90 Years of Vampires On the Screen

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Blacula, 1972-73
William Marshall stars as Mamuwalde, an African prince transformed into a vampire and then imprisoned in a sealed coffin by Count Dracula, only to find himself released in the 1970s. Although it received rather pallid reviews upon its release, it inspired a sequel, Scream, Blacula, Scream (above) and remains a cult classic.

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