“Inflamed with his Vampire thirst for blood and evil and beautiful girls.”
As movie poster artists go Tom Chantrell is up there with the best of them. He really did produce some fantastic posters for Hammer with his campaigns for their Dracula series of films particularly outstanding. This original country of origin 1968 UK quad for their third Dracula sequal “Dracula Has Risen From The Grave” is such a poster….Fantastic artwork (with Dracula actually realised from a photograph taken of Chantrell by his wife) of the Count with several key film scenes adorning the bottom border. Originally folded (as issued) with bold unfaded colours this displays & presents to excellent effect and represents is a very rare example of Hammer Horror memorabilia and one of the best Dracula movie posters Hammer commissioned.
Trivia: Sir Christopher Lee loved to recount the following tale: Hammer was given a Queen’s Award to Industry while shooting the final scenes of Dracula impaled on the rocks, with a group of British government dignitaries watching as Lee thrashed around screaming and pouring with gore. After the scene wrapped, a minister turned to his wife and said, “That man is a member of my club.”…more detail
UK Quad / Single Sided / (30" x 40")
UK / British
Near mint minus – Very fine plus / originally folded (as issued)
Christopher Lee, Barbara Ewing, Barry Andrews, Ewan Cooper, Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson