Horror of Dracula – Dracula Series

From Bela Lugosi to Christopher Lee we continue Dracula month with the 1958 Hammer Horror classic Horror of Dracula! We are joined by South Dakota filmmaker Dominic Wieneke to discuss the Lee and Peter Cushing classic, and why it stands out amongst the Dracula mythos. Dom joins us just days before the debut of 13 Fanboy, a film in which he served as Assistant Director on, and will be streaming on VOD at at the Sioux Falls State Theatre on October 22nd. Tickets for the film are available on The State Theatre website!

Horror of Dracula is based on the Bram Stoker novel, with certain liberties in the story being presented on screen. Christopher Lee stars as Count Dracula who, along with his wives, stalk and prey on writer Jonathan Harker as he begins his stay at Castle Dracula. Receiving news that his friend has perished, Dr. Van Helsing (Cushing) uses his skill and intellect to track down Dracula and face off against the undead Count.

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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