Blacula, 1972





Blacula is a 1970s American blaxploitation horror film; about an African prince on a diplomatic mission in 18th century Transylvania; Dracula turns him into a vampire and seals him in a coffin; two queer/gay interior decorators open the coffin in 1970s Los Angeles, California; he falls in love with a woman he believes is the reincarnation of his princess

Shockadelic rating: Interesting (but flawed)

Contributors: William Crain, Samuel Z. Arkoff, Joseph T. Naar, Raymond Koenig, Joan Torres, William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Gordon Pinsent, Charles Macaulay, Thalmus Rasulala, Gene Page

Sequel: Scream, Blacula, Scream, 1973

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