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The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) - Roy Ward Baker & Cheh Chang

THE MEGA POWERS COLLIDE! Yes folks, Hammer Films from England has collided with Shaw Brothers Pictures in Singapore to create this awesome kung-fu/horror flick, The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires. I really didn't know what to think. Watching the movie, I didn't know what to think either. I do know that it looks badass and has a really high quality feel. This is an actual Dracula movie too, so it follows in continuity (in a way) with the other Hammer Horror Dracula pictures. It is the only one to do that without having Dracula in the title. 
Dracula has been awakened to aid in resurrecting seven ancient and vicious vampires in China. It just so happens that Professor Van Helsing is teaching classes in the area. He and a band of mercenaries go on a quest to stop the evil vampire lord, his six swordsmen vampire subjects and hordes of zombies with a thirst for blood. 
It's an adventure with action and horror. And I am really not complaining. I am a fan of Peter Cushing and his …