Screen Archives Entertainment Screen Archives Entertainment    
   Home  Shipping Rates  Order Info  Contact Us  Links  Change Style
  search tips
   [log in]   [new customer?]  [join mailing list]
 

Site Security
provided by


  
Our Price: $39.95
Bookmark and Share
Label:
Name: MUSIC BOX RECORDS
Number: OOPMBR015

MAMA DRACULA (500 EDITION) (CD)
Composed by: Roy Budd

Sample Tracks
Name Number
To The Castle Dracula 02
Mama's Story 03
Mama's Theme 10
The Professor and Nancy 13
Play All Tracks

MINT - SEALED - ONLY ONE AVAILABLE

First time on CD with a new remastered sound. 8-page CD booklet with French and English liner notes by Florent Groult discussing the film score with director/producer Boris Szulzinger.

Composer Roy Budd's (Get Carter, Soldier Blue, The Wild Geese) score for Mama Dracula (1980), a vampire comedy produced and directed by Boris Szulzinger starring Louise Fletcher and Maria Schneider.

It was during the raucous production of Picha's Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle, a 1975 adult-oriented French/Belgian animated film directed by cartoonist Picha, that producer Boris Szulzinger came across Roy Budd, a lightning bolt of an experience both on artistic and human levels. In 1980, the British composer would be offered two Franco-Belgian projects produced by Boris Szulzinger destined to appear on the big screen, separated by an interval of several months: The Missing Link and Mama Dracula.

The film tells the story of Mama Dracula, a character based on the true story of Countess Bathory, an enthusiast of rejuvenation baths consisting of the blood of young virgins, must come to terms with a shortage of such blood in the modern era. The musical accompaniment adheres strictly to a number of codes indispensable to generating the required mood: a romantic sombre feel with the use of a cimbalom and harpsichord, a lively tango theme for the twin vampires, military music pastiche, mock fanfare and lounge music à la Henry Mancini, all provided by the National Philharmonic Orchestra.

For more than thirty years, only the vanishingly hard-to-find LP record of the era could avail a taste of the unbridled yet delicious characteristics of this score. The present edition is therefore a chance for all admirers of Roy Budd to finally enjoy it, through a painstaking and careful presentation aimed at preserving the splendid original mix. The original soundtrack possesses all the generous qualities that typified its composer and merits fully the homage paid here to its true value.

1. Invitation to a Blood Convention (02:08)
2. To the Castle Dracula (01:22)
3. Mama's Story (02:11)
4. Mama's Little Boys (02:02)
5. The Castle's Laboratory (00:37)
6. Mama Sends Vamps to Work (01:49)
7. Inside the Vamps Showroom (01:48)
8. The Angry Villagers (03:35)
9. Fiance's Lib (01:06)
10. Mama's Theme (02:11)
11. Bath of Blood (03:27)
12. Morning Vamps (02:19)
13. The Professor and Nancy (03:17)
14. The Vamp Show (02:27)
15. Tango Vampo (00:46)
16. Nancy Speaks (02:31)
17. Mama and her Family (02:24)

TOTAL TIME 36:40

  
Customers who bought this title also bought:
USED CARS (2000 EDITION)
$9.95
 
L'IMPRECATEUR (THE ACCUSER) / INTERDIT AUX MOINS DE 13 ANS (LUCY ON SEINE) (500 EDITION)
$44.95
 
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
$19.95
 
  
We also recommend:
BLACK WINDMILL
$29.95
 
FIELD OF HONOR
$129.95
 
FEAR IS THE KEY
$15.95
 
  
Last Items Viewed:
  
Reviews and Comments: (0)
All times US Eastern   |   login to post your own review or comments.
There are no reviews or comments yet. Log in or register to post your own reviews or comments.
 YOUR CART
  Your cart is empty.
TOP WEEKLY CDS
1 HURRY SUNDOWN (2CD)
2 COLLATERAL
3 BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA: 30TH ANNIVERSARY (RE-ISSUE / 2 CD / 3000 EDITION)
4 LA PASSANTE DU SANS-SOUCI / GARDE A VUE
5 ORDINARY PEOPLE / SAVE THE TIGER (1500 EDITION)
6 JANE EYRE (1000 EDITION)
7 POWDER (EXPANDED)
8 RIPLEY'S GAME (500 EDITION)
9 THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA (1000 EDITION)
10 THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD (2CD)

TOP WEEKLY DVD/BLU-RAY TITLES
1 CAT BALLOU (1965)
2 GARDEN OF EVIL (1954)
3 HAUNTING OF MORELLA (1990 / 1500 EDITION)
4 FORCE FIVE (1981 / 1000 EDITION)
5 HARLOCK SPACE PIRATE (2013 / 2 DISC / 2D AND 3D) AUTOGRAPHED / LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER
6 I COULD GO ON SINGING (1963)
7 CHATO'S LAND (1972)
8 EUREKA (1983)
9 APPASSIONATA (1974)
10 CUTTER'S WAY (1981)

 
© 2016 Screen Archives Entertainment