Ever since Bela Lugosi dawned the cape and fangs to play Dracula back in 1931 there have always been Dracula films, some good, some bad, some awful and some great. One of the greats is finally coming to Blu-ray.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray release of Dracula (1979), directed by John Badham and starring the amazing Frank Langella as the Count. Laurence Olivier plays Abraham Van Helsing, Kate Nelligan is Lucy, Donald Pleasence is Lucy’s father Dr. Jack Seward, Jan Francis is Mina and Trevor Eve is Jonathan Harker. The Blu-ray hits shelves on September 2nd.
Official Synopsis: Throughout history, Dracula has filled men’s hearts with fear and women’s hearts with desire. In this stylish retelling of the classic tale of horror, Frank Langella gives an electrifying performance as the bloodthirsty Count, with Sir Laurence Olivier as his legendary nemesis, Van Helsing, the renowned and relentless vampire hunter seeking to end the Dark Prince’s reign of terror over the citizens of Transylvania.
This Blu-ray release will be presented in 1080p with a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 track.
Special features include:
The Revamping of Dracula
Feature Commentary with Director John Badham
Universal Classic Monsters Trailer
Dracula TV Series Trailer
Digital HD UltraViolet Digital Copy
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