Rick. Post Jun 08, 2017 #15 2017-06-08T18:11 ^ Yeah, that's easily the best looking print i've seen, but i would love to upgrade it to something official. The IMDb editors are anxiously awaiting these delayed 2020 movies. And, yet, Billy the Kid vs. Dracula isn't totally awful. on a young woman who introduces him to her fiancé, William Bonney aka billy the Kid A European family who'd previously encountered Dracula warns Billy of who the man is, and the danger he will bring. BLU-RAY: The picture is not close to perfect but it's not bad either. More importantly, though, it’s an all too rare opportunity to watch John Carradine ham it up as the central character of a movie. Island in the Sky. It was released theatrically as part of a double feature along with Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter. An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue. [1] Box office reports in the September 28, 1966 issue of Variety stated that it was featured on a double bill that month as a reissue in St. Louis, Missouri. (Okay, maybe not if you’re in a public place.) The film was announced for production as early as June 22, 1965 in Daily Variety announcing that both Billy the Kid vs. Dracula and Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter. Yes No. [3] The film was completed on July 9, 1965 and was completed with a budget surplus of $25,000. 'Billy the Kid vs. Dracula' In addition, he appeared is several other films with the name 'Dracula' in the title and other vampire films. 5 Cowok Jagoan. Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It was directed by William Beaudine and written by Carl K. Hittleman. [1] Each of the two features were shot in eight days in California's Red Rock Canyon, Corrigan Ranch and Paramount Studios. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. 34K 12,801 54. Yes, it does provide a few laughs. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Billy the Kid Vs. Dracula Blu ray Kino Lorber 1966/ 1.85:1 / 73 min. Everyone knows it has to be a wooden spike! )"[5], 1966 US horror western film by William Beaudine, Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter, Bara no Konrei ~Mayonaka ni Kawashita Yakusoku~, The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice, Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire, Dick Brewer, Billy the Kid and the Regulators, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Billy_the_Kid_Versus_Dracula&oldid=997175540, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using infobox film with unknown empty parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Leonard P. Geer as Yancy (as Lennie Geer), This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 09:27. Harry Carey Jr. arrives to tell Billy (Chuck Courtney) and others about the stagecoach taken by Indians, John Carradine the vampire having assumed the identity of one of the victims, young Eva (Hannie Landman) knowing better, mostly confusion in Billy The Kid Vs. A medical researcher visits the deserted home of a pioneer in cryogenic science who disappeared 10 years earlier and finds him frozen in ice but still alive. Use the HTML below. But no one believes him. She is known for her work on The Wild Wild West (1965), The Outer Limits (1963) and Chicago Calling (1951). "[5] Critic and historian Tom Weaver stated that the film could have earned "the semi-respectability" of Curse of the Undead, another vampire themed Western "if it was truer to vampire lore, if it didn't feature a 'name' outlaw like Billy the Kid, if the vampire in it weren't Dracula, and if Carradine's performance was much better. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Her fiance, the outlaw Billy the Kid, finds out about it and rushes to save her. Silly and inconsistent film is actually fun to watch. I noticed the so called Wolfbane used in the movie is really a plant known as Chinese or Japanese Lantern. Erik the Mirakle Ape. It was directed by William Beaudine and written by Carl K. Hittleman. Drama, Certificate: Passed If anyone knows whatever happened to Melinda Plowman please let me know. Her fiance, outlaw Billy the Kid, finds out about it and rushes to save her. Take a good look when Dracula is supposedly carrying Betty, you can't see his face. Weird west combines western elements with another genre such as science fiction, horror, occult or fantasy. Post Oct 08, 2017 #15 2017-10-08T22:20. Written by BILLY THE KID VS. DRACULA ran on TCM a number of years back. Corriganville, Ray Corrigan Ranch, Simi Valley, California, USA 5 of 5 found this interesting Interesting? Was this review helpful to you? Certificate: Passed Was that intentional? Adventure. In the Old West, Count Dracula makes his mark. April 9, 2019. Matter of fact, he's a heroic gentleman. In the Old West, Count Dracula makes his mark. The film was originally released as part of a double feature along with Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter in 1966. Melinda Casey was born on May 13, 1941 in Abilene, Texas, USA as Melinda Ann Plowman. I'm giving it a 6/10. The worlds most diabolical killer! Bloodletter meets bloodsucker in this celebrated clinker from director William "One Shot" Beaudine. Nice print, as I recall. The niece is Betty Bentley (Melinda Plowman) and the ranch that her family owns has a foreman named William Bonney (Chuck Courtney) and the two of them are in love and want to get married. Dracula assumes the identity of a Mr. Underhill and goes to meet his niece who has never met him. Dracula arrives and he introduces himself as Betty's uncle and he takes charge of the ranch. Look out for those rubber bats on a string! (That's a lot of ifs. He also starts to make plans on making Betty his bride! In the very first episode of Never Heard Of It we discuss the 1966 Western/Monster mashup "Billy The Kid vs Dracula" In the very first episode of Never Heard Of It we discuss the 1966 Western/Monster mashup "Billy The Kid vs Dracula" Skip to main content. A doctor goes to extreme lengths--even murder--to restore the badly burned face of his fiancée. Erik the Mirakle Ape. Search for "Billy the Kid Versus Dracula" on Amazon.com, Title: With the Count destroyed, Betty is saved and Billy takes her away, presumably to live happily ever after. Billy the Kid Versus Dracula is a 1966 American low-budget horror-Western film directed by William Beaudine. “Billy the Kid vs Dracula” was released in 1966. Member. A mad scientist working in the South American jungle miniaturizes his colleagues when he feels his megalomania is threatened. This was filmed back to back with "Jessie James Meets Frankensteins Daughter" in the same Simi Valley ranch by William Beaudine who use to be a very capable director. It is a gothic/horror/western which is part of a sub-genre called weird west. I probably would have done the same thing if I was in his shoes! This review is for the Blu-Ray edition of 'Billy the Kid vs. Dracula' released by Kino Lorber in 2019. Billy the Kid Versus Dracula is a 1966 American horror western film directed by William Beaudine.The film is about Billy the Kid (Chuck Courtney) trying to save his fiancée from Dracula (John Carradine).The film was originally released as part of a double feature along with Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter in 1966. Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse's ... See full summary ». Dracula travels to the American West, intent on making a beautiful ranch owner his next victim. What is 'Billy the Kid vs. Dracula' about? [1] Both films were the last features directed by William Beaudine, Sr.[1] Beaudine spent the rest of his career following these films filming television. Member. Producers Studios - 5330 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. on a young woman who introduces him to her fiancé, William Bonney aka billy the Kid A European family who'd previously encountered Dracula warns Billy of who the man is, and the danger he will bring. I also liked Plowman in this film, she was a steady television actress during the 50's and 60's and she was extremely beautiful to look at. 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Dracula travels to the American West, intent on making a beautiful ranch owner his next victim. Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966) Filming & Production. [3] According to the assistant to the producer Howard W. Koch, Jr., they "were made as cheap as movies can be made. 17:08, 5 January 2014 Roman Spinner moved page to Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (although the appended poster indicates "vs.", this film's on-screen title clearly shows the full word, "Versus", as depicted in the opening credits (available on YouTube), thus confirming the … Kurt Ingston, a rich recluse, invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps as one by one they meet horrible deaths. After botanist Wilfred Glendon travels to Tibet in search of a rare flower, the Mariphasa, he returns to a London haunted by murders that can only be the work of bloodthirsty werewolves. The world deadliest gunfighter! Billy the Kid vs. Dracula on DVD. The doctor hands Billy a silver scalpel telling him he must drive it through the vampire's heart. now playing Billy The Kid Vs. Dracula -- (Movie Clip) Vampires On The Brain. “Billy the Kid vs Dracula” was released in 1966. 1,535 1,135 2. When an abused socialite grows to giant size because of an alien encounter and an aborted murder attempt, she goes after her cheating husband with revenge on her mind. Also, for you trivia buffs out there...Olive Carey plays Dr. (1966). This film plays as a regular vampire story and not as camp but with the low budget and a script that isn't careful about vampire do's and dont's it can't help but become camp. Edit. Her fiance, outlaw Billy the Kid, finds out about it and rushes to save her. Starring John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Virginia Christine Cinematography by Lothrop B. Hull and Carey is the mother of Harry Carey jr. who also appears in this film as the wagon master! Billy the Kid vs. Dracula. Eventually, the Count kidnaps Betty and takes her to an abandoned silver mine. rcs0411@yahoo.com. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Filming Locations (2) Filming Dates (1) Filming Locations. Is 'Billy the Kid vs. Dracula' based on a book? Ah, but he's not a villain in STAGECOACH. The Count subdues the notorious outlaw and sets out to transform Betty into his vampire mate. The copy on Youtube has a valid notice, and 1966 films are automatically renewed, so no, it's not PD, sorry. Vampires walk in broad daylight, corpses move their arms, and rubber bats terrorize outlaw-turned-hero Billy the Kid (Chuck Courtney). Weird west combines western elements with another genre such as science fiction, horror, occult or fantasy. Weird west combines western elements with another genre such as science fiction, horror, occult or fantasy. Rick. Endangered Species. Billy the Kid Versus Dracula is a 1966 American horror western film directed by William Beaudine. Dracula impersonates Bentley's deceased uncle, calling himself "Mr. Underhill", and schemes to make her his vampire bride. That night Dracula kills a young Indian girl and the rest of the Indians attack the Stagecoach and kill everyone on board. [1], Billy the Kid Versus Dracula was released on DVD by the Cheezy Flicks label on October 25, 2005 and again on DVD by Cheezy Flicks in a compilation titled Shockorama: The William Beaudine Collection. The story starts out with Dracula (John Carradine) on a stagecoach and he see's a picture of a young girl and is instantly attracted to her. Illegally Yours. The film centers on Dracula's plot to convert Billy the Kid's fiancée, Betty Bentley, into his vampire bride. ": The director, William Beaudine, was famous for not wasting time with more than one take. [2] The films were produced by television producer Carroll Case for Joseph E. Levine. [1] Principal photography began on June 22, 1965. Otherwise, I regret nothing." Just then, the town sheriff and a country doctor arrive. I think this is just campy fun to watch! [1] The film was shown as early as March 30, 1966 in New Haven, Connecticut. Yes, it does provide a few laughs. With John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Melinda Casey, Virginia Christine. Dracula travels to the American West, intent on making a beautiful ranch owner his next victim. COMMENTS: "DON'T WORRY, NOBODY WILL NOTICE! Billy the Kid Versus Dracula 19 of 20 people found this review helpful. From Hell to Texas. A German immigrant couple come to work for her and warn Bentley that her "uncle" is a vampire. Billy the Kid vs. Dracula Chuck Courtney John Carradine Melinda Plowman (1966) Bar-B ranch foreman Billy (Chuck Courtney) proposes to his blond boss (Melinda Plowman), unaware her top-hatted uncle (John Carradine) is a vampire. And then uses a railroad spike. The ending was pretty shabby when Billy the Kid throws a gun at Dracula and knocks him out! But no one believes him. I don't even remember it. [4], John Carradine later spoke on the film, "I have worked in a dozen of the greatest, and I have worked in a dozen of the worst. I think it lives up to its incredible title. Carradine was pretty old in 1966 and he appears frail so when there are scenes that require physical effort a stand-in was used. Carradine dyed his hair black for this role to try and look younger. and again "My worst film? The professionalism of the cast helps. It is a gothic/horror/western which is part of a sub-genre called weird west. 34K 12,801 54. 06-01-19 BILLY THE KID VS DRACULA 15th new episode of the season 06-08-19 THE CAR last shown 07-17 06-15-19 ATTACK OF THE 50 FOOT WOMAN 16th new episode of the season 06-22-19 THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS 17th new episode of the season 06-29-19 THE TWO FACES OF DR JEKYLL 18th new episode of the season title details and video sharing options. Both films were shot in eight days at Corriganville Movie Ranch and at Paramount Studios in mid-1965; both were the final feature films of director Beaudine. It was a bad film. A great Cheezy Flick - and … Thats part of their charm! “Billy the Kid vs Dracula” was released in 1966. John Carradine frequently stated in interviews that his worst film by far was Billy the Kid vs. Dracula. Melinda Casey, Actress: The Wild Wild West. It is a gothic/horror/western which is part of a sub-genre called weird west. Three men and a woman crash-land in a deep crater in Antarctica, where they find a prehistoric world. Carradine had previously played Count Dracula in two Universal films, House of Frankenstein (1944) and House of Dracula (1945). The Great Locomotive Chase. The film centers on Dracula's plot to convert Billy the kid's fiancée, Betty Bentley, into his vampire bride. Director: William Beaudine Writers: Carl K. Hittleman (story) and Jack Lewis Stars: John Carradine, Chuck Courtney and Melinda Plowman An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power. 1,535 1,135 2. William One Shot Beaudine's companion piece to the equally nonsensical Billy the Kid vs. Dracula represents a memorable closing to the eccentric Z-movie auteur's amusing body of work. I was absolutely numb! Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? View production, box office, & company info. Billy confronts the Count but soon finds that bullets are no match for a vampire. They are totally different colors. Action / Drama / Horror (1966) 73 minutes ~ Color Dracula travels to the American West, intent on making a beautiful ranch owner his next victim. [4] The film is set for release on blu-ray and DVD by KL Studio Classics on August 20, 2019. Directed by William Beaudine. Both are available for free on YouTube. Billy throws his gun at the vampire and knocks him senseless, making him easy pickings for a staking. The film is about Billy the Kid (Chuck Courtney) trying to save his fiancée from Dracula (John Carradine). But you have to expect these inconsistencies from these films. In the end, Billy the Kid vs. Dracula is pretty weak tea. Gun the Man Down. However, without Carradine in those, we probably never would have gotten the wonderful BILLY THE KID VS DRACULA later. Check out what we'll be watching in 2021. While Bentley does not believe them, their concerns confirm Billy's suspicions that something is not quite right with Betty's uncle. Her fiance, outlaw Billy the Kid, finds out about it and rushes to save her. Moonrise. It was directed by William Beaudine and written by Carl K. Hittleman. "[3], According to the American Film Institute, an official release date of the film is not confirmed. 1:22:02. 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