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The Curse of Dracula 

Count Dracula is alive and well and teaching college in 1979.

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Kenneth Johnson
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Michael Nouri ...  Count Dracula 9 episodes, 1979
Carol Baxter ...  Mary Gibbons 9 episodes, 1979
Stephen Johnson ...  Kurt Von Helsing 9 episodes, 1979
Bever-Leigh Banfield ...  Christine 4 episodes, 1979
Antoinette Stella Antoinette Stella ...  Jill / ... 4 episodes, 1979
Mark Montgomery Mark Montgomery ...  Darryl 4 episodes, 1979
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The famous vampire lives in San Francisco and teaches history at South Bay College, Evening Division. Here he gets to bite attractive students while fending off his enemies von Helsing and Mary Gibbons (whose mother has already been bitten and turned into a vampire). Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cliffhangers: The Curse of Dracula See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Runtime:

(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Originally broadcast in short weekly installments as part of the series "Clilffhangers" (see Stop Susan Williams (1979) and The Secret Empire (1979)). This was the only one of the three stories to be completed by the time "Cliffhangers" was cancelled. See more »

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Originally broadcast as part of the TV series "Cliffhangers." See more »

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Featured in Svengoolie: The Loves of Dracula (1997) See more »

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GREATEST TV PROGRAM EVER MADE!
20 January 2003 | by awfmailSee all my reviews

The "Curse of Dracula" episodes from the "Cliff Hangers" series were SO GOOD that after the series ended, I went scrambling to try to find a copy of them. Feature-length movies were made out of the episodes, including "World of Dracula" and "The Loves of Dracula." Michael Nouri, who played Dracula in the episodes, had to have been the GREATEST actor to play Dracula on the silver screen (big or small.) The acting in these episodes was OUTSTANDING, the special effects were amazing (even by today's standards), the scripts RIVETING, the music crisp and moving, and HOW I WISH THAT UNIVERSAL WOULD RELEASE THE MOVIES MADE OUT OF THE "CURSE OF DRACULA" episodes on DVD or VHS!!! THIS SERIES IS NOT TO BE MISSED, it was so GOOD that I remember it even though I saw it when it first aired on television in 1979!!! I give the "Curse of Dracula" TWO THUMBS UP, A TEN OUT OF TEN. Even if you are not a fan of Dracula, you will LOVE THIS SERIES because it has everything: action, romance, drama, comedy, and tragedy. THIS IS MY FAVORITE SERIES OF ALL TIME!


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