Il cav. Costante Nicosia demoniaco, ovvero Dracula in Brianza (1975)

Italy, 1975
100m
35mm film, colour
mono (Westrex), Italian

An Italian comedy horror film directed by Lucio Fulci.

Plot Summary

Toothpaste factory owner Constantino Nicosia is appalling to his wife and friends and is insufferable about his wealth and power. Then he meets the vampire Count Dragalescu and his life changes forever…

Credits

Crew
Director: Lucio Fulci
Coralta Cinematografica
Production Manager: Alfonso Donati
Unit Managers: Ennio Di Meo, Franco Mancarella, Romualdo Buzzanca
Script: Pupi Avati, Bruno Corbucci, Mario Amendola, Lucio Fulci
Story: Lucio Fulci
Additional Dialogue: Enzo Jannacci, Giuseppe Viola
Assistant Directors: Victor Tourjansky, Giuseppe Pollini
Script Supervisor: Roberto Giandalia
Director of Photography: Sergio Salvati
Cameramen: Franco Bruni, Enzo Tosi
Assistant Cameraman: Maurizio Lucchini, Bernardo Valli
Gaffer: Eugenio Raimondi
Key Grip: Luciano Micheli
Stills: Gianfranco Massa
Prints/Processing: Stacofilm
Negative: Eastmancolor
Editor: Ornella Micheli
Assistant Editor: Bruno Micheli
Music: Bixio, Frizzi & Tempera [real names: Franco Bixio, Fabio Frizzi and Vincente Tempera]
Songs: Franco Nebbia, Franco Bixio, Vincent Tempera (Vampiro S.p.A.); Franco Bixio, Fabbio Frizzi, Vincent Tempera (Lady Pamela); Di Capua (O sole mio); Ripp (Creola)
Song Performed by: Franco Nebbia (Vampiro S.p.A.; Lady Pamela)
Sound Recordist: Cinemontaggio
Sound: Mario Attavi
Boom Operator: Marco Donati
Make Up: Maria Luisa Tilli
Hair: Luisa Piovesan
Wigs: Ditta Maggi
Costumes: Massimo Lentini
Sylva Koscina’s Clothes: Mila Schon of I vergottini
Wardrobe: Bertilla Silvestrin
Clothes: Roberta Di Camerino, Marcello Rubinacci
Costume House: GP 11
Furs: Viscardi
Leather Creations: Cesare Ricinni
Art Director: Pierluigi Basile
Property Master: Marilo Gentili
Travarobe: Duilio Caltabellotta
Set Furnishings: Larredamento di Bagnolo Cremasco; GRP-SET-Cimino; Sanchini-Rancati
Publicity: Maria Ruhle
Studio: R.P.A. Elios Film Studios, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Photography Studio: Leo Massa

Cast
Lando Buzzanca (Costante Nicosia)
Rossano Brazzi (Dr Paluzzi)
Sylva Koscina (Mariu Nicosia)
Moira Orfei (Bestia Assatanata)
Christa Linder (Liu)
John Steiner (Count Dragulescu)
Francesca Romana Coluzzi (Wanda Torsello)
Grazia Di MarzĂ   (prostitute)
Franco Nebbia (Meniconi)
Michele Cimarosa (Salvatore Cannata)
Grazia Spadaro (Aunt Maria)
Giampaolo Rossi (brother-in-law)
Ciccio Ingrassia (Salvatore)
Valentina Cortese (Orfelia Francetti)
Antonio Allocca (Peppino)
Franca Martelli (Gia)
Mauro Vestri (Sperandeu)
Ugo Fangareggi (Battai)
Dorika Dori (singer)
Carlo Bagno (head worker)
Renato Malavasi (Arnaldo)
John Bartha [real name: Janos Bartha] (concierge)
Barbara Musci (Georgia)
Gianfranco Bocca (Colombo)
Belsana Arfenone (Nicosia’s domestic)
Giampaolo Rossi
Ilona Staller [uncredited]

Alternative Titles

Dracula in the Provinces
Young Dracula

References

Periodicals
Rivista del Cinematografo no.12 (December 1975) p.558 – review
Cinematografia ITA vol.42 no.5/6 (June/July 1975) pp.7-8 – review

Books
Beyond Terror by Stephen Thrower p.274 – credits, review