horror genre, so hopefully this will show in our discussions.

So feel free to listen below and please add any thoughts or comments to our conversations 🙂

Dracula

Dracula Part 2

Dracula Part 3

Dracula Part 4

LINKS:
Hammer Profile: Christopher Lee
Hammer Profile: Peter Cushing

~ by surgeons of horror on October 31, 2012.

3 Responses to “Dracula (1958)”

  1. Cool. If you like both Hammer and Universal, check out my review of Dracula (1931)

  2. Howdy! I’m at work browsing your blog from my new iphone 3gs!
    Just wanted to say I love reading through your blog and look forward to all your posts!
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