COUNTESS DRACULA'S ORGY OF BLOOD
Cast: Paul Naschy (Padre Jacinto), Glori-Anne
Gilbert (Diana), Arthur Roberts (Lord Ruthven), Eyana Barsky (Martine), Tony
Clay (Count Dracula), Del Howison (Renfield), Kennedy Johnston (Roxanne),
Lolana (Lilith), Jana Thompson (Valerie), Belinda Gavin (Anna), Mark
Bedell (Dumas), Jason Peters (Mal), Marina Yaloyan (Natasha), Bella Diona
(Hooker #1), Olga Hammerstein (Hooker #2), Whayne Jerome-Clayton
(Bouncer), Alan G. Kracalik (Bartender), Cindy Green (Hooker), Tango
Perlita (Hooker), Joe Baisur (Frugal Street "John"), Paul Guay
(Strip Club Patron), Skip Malanowski (Strip Club Patron), Don Glut (Strip
Club Patron); special appearance: Dick Dyszel (Count Gore de Vol)
Partial Plot Synopsis (taken from the complete synopsis by Donald F. Glut; copyright © 2003 Frontline Entertainment, Inc.):
Los Angeles, 1897: Roxanne Dumas receives another nocturnal visit from the vampire Diana Ruthven, who again makes love to her and drinks her blood. By the time her brother realizes something is amiss, Diana has absconded with Roxanne. Dumas seeks the help of Padre Jacinto, a priest who is looking for a sign to reaffirm his faith, and the two of them go off in pursuit of Diana and her vampire brother, Lord Ruthven. The two vampire hunters confront Ruthven and Diana in the crypt below an old abbey, destroying Diana with a wooden stake and Ruthven with a consecrated silver dagger, rescuing Roxanne from a fate of undeath. His faith reinforced by his encounter with the supernatural, the Padre prays, offering to let his spirit remain on Earth as a protective force in the event that Ruthven’s evil ever return.
Los Angeles, the present: Count Dracula, while being entertained by his vampire girlfriend Valerie, summons his daughter Martine and insect-eating servant Renfield. Dracula has learned that the remains of his old British “blood brother” Lord Ruthven are in Southern California. He dispatches Martine and Renfield to the abbey to bring Ruthven back to life, taking with them the Ruthvenian, the so-called “vampire’s bible” that was named after him.
Once back among the living, Lord Ruthven longs for Roxanne. Both Ruthven and Diana had desired to win Roxanne and, by turning her into a vampire, know her love throughout eternity. He feels that Roxanne still exists in this new millennium, even if only in spirit. Ruthven also thirsts, not having tasted human blood in more than a century. Encountering former prostitute Lilith in a Hollywood alley, Ruthven suddenly feels ill and cries tears of blood, as Lilith escapes, the ghost of Padre Jacinto appears, condemning Ruthven’s actions.
Back at the abbey, Ruthven reads in the Ruthvenian that the Padre’s blessed dagger has “purified” his circulatory system so that he can no longer drink blood. His only recourse is to revive his sister Diana, who must filter the blood of her victims through her own body, and then give it to Ruthven to drink. Diana sets off into her new and modern world, rapidly learning its ways and becoming a part of it.
TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENS, YOU MUST SEE THIS FILM!
From Donald Glut (3-16-03):
Dracula's Orgy of Blood," starring Paul Naschy as Padre Jacinto, wrapped shooting the night of Friday, March 14, 2003. Paul
was treated like the international star we all know him to be and
was a true delight and perfect gentleman on the set. He charmed us
all! This, as you know, is Naschy's first American film and my first
sequel. It may also be the first time American fans will hear his
real voice and get a sense of his true acting talent (he speaks his
lines in Spanish, with English subtitles). He did one of the finest
performances I've ever seen him do, in my opinion, and there are two
specific speeches -- both in which the Padre, who has had doubts
about his faith until confronting the Ruthven vampires -- speaks to
God, very moving indeed. I also gave him an "in joke" line
where he mentions various other Naschy movie roles -- e.g., the
Werewolf and living Mummy. I think you'll all be happy with his 1st
American appearance for the above and other reasons. To sum up, it
was a fabulous experience working with Paul, he seems to be having a
great time on his first visit to California, and I hope to work with
him again in the future.
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Director Donald Glut with Naschy