From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1972
  • Color
  • Running Time: 93 Min.
  • Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP) | Power Productions
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1972) (USA) (theatrical) | Columbia-Warner Distributors (1973) (UK) (theatrical) | Warner Bros. (1973) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Directed by William Crain
  • Written by Raymond Koenig, Joan Torres
  • Starring: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Thalmus Rasulala
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Norman T. Herman, Joseph T. Naar
  • Original Music by Gene Page
  • Cinematography by John M. Stephens
  • Film Editing by Allan Jacobs

Plot Summary

  • An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles.


  • Rising From the Echoing Corridors of Hell, An Awesome Being of the Supernatural - With Satanic Power of Sheer Dread. Chained Forever to a Slavery More Vile Than Any Before Endured...
  • He's black! he's beautiful! he's Blacula!
  • Warm, young bodies will feed his hunger, and hot, fresh blood his awful thirst!
  • His bite was outta sight!
  • Bloodsucker! - Deadlier than Dracula!
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