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Blacula Collection

Behold Blacula! America’s first African American vampire! In 1972’s Blacula, Prince Mamuwalda (William Marshall) is turned by Dracula into a ‘living fiend’ and entombed for nearly two centuries until he is unwittingly released in modern-day Los Angeles, where he goes all Fatal Attraction on Vonetta McGee’s Tina, who could be the reincarnation of his long-dead wife. Resurrected a year later, in 1973’s Scream Blacula Scream, Blacula encounters Pam Grier’s voodoo priestess who could be the answer to bringing peace to his soul…

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THE UK DUAL FORMAT RELEASE
The Eureka! Classics release includes brand new 1080p high-definition transfers and progressive DVD encodes; plus optional English subtitles. The extras include trailers for both films and introductions from Kim Newman; however there is a very informative booklet with neat articles by Josiah Howard, author of Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide; and includes some reprints of original lobby cards and posters.

If you want to read more about the schlocky 70s horror double-bill, check out Pete’s full review (just click here).