"Alone with the dead! I dare not go out, for I can hear the low howl of the wolf through the broken window" When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, but makes horrifying discoveries about his client and his castle. Soon afterwards, a number of... show more
"Alone with the dead! I dare not go out, for I can hear the low howl of the wolf through the broken window"
When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, but makes horrifying discoveries about his client and his castle.
Soon afterwards, a number of disturbing incidents unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby; strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck; and, the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the imminent arrival of his 'Master'.
In the ensuing battle of wits between the sinister Count Dracula and a determined group of adversaries.
Bram Stoker masterpiece is given life with the wonderful storytelling of Richard E Grant
Total Playing Time approx 3 hrs (Abridged)
Publish date: June 16th 2005
Edition language: English
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