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One of the two collaborations between Hammer Films and The Shaw Brothers.  This  the last Dracula film from Hammer.

Was released in the US in a very truncated and edited form as The Seven Brothers Meet Dracula.

Hammer also released a spoken word album narrated by star Peter Cushing featuring music and soud effects from the movie called "The Legend of the Seven Vampires."

Chang Cheh was uncredited as the co-director.

Christopher Lee declined to play Count Dracula.

Action scenes were directed by Liu Chia-Liang and Tang Chia.
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CastPeter Cushing, John Forbes-Robertson, David Chiang, Robin Stewart
DirectorChang Cheh, Roy Ward Baker
Genre:  Horror
Release Date:  July 11, 1974
MPAA Rating:  R
DVD Release Date:  November 24, 2008
Runtime:  89 minutes
Studio:  Hammer, Shaw Brothers, Anchor Bay Entertainment
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review by . September 24, 2010
   I'd been meaning to see this flick for awhile (after hearing Ben and Dan talk about it on the Mondo Movie podcast), and today seemed like a great day to sit back and watch the very odd pairing of two cult movie studios, Hammer and the Shaw Brothers. Yeah, I know what you're thinking, how exactly do you mesh kung fu and horror? I was skeptical too, but after watching it I have to say that these two go together like chocolate and peanut butter.         …
review by . May 04, 2009
Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires is such an awesome film. How can you go wrong when you have Roy Ward Baker, Chang Cheh and the Liu brothers all working on a film together? This film has everything, the eeriness of a Hammer film with the red paint spraying, bone crunching action scenes of a Shaw Brother's flick! Peter Cushing reprises his role as Professor Van Helsing who's in China to prove the legend of the Seven Golden Vampires. After a lecture he finds someone who actually believes in the …
review by . June 11, 2009
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I love the 1974 flick titled Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (or possibly the 7 Brothers Meet Dracula if you're more familiar with the shorter version with some alternate editing.) I'd been meaning to see this flick for awhile (after hearing Ben and Dan talk about it on the Mondo Movie podcast), and recently I got a chance to sit back and watch the very odd pairing of two cult movie studios, Hammer and the Shaw Brothers. Yeah, I know what you're thinking, how exactly do you mesh kung fu and horror? …
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