Scream Blacula Scream (1973)

USA, 1973
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Bob Kelljan.

Plot Summary

Willis expects to inherit the powers and control over a voodoo cult possessed by his recently deceased mother. When he doesn’t, he plans to get revenge by reincarnating the vampire Blacula. Together they infiltrate the cult as the police close in on the legion of vampires that Blacula is creating.


Directed by: Bob Kelljan
© copyright by American International Pictures MCMLXXIII [1973]
American International [logo]. Samuel Z. Arkoff presents. An American International picture
Executive Producer: Samuel Z. Arkoff
Produced by: Joseph T. Naar
Screenplay by: Joan Torres, Raymond Koenig, Maurice Jules
Story by: Joan Torres, Raymond Koenig
Director of Photography: Isidore Mankofsky
Edited by: Fabien Tordjmann
Music Composed and Conducted by: Bill Marx
Sound Mixer: Donald Johnson
Wardrobe Man: Ermon Session
Wardrobe Woman: Sandra Stewart
Make-up: Alan Snider
Hairstylist: Ruby Ford
Special Effects: Jack De Bron Jr
Art Director: Alfeo Bocchicchio
Casting by: Joe Scully, Bernard Carneol

William Marshall (Blacula)
Don Mitchell (Justin)
Pam Grier (Lisa)
Michael Conrad (Sheriff Dunlop)
Janee Michelle (Gloria)
Lynn Moody (Denny)
Barbara Rhoades (Elaine)
Bernie Hamilton (Ragman)
Richard Lawson (Willis)
Arnold Williams (Louis)
Van Kirksey (Professor Walston)
Bob Minor (pimp #1)
Al Jones (pimp #2)
Eric Mason (Milt)
Sybil Scotford (librarian)
Beverly Gill (Maggie)
Don Blackman (doll man)
Judith Elliotte (prostitute)
Dan Roth (cop)
Nicholas Worth (Dennis)

Alternative Titles

Blacula II
Blacula Is Beautiful
Blacula Lives Again!
The Name Is Blacula

Sequel to
Blacula (1972)



  • Weng’s Chop no.9 (August 2016) pp. 8-9 – illustrated article (Rhythm & blues & ghouls: Blacula and the blaxploitation horror sub-genre by Troy Howarth


  • American International Pictures: A Filmography by Robert L. Ottoson pp.245-246 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Cinematic Vampires by John L. Flynn p.184
  • Creature Features Movie Guide Strikes Again by John Stanley p.337 – credits, review
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.341 – credits
  • The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide by Stephen Jones p.91 – credits, review
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.422 – credits
  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Film Sequels, Series, and Remakes by Kim R. Holston and Tom Winchester pp.59-60
  • Trashfiend: Disposable Horror Fare of the 1960s & 1970s Volume One by Scott Stine pp.93-96 – illustrated credits, synopsis, review
  • Vampire Films of the 1970s: Dracula to Blacula and Every Fang Between by Gary A. Smith pp.45-46; 218-219 – illustrated review; credits