release year:1972 genre:horror/blaxploitation viewing setting:home laserdisc, 6/22/97 what I expected:a return to the funky '70s what I got:a surprisingly serious black vampire movie
synopsis:Centuries ago, a black prince is killed by Count Dracula, who seals him in a coffin. In the present day, the coffin is found and opened, and the vampire seeks both blood and love.
impressions:Basically entertaining, in that funny way of many '70s films. Those days are definitely long-gone. Anyway, this one had some funny lines and scenes, and it kept us entertained, if not scared.
acting:The only guy I recognized here was Richard Roundtree, but the actor who played Blacula did a fine job too.
final word:Worth watching, but no classic.
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