This is the final part of my three part photo blog of “Horror Of Dracula”. In the final act of the story Van Helsing and Dracula finally meet and it is a battle of wits to the very end as Dracula tries to take a bride (Mina) and Van Helsing tries to destroy the legendary vampire.
It is time for the Holmwoods to wake up and realize the truth of the matter. There is something sinister a foot!
Mina and Arthur prepare to here a magical tale of phantoms.
Tania has a story of the not quite dead. The child tells of her visit with Lucy.
Arthur sets out to check on Lucy’s final resting place.
He discovers that Lucy is not where she is suppose to be.
Meanwhile Tania sets out on an adventure of her own.
Lucy is waiting for the child to meet her.
Lucy takes Tania to a great spot to play a game.
Arthur and Lucy are reunited. However Van Helsing is also close by. Very close by!
Get back demon! The power of Christ compels you!
“Is There No Other Way?!” Arthur needs reassuring that this is what has to be done to save his sister.
Van Helsing stakes Lucy so that she may find true peace.
This is just a really cool shot of the “Hammer red” blood as the stake pierces Lucy’s heart.
You know this is a really good book! Arthur talks to Helsing about the things in Jonathan’s diary.
Van Helsing contemplates the whereabouts of Dracula.
Oddly the search takes them far from Dracula’s true location and back to the border/toll crossing.
Meanwhile Mina gets a late night caller with a strange request.
Money is knowledge! Arthur bribes the guy at the crossing in order to procure the information they need.
Mina’s rendezvous and Van Helsing’s lead point to the same location of Dracula’s whereabouts.
Mina takes a trip to the undertaker.
Dracula awakes to greet Mina.
Van Helsing and Arthur return home to find Mina is gone.
Before they can panic Mina returns with a story about a morning stroll.
Van Helsing visits the undertaker and discovers that Dracula is no longer there.
Van Helsing and Arthur discuss where else in the city Dracula could possibly hide.
The two men finally realize how dangers morning strolls can be for a woman. Mina passes out and gains a mark from the cross Arthur hands her.
Van Helsing patrols the outside property for signs of Dracula…
Mina begins to joneses for Dracula after sensing his closeness.
Dracula calling. Dracula enters the house to greet Mina.
Dracula takes Mina. Right there on the bed.
Mina is found unconscious and bleeding from the bite marks.
Van Helsing rushes to save Mina through a dangerous blood transfusion.
Arthur recovers with a good bottle of wine and realizes that good servants don’t go into the cellar.
Van Helsing rushes to the cellar to discover that Dracula has been right under their very feet. He is met by a panicked Dracula.
Gerda sees the devil and goes into hysterics. The men learn of Mina’s abduction.
Knowing full well Dracula’s next move, Van Helsing races to the Castle after Dracula.
Dracula crosses the border illegally ….
Followed by Van Helsing….
Dracula throws Mina into the shallow grave he has dug for her….
Mina gets a rude awakening as she realizes that Dracula is burying her in the shallow grave.
When Van Helsing arrives Dracula flees into the castle to seek refuge. Van Helsing is not far behind him.
Dracula and Van Helsing fight in the grand library and for a minute it looks as if Dracula will be the victor.
Van Helsing’s will to live is stronger and he forces Dracula into the sunlight piercing through the window.
The bathing sunlight proves to be a fatal and fast death for Dracula as it causes a quick decay.
Dust in the wind. Van Helsing defeats Dracula. The End…or is it?!