Countess Dracula

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Countess Dracula
Directed byPeter Sasdy
Written byJeremy Paul
Produced byAlexander Paal
StarringIngrid Pitt
CinematographyKenneth Talbot
Edited byHenry Richardson
Music byHarry Robertson
Distributed byHammer Film Productions
Warner Bros.
Release date
  • January 31, 1971 (1971-01-31)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Countess Dracula is a 1971 Hammer horror movie. It is based on Countess Elisabeth Bathory-Nadasdy and her alleged crimes in late 16th and early 17th century Hungary. In it she kills young women to look young again by bathing in their blood. Countess Nadasdy is played by Ingrid Pitt in the movie. Other characters include her lover and henchman Captain Dobi, Captain Imre Toth a soldier for her late husband who she tries to seduce by pretending to be her daughter, and Fabio, her court historian who begins to suspect her and Dobi.

Pitt became a kind of cult icon for her role in this movie.[1]

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  1. "Countess Dracula". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 1 May 2012.

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