Horror Movie Week! Let’s watch Brides of Dracula (1960)


Campy, creepy, over-the-top Hammer horror films. Gotta love ’em.

The lush colors of the sets! The amazing costumes! The technicolor red blood! The impressive decolletages! The hard-to-place accents! The cheekbones of Peter Cushing!

Yvonne Monlaur is so fetching in this movie. She really was French, a model and a ballet dancer. You can see the ballet in her the way she moves. It’s like she’s a veela from Beaux-Batons.

We watched these movies as kids and they scared the pants off us.

Halloween is about scary movies. You can rent this one on YouTube for less money than a pumpkin spice latte. Here’s the trailer. Turn out the lights and enjoy!

About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a mom, teacher, and blogger. Her blogs include Autumn in Virginia, Cool Yule Blog and You Can't Make This Stuff Up, among others. She is also the creator of "Living Well With Autism," an online resource for caregivers of children, teens, and adults with autism and related special needs.
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