House of Dark Shadows
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This film is based on the popular 1960s TV "Gothic" serial Dark Shadows. Vampire Barnabas Collins resides in the spectre-filled Collinswood mansion. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard finds her blood supply depleted by the elusive Barnabas. When Elizabeth dies, she is soon wandering the hallways as one of the "undead."

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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, Your Movies (
"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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