House of Dark Shadows
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House of Dark Shadows is the theatrical-feature spin-off of the popular 1960s TV "Gothic" serial Dark Shadows. Jonathan Frid is on hand again as 150-year-old vampire Barnabas Collins, once again going about his business in the spectre-filled Collinswood mansion. Another carryover from the TV series, Carolyn Stoddard (Nancy Barrett), finds her blood supply depleted by the elusive Mr. Collins. When Carolyn dies, it isn't long before she's wandering the hallways as one of the "undead". Barnabas persists in his bloodsucking activities until he makes the error of falling… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

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"Even in these troubled times, the vampire has it worse than most of us."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Genuine chills and surprises. Blows away the TV show."
‑ Gerry Shamray, Sun Newspapers of Cleveland
"The film is well mounted and stylishly produced. In what must've seemed like a luxury, Jonathan Frid had time to learn ALL his lines."
‑ Brian Holcomb, Kinetofilm
"It has the unique distinction of being the only motion picture ever based on a daytime soap opera."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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