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I recently began revisiting the Universal horror classics, as many do around Halloween. However, rather than watching Tod Browning’s Dracula from 1931 for the hundredth time, I decided to watch 1936’s Dracula’s Daughter. I hadn’t seen it before, but it didn’t take long for me to understand why it was notable in its context as a female-led horror film. In her titular role as Dracula’s daughter, Countess Marya Zaleska acts as our villain. Unlike her father, she struggles internally with her identity as a vampire. One the one hand, she must indulge her need to find prey. On the other
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