Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

Check your zoos for elephants that are seeing pink men because we're discussing the 1936 film (and direct sequel to 1931's Dracula) Dracula's Daughter! And boy do we have some things to say about the hetero nonsense in this movie.

First, we'll spill the tea on the film's dramatic road to production, complete with cameos from super-producer David O. Selznick, queer director James Whale and everyone's favorite Production Code Administration head: Joseph Breen!

Then we'll dive into all things queer in this underseen classic, including a third act whose sole purpose is to make the straights happy. But hey, it's not like director Lambert Hillyer didn't fit as much queerness in the film as possible (it's not even subtext, y'all).

Plus: an X-rated bow tie metaphor, personal space, Hedda Hopper(?!) and more analysis from everyone's favorite queer horror theorist: Harry M. Benshoff!

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