"Dracula's Daughter," is day eight's pick for 31 days of classic horror. "Dracula's Daughter," is 1936 film that is a sequel to "Dracula." Countess Marya Zaleska is the character in this movie, she's the Count's daughter. Actress Gloria Holden played the vampire.
Countess Marya Zaleska: Sandor, look at me. What do you see in my eyes?
This film is quite a successful sequel. Holden gives a great performances and the plot is chilling. No offense to "Son of Dracula," but this sequel was a lot better and had more of an affect.
Lady Esme Hammond: Sherry, Marya?
Countess Marya Zaleska: Thank you, I never drink... wine.
She doesn't exactly what to be a vampire, she wants to become human, but like all vampires they can't forget that they are bloodthirsty creatures. It's a picture that people who love vampire films but missed this one, should really watch it. It's interesting, spooky, and has a great plot.
Countess Marya Zaleska: Her pulse is weak Dr. Garth... Growing weaker. All your skill can't help her now. She's under a spell that can be broken only by me... or death.
So this b-picture, "Dracula's Daughter," is today's pick for 31 days of classic horror. Find this movie online, rent it at the video store, or see if a friend as a copy, it's a film to watch at least once especially for the discerning classic horror fan.