Fri., May 02, 2014
MPI Home Video announced the release of Dan Curtis’ Dracula (1974) to Blu-ray. The release will hit stores this May 27, 2014. The classic horror film has been upgraded to 2K high definition. How many of you remember watching this classic Dracula horror movie.
Academy Award winner Jack Palance stars in this terrifying adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic vampire novel Dracula, written for the screen by sci-fi/horror master Richard Matheson (The Twilight Zone, I Am Legend, Duel) and produced by the legendary Dan Curtis (Dark Shadows, Trilogy of Terror, The Winds of War). Palance (City Slickers, Batman, Shane, Contempt) is Count Dracula, whose centuries-old existence is threatened after he attacks the lovely Lucy Westenra (Fiona Lewis, Dr. Phibes Rises Again), and her fiance (Simon Ward, The Tudors, Young Winston) calls in famed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing (Nigel Davenport, A Man for All Seasons; Mary, Queen of Scots) to investigate.
Originally shown on CBS-TV in 1974, DAN CURTIS’ DRACULA has long been considered among the most frightening versions of the Dracula story; the Los Angeles Times called Palance "the definitive Count Dracula - as flesh-crawling an experience as you’ve ever had." Filmed on location in England and Yugoslavia, DAN CURTIS’ DRACULA has been transferred and restored in 2K High Definition from the original 35mm camera negative and presented here on Blu-ray for the first time!