Countess Dracula

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Countess Dracula
Directed by Peter Sasdy
Produced by Alexander Paal
Written by Jeremy Paul
Starring Ingrid Pitt
Music by Harry Robertson
Cinematography Kenneth Talbot
Editing by Henry Richardson
Distributed by Hammer Film Productions
Warner Bros.
Release date(s) January 31, 1971 (1971-01-31)
Running time 93 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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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