Dracula Sucks (1979)

76m (UK softcore version), 78m (US hardcore version), 82m (US hardcore version (as Lust At First Bite)), 86m (US softcore version), 108m (US hardcore version)35mm film, Metrocolor, 1.37:1
mono, English

An American pornographic horror film directed by Philip Marshak.


Directed by: Philip Marshak
© 1979 First International Pictures/ MR Productions
MR Productions, First International Pictures presents. A Darryl A. Marshak production. A Philip Marshak film
Executive Producer: David E. Emerich
Produced by: Darryl A. Marshak
Associate Producers: Nettie Peña, David Kern
Screenplay by: Darryl A. Marshak & David J. Kern [real name: Phillip Marshak]
From the Novel “” by: Bram Stoker
Additional Dialogue: T. Bell
Director of Photography: Hanania Baer
Film Editor: Nettie Peña
Original Music Composed and Conducted by: Lionel Thomas
Sound Mixer: Jon Clay
Costumes: Barbara Edelstein, Priscilla Morales
Make-up: Martin L. Dorf, Phillis Ellis, Priscilla Morales, Rahavan B. Briggs
Hairdresser: Martin L. Dorf
Special Effects: Richard King
Key Art: Nancy Villagran
Filmed entirely on location in an authentic castle situated in the high desert of California

Jamie Gillis (Dracula)
Annette Haven (Mina)
John Leslie (Dr Arthur Seward)
Serena (Lucy Webster)
Detlef van Berg [real name: Reggie Nalder] (Dr Van Helsing)
Kay Parker (Dr Sybil Seward)
John Holmes (Dr John Stoker)
Mike Ranger (Dr Peter Bradley)
Paul Thomas (Jonathan Harker)
Richard Bulik (Richard Renfield)
Pat Manning (Irene Renfield)
David Lee Bynum (Jarvis)
Seka (Nurse Betty Lawson)
Martin L. Dorf (Martin)
Irene Best (maid)
George Lee (singing cowboy)
Renee Andre (hand maiden)
Slavica (hand maiden)
Kurt Sjoberg (Hitler)
Ken Michaels [real name: Ken Yontz] (patient)
Nancy Hoffman (patient)
Mitch Morrill (patient)
Bill Margold (Henry)

Alternative Titles

The Coming of Dracula's Bride – alternative title
Dracula Sucks Blood – Canada (advertising)
Dracula… ti succhio – Italy
Dracula's Bride – USA (X-rated version)
Kaftes erotikes nyhtes tou Drakoula – Greece
Liebling, du beißt so gut – West Germany
Lust at First Bite – alternative title
La novia de Drácula – Venezuela
The Orgies of Dracula



  • Screen International no.229 (23 February-1 March 1980) p.4 – note (Films for registration)
  • Screen International no.234 (29 March-5 April 1980) p.15 – credits, review (The new films by Marjorie Bilbow)
  • Weng's Chop no.9 (August 2016) p. 75 – illustrated review (Classic porn primer by Peter Davies)


  • Cinematic by John L. Flynn pp.209
  • Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010 by John Edgar Browning and Caroline Joan (Kay) Picart pp.203-204
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.111
  • Vampire Films of the 1970s: Dracula to Blacula and Every Fang Between by Gary A. Smith pp.152-155; 209 – review; credits
  • Video Dungeon: The Collected Reviews by Kim Newman pp.160-161