Countess Dracula
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Countess Dracula
Polish actress Ingrid Pitt became a cult figure for her portrayal of the notorious Hungarian Countess Elizabeth Bathory in this Hammer horror film. Bathory finds that bathing in the blood of virgins restores her youthful beauty, and she enlists her servant (Nigel Green in a standout performance) to kidnap her own daughter, Ilona (Lesley-Anne Down). Bathory assumes Ilona's identity to seduce a young man (Sandor Eles), but without a supply of blood, she turns old in a hurry. The real Bathory had no such problems, reportedly slaughtering over 600 young girls before being sealed alive in her… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Basics are covered well by Sasdy, who delivers an interesting take on this devil's pact plot, wisely emphasizing Pitt's allure, his cinematic weapon that gives Countess Dracula the bite it deserves."
‑ Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com
"There's barely enough material here to fill a 22-minute episode of The Twilight Zone, let alone a full-length movie."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"It's a Hammer production, so you know what to expect (or you should!)."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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