Paul Morrissey

Blood for Dracula

Blood for Dracula

Paul Morrissey’s moralistic take on modern values is a brash mixture of humor, horror, and sex—and a revelation to fans of the horror film. In Blood for Dracula, the infamous count searches Italy for virgin blood. Criterion presents the long-suppressed director's cut of this outrageous cult classic in a widescreen transfer.

Film Info

  • Paul Morrissey
  • United States
  • 1974
  • 103 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #28

Special Features

  • Audio commentary by Paul Morrissey, star Udo Kier, and film historian Maurice Yacowar
  • A stills gallery of publicity and production photos, featuring excerpts from the Claudio Gizzi score in stereo

New cover by Gordon Reynolds

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Special Features

  • Audio commentary by Paul Morrissey, star Udo Kier, and film historian Maurice Yacowar
  • A stills gallery of publicity and production photos, featuring excerpts from the Claudio Gizzi score in stereo

New cover by Gordon Reynolds

Blood for Dracula
Cast
Joe Dallesandro
Mario
Udo Kier
Count Dracula
Maxime McKendry
Marchesa di Fiore
Vittorio De Sica
Marchese di Fiore
Arno Juerging
Anton
Milena Vukotic
Esmerelda
Roman Polanski
Villager
Credits
Director
Paul Morrissey
Written by
Paul Morrissey
Producer
Carlo Ponti
Producer
Jean-Pierre Rassam
Producer
Andrew Braunsberg
Cinematography
Luigi Kuveiller
Camera operator
Ubaldo Terzano
Production design
Enrico Job
Music
Claudio Gizzi
Editing
Jed Johnson
Editing
Franca Silvi
Casting
Paola Rolli
Special effects
Carlo Rambaldi
Still cameraman
Paolo Pettini

From The Current

Blood for Dracula

Paul Morrissey’s two horror entertainments, Flesh for Frankenstein and Blood for Dracula, have become cult classics for their outrageousness and gross humor. But there is more to both films than meets the funnybone. They have much in common with Mo…

By Maurice Yacowar


Nov 24, 1998